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Roman epic

an interpretive introduction

by Michael von Albrecht

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.,
    • History, Ancient, in literature.,
    • Literature and history -- Rome.,
    • Rhetoric, Ancient.,
    • Rome -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Michael von Albrecht.
      SeriesMnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., v. 189
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6054 .A4 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL386953M
      ISBN 109004112928
      LC Control Number98049755


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Epic was the most prestigious literary form in the ancient world. Roman poets adapted and developed Greek epic, particularly influenced by the Homeric Iliad and epics similarly deal with divine and heroic material, but Roman poets also weave contemporary and topical themes into the mythical subject matter.

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What results is the revelation of Roman epic not only as Rome's highest poetic genre but as a self-consciously intertextual, primarily political form.5/5(1).

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