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The Politics of Latin Literature: Writing, Identity, and Empire in Ancient Rome.
AcknowledgmentsIntroduction3Ch. 1Latin Literature and the Problem of Rome15Ch. 2Why Was Latin Literature Invented?34Ch. 3Cicero and the Bandits69Ch. 4Culture Wars in the First Century B.C.E.88Ch.Expand
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The politics of Latin literature
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The World of Roman Song: From Ritualized Speech to Social Order
In this bold work, Thomas Habinek offers an entirely new theoretical perspective on Roman cultural history. Although English words such as "literature" and "religion" have their origins in Latin, theExpand
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Ancient rhetoric and oratory
Preface.Chronological Chart.I Rhetoric and the State.II The Figure of The Orator.III The Craft of Rhetoric.IV Rhetoric as Acculturation.V The Afterlife of Rhetoric.A Brief Outline of AncientExpand
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The Roman Cultural Revolution
Introduction Part I. The Transformation of Cultural Systems: 1. Mutatio morum: the idea of a cultural revolution Andrew Wallace-Hadrill 2. The invention of sexuality in the world-city of Rome ThomasExpand
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The colometry of Latin prose
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Situating Literacy at Rome
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Reconstructing the Roman Republic: An Ancient Political Culture and Modern Research
By Karl-J. Holkeskamp. Translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010), xiv + 189 pp. $35.00/£24.95 cloth.It is unclear what prompted Princeton University Pres...
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Seneca's Renown: "Gloria, Claritudo," and the Replication of the Roman Elite
The attention Seneca attracted in his lifetime and succeeding generations not only preserves information about his biography: it also merits interpretation as a cultural phenomenon on its own terms.Expand
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