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Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose

Enrica Sciarrino

Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose

from poetic translation to elite transcription

by Enrica Sciarrino

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin prose literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-228) and index.

    StatementEnrica Sciarrino
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6081 .S35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121199M
    ISBN 100814211658
    ISBN 109780814211656, 9780814292662
    LC Control Number2011006020

    With the onset of peace, Mark Cato the Elder moved to the capital. Soon he began a public political career. In BC. e. a native of the plebeian clan received the post of edil, and a year later - praetor. In a new status for himself, Cato the Elder movedto Sardinia, where, as governor, he began to organize the new administration. The book allows students to sample a wide variety of Latin prose texts and illustrates both development and generic differences. Each text is accompanied by a short introduction and brief notes that Filling a major gap in the literature, this useful collection of Latin prose offers ninety-six short passages ranging from the second century B.C /5(9).

    In this commented anthology of Latin prose, Michael von Albrecht selects texts from a span of Roman literature covering four centuries. A summary of the contents will indicate its range and variety: M. Porcius Cato (the preface to De agricultura, a passage from the speech for the Rhodians of B.C., and a section from the Origines); republican oratory (C. Gracchus, from De legibus. M. PORCIVS CATO CENSOR. Orationum Fragmenta: de Agri Cultura. The Latin Library: The Classics Page.

    Latin Prose Search for documents in Search only in Latin Prose. All Search Options Bible Foundation and On-Line Book Initiative. (Latin) search this work. Genesis [Genesis] Exodus [Exodus] Leviticus [Leviticus] Numbers [Numbers] Deuteronomy Cato [Nep. Ca.] Atticus [Nep. Att.] Petronius. We may now sum up. In oratory Cicero rated Cato Censor higher than he did any of Cato's predecessors (Brutus 62). In history, however, Cicero grants no specific credit to Cato. Yet for us, Cato is the father of Latin prose writing. He is the first writer of Latin prose of whom we have today a complete or.


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Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose by Enrica Sciarrino Download PDF EPUB FB2

By systematically analyzing poetic and prose texts in relation to one another and to diverse authorial subjectivities, Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription offers an entirely new perspective on the formation of Latin literature, challenges current assumptions about Roman cultural Cited by: 7.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose by Enrica Sciarrino; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Latin prose literature, History and criticism, Criticism and interpretation; People: Marcus Porcius Cato ( B.C).

By systematically analyzing poetic and prose texts in relation to one another and to diverse authorial subjectivities, Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription offers an entirely new perspective on the formation of Latin literature, challenges current assumptions about Roman cultural Author: Enrica Sciarrino.

The thesis, as I see it, is essentially that prose was invented – or, more precisely, honed – as a Latin genre by Cato the Elder in a bid to capture the authority of ritually charged practices, 1 but the book’s topic covers, as it is surely right to do, more than just the authorial utterances or comportment of that homo novus.

Still. Chapter 1 Situating the Beginnings of Latin Prose 1 Chapter 2 Under the Roman Sun: Poets, Rulers, Translations, and Power 38 Chapter 3 Conflicting Scenarios: Traffic in Others and Others’ Things 78 Chapter 4 Inventing Latin Prose: Cato the Censor and the Formation of a New Aristocracy The second chapter represents a milestone in the revival of Cato as a culturally relevant figure and views his interventions through sociological lenses.

Sciarrino, Enrica. Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose book From poetic translation to elite transcription. Columbus: Ohio. Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose Sciarrino, Enrica Published by The Ohio State University Press Sciarrino, Enrica.

Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite by: 7. Marcus Porcius Cato (/ ˈ k eɪ t oʊ /; – BC), also known as Cato the Elder (Latin: Cato Major), the Censor (Censorius), the Wise (Sapiens), and the Ancient (Priscus), was a Roman soldier, senator and historian known for his conservatism and opposition to Hellenization.

He was the first to write history in epithet "Elder" distinguishes him from his equally famous great Battles/wars: Second Punic War, Roman-Syrian War. Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription Enrica Sciarrino: 8/17/ Literary Criticism/Ancient & Classical pp.

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Get this from a library. Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose: from poetic translation to elite transcription. [Enrica Sciarrino] -- Situating the beginnings of Latin prose -- Under the Roman sun: poets, rulers, translations, and power -- Conflicting scenarios: traffic in others and others' things -- Inventing Latin prose: Cato.

By systematically analyzing poetic and prose texts in relation to one another and to diverse authorial subjectivities, "Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription" offers an entirely new perspective on the formation of Latin literature, challenges current assumptions about Roman cultural 3/5(1).

Cato the Censor and the beginnings of Latin prose. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, © (DLC) Named Person: Marcus Porcius Cato; Marcus Porcius Cato: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Enrica Sciarrino.

Life. Marcus Porcius Cato, born in BCE, was a prominent Roman politician during the Punic Wars, and is often referred to as Censorinus (the Censor) or Maior (the elder), a later convention which distinguishes him from his grandson Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis (named so because he died in Utica).

Cato was born in Tusculum, an old Latin town tucked away in the Alban Hills roughly ten miles. Copley, Frank O. "Early Prose, Cato." In Latin Literature from the Beginnings to the Close of the Second Century A.D. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,pp. Considers Cato's. Cornelius Nepos.

Sorte provinciam nactus Hispaniam citeriorem, exque 2 ea triumphum deportavit. Ibi cum diutius moraretur, P. Scipio Africanus consul iterum, cuius in priore consulatu quaestor fuerat, voluit eum de provincia depellere et ipse ei succedere; neque hoc per senatum efficere potuit, cum quidem Scipio principatum in civitate obtineret, quod tum non potentia, sed iure res publica.

Filling a major gap in the literature, this useful collection of Latin prose offers ninety-six short passages ranging from the second century B.C. to the sixth century A.D. The book allows students to sample a wide variety of Latin prose texts and illustrates both development and generic differences/5(2).

Marcus Porcius Cato (; – BC), also known as (Latin: Cato Major), (Latin: Cato Censorius), (Latin: Cato Sapiens), and (Latin: Cato Priscus), was a Roman soldier, senator and historian known for his conservatism and opposition to Hellenization.

He was the first to write history in epithet "Elder" distinguishes him from his equally famous great-grandson Cato the Younger, who. PORCIVS CATO CENSOR ( – B.C.) Orationum Fragmenta: de Agri Cultura: The Latin Library The Classics Page The Classics Page. Sciarrino E. () Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription.

Columbus: Ohio State University Press. Additional Publications. Sciarrino E. () Cato the Elder -video lecture by invitation by Professor Hannah Čulík-Baird, Boston University.

Enrica Sciarrino, Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription.

Columbus: Ohio State University Press, Pp. xii, ISBN $ Reviewed by Ian Goh, King's College London (@) Version at BMCR home site. Filling a major gap in the literature, this useful collection of Latin prose offers ninety-six short passages ranging from the second century B.C.

to the sixth century A.D. The book allows students to sample a wide variety of Latin prose texts and illustrates both development and generic s: 1.Translator's Introduction.

Cato On Farming is the first surviving work of Latin prose, the oldest visible star in a great galaxy. It is first-hand evidence of farming, rural life and slavery in Italy 2, years ago, when Rome dominated the peninsula and was almost ready to rule the Mediterranean.Filed under: Latin prose literature -- History and criticism.

Cato the Censor and the Beginnings of Latin Prose: From Poetic Translation to Elite Transcription (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by Enrica Sciarrino (PDF at Ohio State) Filed under: Latin prose literature, Medieval and modern.