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The Roman triumph

Author: Mary Beard
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Harvard Univ. Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The most lavish of Roman rituals was the triumphus, a grandiose procession honoring a general for a glorious victory. In this book, classicist Beard uses--and debunks--modern conceptions of this celebration in order to explore not only what we know and don't know about ancient times, but how we know.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beard, Mary, 1955-
Roman triumph.
Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap, 2009
(OCoLC)261175195
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beard
ISBN: 9780674020597 0674020596
OCLC Number: 434011963
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (434 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Mary Beard.

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A radical reexamination of the most extraordinary of ancient ceremonies, this book explores the magnificence of the Roman Triumph--but also its darker side, as it prompted the Romans to question as  Read more...

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