Epic and Empire in Vespasianic Rome: A New Reading of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica

Epic and Empire in Vespasianic Rome: A New Reading of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica

by Tim Stover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199644087
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/07/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Tim Stover is Assistant Professor of Classics at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations
Introduction
1. The date of the Argonautica
2. The inauguration of the Argonautic moment
3. The sea storm and political allegory
4. Gigantomachy and civil war in Cyzicus
5. The Vespasianic vates
6. Recuperating the hero: Medea and the issue of Jason s virtus
References
Index of passages
General index

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