Julius Caesar's Self-Created Image and Its Dramatic Afterlife

Julius Caesar's Self-Created Image and Its Dramatic Afterlife

by Miryana Dimitrova


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474245753
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/14/2017
Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Miryana Dimitrova is an independent researcher with a PhD in the reception of classical literature from King's College, London, UK.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Caesar is Dead. Long Live Caesar!
1. 'I am he': Aspects of Caesar's Self-Representation in the Commentaries
2. Efficient Benevolence, the Shadow of Hubris and an Eastern Infatuation
3. 'For Always I am Caesar': Performative Actualization of Caesar's Self-Styled Image and Illeism as a Marker of Self-Institutionalization
4. Transhistorical and Quasi-Divine: Caesar Connecting the Threads of Time


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