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explanation, historical  

Christopher Pelling

‘Which of the gods was it that brought the two together in strife?’, asks the Iliad as it launches its narrative (1.8); early in the Odyssey*Zeus complains that mortals blame the gods when ... More

Timagenes, of Alexandria (1), Greek rhetor and historian  

Klaus Meister

Timagenes of *Alexandria (1), Greek rhetor and historian, came to Rome as a captive in 55 bce with A. *Gabinius(2), was ransomed and subsequently set free by Sulla's son Faustus *Cornelius ... More