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Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic
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Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Joseph Farrell and Damien P. Nelis

Abstract

This book provides a series of studies of the ways in which the major Augustan poets construct and explore images of the Roman Republic. It stands at the intersection between literature and history, offering an original and important exploration of an under-researched subject. The book’s explorations of the ways in which memories of the Roman Republic function in early imperial literature have illustrated the potential richness of this topic. Crucially, however, the book begins his survey with the age of Tiberius. In doing so, it underlines in the clearest possible way the liminal status of th ... More

Keywords: book keywords: augustan poets, roman republic, tiberius, res publica restituta, roman poets, vergil, horace, propertius, ovid

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199587223
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Farrell, editor
Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Damien P. Nelis, editor
Professor of Latin Language and Literature, University of Geneva

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