A History of Rome and the Roman People

Title

A History of Rome and the Roman People

Subject

Roman History

Description

An excerpt from Victory Duruy's history textbook A History of Rome and the Roman People. The excerpt provides some description of Pyrrhus's siege of Asculum and his dealings with Roman commissioners.

The excerpt is taken from from Chapter XVI of the text; War With Pyrrus (280-272). It is illustrative of the style parodied in "Nestor," 2:1-47.

Creator

Victor Duruy

Source

Google Books

Publisher

Original: Kegan Paul & Co., London
Digital: http://books.google.com/books?id=coC2mDkG_2MC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

Date

1884

Contributor

Posted by Devin Reany

Format

Format: JPG image
File Size: 116 KB
Dimensions: 470X487

Language

English

Original Format

Page of a book

Files

Duruy Excerpts.jpg

Citation

Victor Duruy , “A History of Rome and the Roman People,” James Joyce Digital Interpretations, accessed November 21, 2019, https://jamesjoyce.omeka.net/items/show/83.