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Ogilvie, R. M. (Robert Maxwell) 1932-1981

Works: 132 works in 631 publications in 7 languages and 8,277 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Arranger, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PA6706, 936
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Most widely held works about R. M Ogilvie
Most widely held works by R. M Ogilvie
The Romans and their gods in the age of Augustus by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author makes it possible for the modern reader to appreciate the real feeling behind the seemingly conventional and formalistic imprecations and appeals to the gods of Roman literature, and to understand the faith which sustained many of Rome's most distinguished citizens. He makes wide us of original material (all of which is quoted in translation) to give a picture of religious life at Rome between 80 B.C. and A.D. 69. He tells us how the Romans prayed; what happened at a sacrifice; what sort of gods they believed in and how seriously they took their religion." [Back cover]
Early Rome and the Etruscans by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

63 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman literature and society by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the plays of Plautus and Cicero's criminal cases in the 2nd century B.C. to the satires of Juvenal and the histories of Suetonius in the 2nd century A.D., this introductory survey of Roman literature places the major Latin works surviving today against the background of the society in which they were written. For the uninitiated, Professor Ogilvie assumes no knowledge of the Latin language, but explains to the student and general reader alike where the works of the lyric poets like Catullus and Horace, historians like Sallust and Livy, dramatic orators like Cicero and even self-propagandists like Caesar, belonged within the context of Rome's developing society."--Contratapa
A commentary on Livy, books 1-5 by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

62 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dotyczy dzieła Liwiusza: Ab urbe condita
Latin and Greek : a history of the influence of the classics on English life from 1600 to 1918 by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

28 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De vita Agricolae by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

54 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricola was the governor of Britain for seven years in the later part of the first century AD, and this account of his life written by his son-in-law, historian Cornelius Tacitus, is the primary source for the Roman conquest of the north of Britain
The library of Lactantius by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early history of Rome. Books I-V of The history of Rome from its foundation by Livy( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With stylistic brilliance and historical imagination, the first five books of Livy's monumental history of Rome record events from the foundation of Rome through the history of the seven kings, the establishment of the Republic and its internal struggles, up to Rome's recovery after the fierce Gallic invasion of the fourth century B.C. Livy vividly depicts the great characters, legends, and tales, including the story of Romulus and Remus. Reprinting Robert Ogilvie's lucid 1971 introduction, this highly regarded edition now boasts a new preface, examining the text in light of recent Livy scholarship, informative maps, bibliography, and an index. Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction by Robert Ogilvie
Cornelii Taciti opera minora by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in Latin and Norwegian and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Agricola ; and, the Germania by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about 120. He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in 88. After four years' absence he experienced the terrors of Emperor Domitian's last years and turned to historical writing. He was a consul in 97. Close friend of the younger Pliny, with him he successfully prosecuted Marius Priscus. Works: (i) Life and Character of Agricola, written in 97–98, specially interesting because of Agricola's career in Britain. (ii) Germania (98–99), an equally important description of the geography, anthropology, products, institutions, and social life and the tribes of the Germans as known to the Romans. (iii) Dialogue on Oratory (Dialogus), of unknown date; a lively conversation about the decline of oratory and education. (iv) Histories (probably issued in parts from 105 onwards), a great work originally consisting of at least twelve books covering the period 69–96 CE, but only Books I–IV and part of Book V survive, dealing in detail with the dramatic years 69–70. (v) Annals, Tacitus's other great work, originally covering the period 14–68 CE (Emperors Tiberius, Gaius, Claudius, Nero) and published between 115 and about 120. Of sixteen books at least, there survive Books I–IV (covering the years 14–28); a bit of Book V and all Book VI (31–37); part of Book XI (from 47); Books XII–XV and part of Book XVI (to 66). Tacitus is renowned for his development of a pregnant concise style, character study, and psychological analysis, and for the often terrible story which he brilliantly tells. As a historian of the early Roman empire he is paramount. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Tacitus is in five volumes
Titi Livi Ab urbe condita by Livy( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in Latin and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C. by John Boardman( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of 'The Cambridge Ancient History' embraces the wide range of approaches and scholarships which have in recent decades transformed our view of late antiquity
The Hellenistic world( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titi Livi Ab urbe condita by Livy( Book )

25 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ab urbe condita by Livy( Book )

18 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in Latin and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Romans and their gods by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Und bauten die Tempel wieder auf : Religion u. Staat im Zeitalter d. Augustus by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient world by R. M Ogilvie( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Maxwell Ogilvie, Robert 1932-1981

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Ogilvie, R.M. 1932-1981

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De vita AgricolaeThe early history of Rome. Books I-V of The history of Rome from its foundationCornelii Taciti opera minoraThe Agricola ; and, the GermaniaTiti Livi Ab urbe conditaRome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C.The Hellenistic worldTiti Livi Ab urbe condita