Ambitiosa Mors: Suicide and the Self in Roman Thought and Literature / Edition 1

Ambitiosa Mors: Suicide and the Self in Roman Thought and Literature / Edition 1

by T. D. Hill
ISBN-10:
0415970970
ISBN-13:
9780415970976
Pub. Date:
07/30/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Ambitiosa Mors: Suicide and the Self in Roman Thought and Literature / Edition 1

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415970976
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/30/2004
Series: Studies in Classics Series , #10
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

A Note on the Translationsvii
Series Editors' Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Cicero31
Chapter 3Lucretius and Epicureanism73
Chapter 4Eros, Self-Killing, and the Suicidal Lover in Republican Literature87
Chapter 5Vergil105
Chapter 6Ovid121
Chapter 7Seneca145
Chapter 8The Concept of Political Suicide at Rome183
Chapter 9Lucan213
Chapter 10Petronius237
Epilogue: Roman Suicide after Nero253
Glossary of Terms261
End Notes263
Bibliography303
Index317

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