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What does AUC stand for?

AUC stands for Ab Urbe Condita (Latin: From the Foundation of the City)


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of Sydney, Australia) present 21 essays that explore such topics as political literary suppression in Imperial Rome, the political nuances of the disparities between the way of life advocated in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura and that lived by leading politicians, Cicero's speech acts of minor political resistance under Julius Caeser, connections between political and geographical features of the Vergilian narrative, Livy's discussion of modes of distributing power in society in Ab Urbe Condita, and Ovid's response to Augustan discourse.
Each of the five chapters in Marchesi's book traces the contours and explores the implications of these hidden strata of the Decameron: allusions to Livy's Ab urbe condita are discovered in the plague description of the Decameron's introduction; a passage from Aristotle's Rhetoric clarifies Boccaccio's enigmatic classification of his novelle; strains of Horace's Satire 1.
Il s'agit des Fasti, qui contiennent en realite l'information provenant de Constantinople pour une quarantaine d'annees seulement sur un total de 930 annees, car leur chronologie, subdivisee en six sections, commence ab Urbe condita jusqu'en 468, l'annee ou arrete aussi la Chronique d'Hydace.
Il processo che porta Petrarca a formare il "nuovo Livio", ovvero il testo piu completo degli Ab Urbe condita dopo il naufragio delle monumentali edizioni antiche dei Simmachi e Nicomachi, e stato ricostruito con ammirevole acribia e coraggio filologico da Billanovich tra gli anni '50 ed i primi anni '80.