- Series: Bristol Phoenix Press - Ignibus Paperbacks
- Paperback: 222 pages
- Publisher: Liverpool University Press (September 30, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 190467500X
- ISBN-13: 978-1904675006
- Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.6 x 5.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,244,062 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Clio's Cosmetics: Three Studies in Greco-Roman Literature (Bristol Phoenix Press - Ignibus Paperbacks) Paperback – September 30, 2004
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"Should stimulate, entertain and enlighten anyone who wants to know something about ancient historians."--Times Literary Supplement
"Clio's Cosmetics is an intelligent and provocative book about historical writing in the Roman Republic. It is acute and well-written, and has important things to say."--The Journal of Roman Studies
"The general reader will learn a lot from this book, which can be enjoyed without a great knowledge of Latin ... Republican Rome, the period of which he (Wiseman) has shown himself the best intellectual historian now writing."--History Today
About the Author
Peter Wiseman is Emeritus Professor of Roman History at the University of Exeter and a Fellow of the British Academy. He came to Exeter in 1977, and was Head of Department from 1977 to 1990.