Flavian Rome: Culture, Image, Text

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Anthony Boyle, William J. Dominik
BRILL, Oct 31, 2002 - History - 796 pages
The politics, literature and culture of ancient Rome during the Flavian principate (69-96 ce) have recently been the subject of intense investigation. In this volume of new, specially commissioned studies, twenty-five scholars from five countries have combined to produce a critical survey of the period, which underscores and re-evaluates its foundational importance.
 

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Contents

Reading Flavian Rome
1
2 The New Aristocracy of Power
69
3 Conquerors and Conqueredon Flavian Coins
103
4 Poetry and Politics at the Games of Domitian
125
Images of Pleasure and Devotion ...
149
Parsing Flavian Rome
167
7 Architecture and Surveillance in Flavian Rome ...
199
Mrs Arthur Strong and Flavian Style the Arch of Titus and the Cancelleria Reliefs
229
16 The Politics of Epic Performance in Statius
431
Programmatising Rome and Romanitas in Silius Italicus Punica 1 and 2
469
Statius Silvae 16
499
Tacitus Suetonius Juvenal
523
20 The Triumph of Flavius Josephus
543
Reading On and Between the Lines
559
Money Poetry Mendicancy and Patronage in Martial
591
Martial Epigrams 10
613

The Discourse of Flavian Empire
255
10 Rhetoric of Writing and Reading in the Preface to Plinys Naturalis Historia ...
277
The Prodigal Text
301
12 A Religion for the Empire
323
Politics and Philosophy in Flavian Rome
345
14 Plutarch and the Return of the Archaic
369
Looking Back with Octavia
391
All the World as Stage
637
25 Spectacle and Elite in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus ...
659
Bibliography
685
Index Locorum
719
General Index
725
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Anthony J. Boyle is Professor of Classics at the University of Southern California, USA and Editor of the classical literary journal "Ramus." His most recent publication on Roman literature is (with R.D. Woodard) "Ovid s Fasti" (2000). William J. Dominik is Professor of Classics at the University of Otago, New Zealand and Editor of the classical journal "Scholia." His most recent publications are (with A.F. Basson) "Literature, Art, History: Studies on Classical Antiquity and Tradition" (2002), and "Words and Ideas" (2002).

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