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#H. de Groot, The antiquity of the Batavian Republic (J. H. Waszink, et al., ed. and transl.; Assen 2000 [1st ed. 1610]).

P. C. Hooft, Baeto (F. Veenstra, ed., The Hague 1980 [1st ed. 1626]).

S. Alpers, “Rembrandt`s ‘Claudius Civilis’” In: G. Cavalli-Björkman, ed., Rembrandt and his pupils (Stockholm 1993) 14-30.

M. Deutsch Carroll, “Civic ideology and its subversion: Rembrandt`s ‘Oath of Claudius Civilis’” In: Art History 9 (1986) 12-35. [>>PDF]

E. O. G. Haitsma Mulier, “Grotius, Hooft and the writing of Dutch history in the Dutch Republic” In: A. C. Duke en C. A. Tamse, eds., Clio`s mirror. Historiography in Britain and The Netherlands (Zutphen 1985) 55-72.

H. Haynes, “A civil disturbance. The Batavian revolts” In: Idem, The history of make-believe. Tacitus on Imperial Rome (Berkeley and London 2003) 148-77. [>>PDF]

W. A. M. Hessing, “Foreign oppressor versus civiliser: the Batavian myth as the source for contrasting associations of Rome in Dutch historiography” In: R. Hingley, ed., Images of Rome. Perceptions of ancient Rome in Europe and the United States in the modern age (Portsmouth, Rhode Island 2001) 126-43.

##I. L. Leeb, The ideological origins of the Batavian Revolution. History and politics in the Dutch Republic 1747-1800 (Den Haag 1973).

##M. Morford, “‘Theatrum hodiernae vitae’: Lispius, Vaenius, and the rebellion of Civilis” In: K. Enenkel, et al., eds., Recreating ancient history. Episodes from the Greek and Roman past in the arts and literature of the early modern period (Leiden 2001) 57-74.

C. Nordenfalk, The Batavians’ oath of allegiance. Rembrandt`s only monumental painting (Stockholm 1982).

N. Roymans, Ethnic identity and imperial power. The Batavians in the Early Roman Empire (Amsterdam 2004).

I. Schöffer, “The Batavian myth during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries” In: J. S. Bromley en E. H. Kossmann, ed., Britain and the Netherlands V. Some political mythologies. Papers delivered to the fifth Anglo-Dutch Historical Conference (The Hague 1975) 78-101.

L. J. F. Swinkels, ed., De Bataven: verhalen van een verdwenen volk ([exhibition catalogue, Museum Het Valkhof] Amsterdam and Nijmegen 2004).

K. Tilmans, Historiography and humanism in Holland in the age of Erasmus: Aurelius and the Divisiekroniek of 1517 (Nieuwkoop 1992).

##K. Tilmans, “Dutch national consciousness in early humanist historiography” In: Th. Hermans and R. Salverda, eds., From Revolt to riches. Culture and history of the Low Countries 1500-1700 (London 1993) 30-39. [>>PDF]

A. Wesseling, “Are the Dutch uncivilized? Erasmus on the Batavians and his national identity” In: Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook Thirteen (1993) 68-102.

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