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Whither Quo vadis?

Author: Ruth Scodel; Anja Bettenworth
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
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Whither Quo Vadis? offers an engaging account of how the Roman world and its history are represented in film and the way in which the different adaptations reflect the shifting historical situations  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scodel, Ruth.
Whither Quo vadis?
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(OCoLC)649988026
Named Person: Henryk Sienkiewicz; Henryk Sienkiewicz; Henryk Sienkiewicz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Scodel; Anja Bettenworth
ISBN: 9781405183857 1405183853
OCLC Number: 213375816
Description: viii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Novel and film --
Adapting the narrative --
Gender and ethnicity --
Political institutions, political subtexts --
The Roman people --
Religion and religious authority in Quo vadis? --
Conclusions --
Exkursus : Chilo's mother.
Responsibility: Ruth Scodel and Anja Bettenworth.
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