Corpus ID: 152399500

Translating Empire? Macaulay's Rome

  title={Translating Empire? Macaulay's Rome},
  author={C. Edwards},
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. Rome has been made to stand for literary authority, republican heroism, imperial power and decline, the Catholic Church, the pleasure of ruins. The studies offered here examine some of the sometimes strange and unexpected places where Roman presences have manifested themselves during this period… Expand
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