En 1939 Ronald Syme publicaba The Roman Revolution, destinada a abrir nuevas perspectivas en el entendimiento de la fundacion del regimen imperial.
La 'Revolucion romana' de Ronald Syme, en Corti, P.
A more subtle story than the lurid one, and a better reason for studying this material than is given in the online group study guide, was elaborated by Ronald Syme
in The Roman Revolution, first published in 1939, 63 years before Schiff acknowledges.
E significativo, por exemplo, notar como elementos tais como os prefacios passam ao largo das grandes obras tidas como referencia nos estudos tacitianos ate ha pouco tempo, como o estudo de Sir Ronald Syme
In the late 1930s, Ronald Syme
saw in the rise to power of Augustus and his henchmen a 'Roman revolution', a prefiguring of the age of Hitler and Stalin; in 1990, Peter Green freely admitted, in the introduction to From Alexander to Actium (University of California Press), his magisterial survey of the Hellenistic era, just how frequently he had been struck while writing it 'by an overpowering sense of deja vu'.
In distinguishing vice from virtue, Tacitus was, as the late Oxford historian Sir Ronald Syme
once put it, "ever alert for the contrast of name and substance." (35) Tacitus acknowledged that there was, in Syme's British phrasing and spelling, "the nominal sovranty of law." (36) All the same, he knew that, whatever the appearance, in reality, "sovranty"--sovereignty--in the Roman Empire had been ceded to one man, and thereby to those who, through the force of their arms, through the force of their martial and financial might, kept that one man in power.
The greatest 20th-century secular Roman historian, Sir Ronald Syme
, in his seminal book on Augustus (The Roman Revolution, 1939, repr.
That anyone could undertake to write a book about the Augustan age without citing Ronald Syme
's Roman Revolution (especially since it specifically discusses Horace) is extraordinary -- the book was published sixty-one years ago!
In one of his latest papers, published the year before his death, Sir Ronald Syme
surveyed the modern scholarly literature on `The date of Justin and the discovery of Trogus' and argued that Justin's abbreviated version of the Historiae Philippicae of the Augustan historian Pompeius Trogus (not an epitome in the strict sense of that word) was composed in the later fourth century, specifically in `the vicinity of 390'--not in the Antonine or Severan period, as so many have contended.(1) Syme's central argument was lexicographical: he drew attention to a number of words in Justin's vocabulary which point to a date in the fourth century rather than the second or third.
Alfoldi, and he could have cited more than one item by Ronald Syme
who, until Wilkes himself took over the role, was the best Anglo-Saxon expert on the land of the south Slavs in the Roman period.
To Ronald Syme
he was a member of the Augustan Machine, whose official importance was overlooked by moralistic writers.
The trio of Isaiah Berlin, Ronald Syme
and Hugh Trevor-Roper helped me greatly with their advice.