Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at Its Bimillennium

Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at Its Bimillennium

by Geraldine Herbert-Brown (Editor)


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This ground-breaking book celebrates the bimillennial anniversary of the inception of Ovid's Fasti by offering a variety of approaches to Ovid's poem on the Roman religious calendar. The volume does not aim at consensus but brings together experts from around the world without allowing any single prejudice to prevail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198154754
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/23/2003
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Geraldine Herbert-Brown is Research Fellow in Ancient History, Macquarie University

Table of Contents

1. martial Arts: Mars Ultor in the Forum Augustum; a verbal monument, Alessandro Barchiesi
2. The Fasti as a Source for Women's Participation in the Roman Cult, Elaine Fantham
3. Vaga Signa: Orion and Sirius in Ovid's Fasti, Emma Gee
4. Varro's Three Theologies and Their Influence on the Fasti, C. M. C. Green
5. Ovid and the Stellar Calendat, Geraldine Herbert-Brown
6. Seen, Not heard: feminea lingua in Ovid's Fasti and the critical gaze, Peter Mark Keegan
7. Representing the Great Mother to Augustus, Peter E. Knox
8. Imperii Pignora Certa: the role of Numa in Ovid's Fasti, R. J. Littlewood
9. Ovid's Liberalia, John F. Miller
10. Contesting Time and Space: Fasti 6. 637-48, Carole E. Newlands
11. Added Days: calendrical Poetics and the Julio-Claudian Holidays, M. Pasco-Pranger
12. Ovid and the Stage, T. P. Wiseman

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