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Unwritten Rome

Author: T P Wiseman
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2008.
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Presents us with an imaginative and appealing picture of the early society of pre-literary Rome - as a free and uninhibited world in which the arts and popular entertainments flourished. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiseman, T.P. (Timothy Peter).
Unwritten Rome.
Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T P Wiseman
ISBN: 9780859898232 0859898237 9780859898225 0859898229
OCLC Number: 212894329
Description: ix, 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Unwritten Rome; 2. What Can Livy Tell Us?; 3. Fauns, Prophets and Ennius' Annales; 4. The God of the Lupercal; 5. Liber: Myth, Drama and Ideology in Republican Rome; dg 6. The Kalends of April; 7. Summoning Jupiter: Magic in the Roman Republic; 8 Origines ludorum; 9. The Games of Flora; 10. The Games of Hercules; 11. Praetextae, Togatae and Other Unhelpful Categories; 12. Octavia and the Phantom Genre; 13. Ovid and the Stage; 14. The Prehistory of Roman Historiography; 15. History, Poetry and Annales; 16. The House of Tarquin; 17. The Legend of Lucius Brutus; 18. Roman Republic, Year One; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: T.P. Wiseman.
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"Wiseman is attempting to reconstruct the literary environment of early Rome by means of comparative evidence, especially artistic. He brings to bear information from archaic engraved cistae and Read more...

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