Vergil's Empire / Edition 368

Vergil's Empire / Edition 368

by Eve Adler
     
 

In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world.See more details below

Overview

In Vergil's Empire, Eve Adler offers an exciting new interpretation of the political thought of Vergil's Aeneid. Adler argues that in this epic poem, Vergil presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order, one that resolves the conflict between scientific enlightenment and ancestral religion that permeated the ancient world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742521674
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Part I: The Foundations of Carthage and of Rome Chapter 2 The Theme of the Aeneid Chapter 3 The Song of Iopas and the Song of Vergil Chapter 4 The Carthaginian Enlightenment Chapter 5 Was There a Roman Enlightenment? Chapter 6 Lucretius' Teaching Chapter 7 Furor Chapter 8 Dido in Love Part 9 Part II: The Greater Order of Things Chapter 10 The Theme of the Aeneid Again Chapter 11 The Golden Age Chapter 12 Aeneas' Founding of Rome Chapter 13 World Empire Part 14 Part III: Pietatis Imago Chapter 15 Piety and Heroic Virtue Chapter 16 Aeneas and the Heroes Chapter 17 The Education of Aeneas, I Chapter 18 The Education of Aeneas, II

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