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Legendary Rome : myth, monuments and memory on the Palatine and Capitoline

Author: Jennifer A Rea
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Legendary Rome is the first book to offer a comparative treatment of the reinvention of Rome's origins in the poetry of Vergil, Tibullus and Propertius. It also examines the impact that the changing topography of Rome, as orchestrated by the emperor Augustus, had on those poets' renditions of Rome's legendary past. When the poets explore the significance of Augustus' reconstruction of the Palatine and Capitoline  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rea, Jennifer A.
Legendary Rome : myth, monuments and memory on the Palatine and Capitoline.
London : Duckworth, 2007
xi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
(OCoLC)141384919
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Tibullus.; Virgil.; Sextus Propertius; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Sextus Propertius; Tibullus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Rea
ISBN: 9781472537836 1472537831
OCLC Number: 865844266
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Illustrations; The Hut of Romulus; Map of the Palatine; Map of the Capitoline; Part I: Experiencing the Visual: Roman Landscapes; Introduction: Rome Recalled; 1. The Palatine: The Casa Romuli and the Domus Augusti; 2. The Capitoline: Jupiter Tonans Restores the Past; Part II: Poetic Impressions of the Archaic City; 3. Thinking in Images: Preserving the Past for the Present; 4. Urbs Aeterna: Reinventing Rome in Tibullus 2.5 and Aeneid 8; 5. Maxima Roma: Refounding Rome in Propertius 4.1, 4.4, and 4.9; Conclusion: Rome Restored; Notes; Bibliography. Index LocorumA; C; D; E; F; H; L; O; P; Q; S; T; V; Z; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Jennifer A. Rea.

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