The Iohannis, Or, De Bellis Libycis (Book published November

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Author  Flavius Cresconius Corippus
Publisher  Edwin Mellen Pr
Publication Date   November 1, 1998
ISBN  0773482423
Pages  216

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Offers a translation of a poem by a sixth century African poet, based on a 1970 Cambridge text of the poem. An introduction focuses first on Corippus' treatment of the historical material and the strategy of the Emperor Justinian, and then on his role as apologist for the Empire and the problems this presented, and on his performance as poet and propagandist. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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