The Foundation of Rome: Myth and History

The Foundation of Rome: Myth and History

by Alexandre Grandazzi
     
 

At once a historical essay and a self-conscious meditation on the writing of history, The Foundation of Rome takes as its starting point a series of accounts of Rome's origins offered over the course of centuries. Alexandre Grandazzi places these...See more details below

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At once a historical essay and a self-conscious meditation on the writing of history, The Foundation of Rome takes as its starting point a series of accounts of Rome's origins offered over the course of centuries. Alexandre Grandazzi places these...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801482472
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Prelude7
1The Age of Philology11
2The Triumph of Archeology?23
3Georges Dumezil's Hermeneutics35
4The Historiological Dimension49
5Surveying Latium65
6The Site of Rome74
7The Discovery of Latium: From Treasure Hunt to Modern Archeology92
8The Temporal Order109
9Villages, Leagues, and Federations125
10Birth of the City143
11The Paths of Memory177
Conclusion213
AppChronologies217
AppMaps218
Bibliography221
Index225

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