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The Politics of Immorality in Ancient Rome
Introduction 1. A moral revolution? The law against adultery 2. Mollitia: reading the body 3. Playing Romans: representations of actors and the theatre 4. Structures of immorality: rhetoric, buildingExpand
Writing Rome: Textual Approaches To The City
Book synopsis: The city of Rome is built not only of bricks and marble but also of the words of its writers. For the ancient inhabitant or visitor, the buildings of Rome, the public spaces of theExpand
Unspeakable professions: public performance and prostitution
Book synopsis: This collection of essays seeks to establish Roman constructions of sexuality and gender difference as a distinct area of research, complementing work already done on Greece to give aExpand
Death in Ancient Rome
For the Romans, the manner of a person's death was the most telling indication of their true character. Death revealed the true patriot, the genuine philosopher, even the great artist - and certainlyExpand
Self-scrutiny and self-transformation in Seneca's letters
The idea of a collection of letters from a Roman senator to his equestrian friend might encourage the reader familiar with the Letters of Cicero to expect a certain kind of self-revelation. Seneca,Expand
Imagining Rome: British Artists and Rome in the Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth-century Rome was a heady cocktail of erotic decadence mingled with imperial grandeur and inspired some of the finest works by British artists of Victorian era.
Translating Empire? Macaulay's Rome
Book synopsis: This collection of essays explores aspects of the reception of ancient Rome in a number of European countries from the late eighteenth century to the end of the Second World War. RomeExpand