Virtus incerta – The Issue of Sallust’s Sources for the Prologue to the Conspiracy of Catiline

Authors

  • Gregor Pobežin University of Primorska, SASA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/keria.9.2.45-50

Keywords:

Sallustius, Gaius Crispus (86-35 B.C.), Latin literature, Roman literature, historiography, literature studies

Abstract

The aim of the following brief survey is to offer an insight into the debate whether Sallust’s formation of moral categories was influenced by Greek sources or by Roman tradition. In addition to an overview of the most important relevant literature, some questions concerning Sallust’s moral concepts are raised as well.

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Published

26. 12. 2007

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Scholarly Articles