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Peterson, William 1856-1921

Overview
Works: 176 works in 756 publications in 5 languages and 4,556 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Manuscripts  Terminology  Textbooks 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, în, Creator
Classifications: PA6156, 871
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Dialogus, Agricola, Germania by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

39 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Latin and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of The dialogue on oratory (Dialogus), a lively conversation about the decline of oratory and education; The life and character of Agricola, which includes Agricola's career in Britain; and, Germania, a description of the geography, anthropology, products, institutions, and social life and the tribes of the Germans as known to the Romans
M. Tvlli Ciceronis Orationes by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

84 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. 136 der Burgerbibliothek Bern
Agricola by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

17 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Fabi Quintiliani institutionis oratoriae : liber decimus by Quintilian( Book )

30 editions published between 1891 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liquid flyback booster pre-phase A study assessment( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintiliani Institutionis oratoriae liber X by Quintilian( Book )

39 editions published between 1903 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian essays and addresses by William Peterson( Book )

13 editions published between 1914 and 1915 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war through Canadian eyes by William Peterson( Book )

18 editions published between 1914 and 1915 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelii Taciti Dialogus de oratoribus : a revised text, with introductory essays and critical and explanatory notes by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

10 editions published in 1893 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Reden by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

18 editions published between 1901 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin and English on opposite pages Includes bibliographical references and index Pro Archia Poeta -- Post reditum in senatu -- Post reditum ad quirites -- De domo sua -- De haruspicum responsis -- Pro Plancio
Quintiliani Institutionis oratoriae liber X : a revised text edited for the use of colleges and schools by Quintilian( Book )

9 editions published between 1892 and 1962 in Latin and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Tulli Ciceronis Pro A. Cluentio oratio by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1952 in Latin and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogus by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

24 editions published between 1893 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speech of Cicero in defence of Cluentius by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

9 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacitus, in five volumes by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of the Histories. Books 4-5 and the Annals. Books 1-3. The Histories were 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. The Annals, Tacitus's other great work, originally covered the period 14-68 CE (Emperors Tiberius, Gaius, Claudius, Nero). 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)
The Instituto oratoria of Quintilian by Marcus Fabius Quintilianus( Book )

29 editions published between 1891 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Latin text and a commentary, this is an edition of Book 2 of Quintilian's 'Education of the Orator'. It gives important insights into the way teaching was conducted in a rhetorical school in Rome in the first century AD, and discusses the various elementary rhetorical exercises, one by one
[Orationes] M. Tulli Ciceronis Orationes by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

37 editions published between 1907 and 1990 in Latin and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacitus by Rhiannon Ash( Book )

11 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 39 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. 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
Tacitus by Viktor Pöschl( Book )

10 editions published between 1914 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 37 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. 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
 
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Alternative Names
Peterson, Guglielmus

Peterson, Gulielmus 1856-1921

Peterson, W.

Peterson, W. 1856-1921

Peterson, W. (William), 1856-1921

Peterson, William 1856-1921 Sir

Peterson, William, Sir, 1856-1921

William Peterson President of McGill University, 1895 to 1919

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AgricolaDialogusTacitus, in five volumes[Orationes] M. Tulli Ciceronis OrationesTacitusTacitus