Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

by Daniele Miano


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198786566
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Daniele Miano, Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Sheffield

Daniele Miano is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Sheffield. He studied in Rome, Pisa, Paris, and Manchester, obtaining his doctorate from the Scuola Normale Superiore at Pisa. Before coming to Sheffield, he held a Lectureship in Ancient History at Brasenose and St Anne's Colleges, Oxford, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at University College, Dublin. His research interests focus on the history and historiography of Republican Rome and Italy. He has published in particular on gods and goddesses in ancient Italy, and on memorial practices and historiography in Republican Rome.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Maps
0. Introduction: Word and Concept
1. The City of Fortuna
2. Fortunae in Italy
3. Archaic Rome
4. Fortuna and the Republic
5. To Each His Own
6. Fortuna in Translation, Fortuna as Translation
7. A Godless Goddess
8. Conclusions: Fragmentation and Unity

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