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All-Female Family Bonds in Latin Epic

@inproceedings{Manioti2012AllFemaleFB,
  title={All-Female Family Bonds in Latin Epic},
  author={Nikoletta Manioti},
  year={2012}
}
This thesis deals with the representation of all-female family bonds in Virgil’s "Aeneid", Ovid’s "Metamorphoses", Valerius Flaccus’ "Argonautica" and Statius’ "Thebaid". The themes of sisterly unanimity, love and marriage, loss and mourning, and storytelling, provide the framework within which I investigate the literary models in epic, tragedy and other genres, of each episode featuring all-female interaction. Furthermore, I demonstrate how the Roman ideal of unanimity is combined with the… Expand
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