Remus: A Roman Myth

Remus: A Roman Myth

by Timothy Peter Wiseman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521483662

ISBN-13: 9780521483667

Pub. Date: 11/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An original and detailed analysis of the Roman foundation legend. 'It is one of the best-written, most engaging and thought-provoking books on ancient history to have appeared in the last fifty years'-Times Literary Supplement.

Overview

An original and detailed analysis of the Roman foundation legend. 'It is one of the best-written, most engaging and thought-provoking books on ancient history to have appeared in the last fifty years'-Times Literary Supplement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521483667
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. A too familiar story; 2. Multiform and manifold; 3. When and where; 4. What the Greeks said; 5. Italian evidence; 6. The Lupercalia; 7. The arguments; 8. The life and death of Remus; 9. The uses of a myth; 10. The other Rome; Appendix: Versions of the foundation of Rome.

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