Silius Italicus and His View of the Past
Language: un
Pages: 123
Authors: Carlo Santini
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: London Studies in Classical Ph

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The Past as Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Marianne Palmer Bonz
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Fortress Press

Argues that the historical occasion of the great literary epics was an analogous situation for the composition of Luke-Acts.
Gnomon
Language: de
Pages:
Authors: Marianne Palmer Bonz
Categories: Archaeology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

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Noscendi Nilum Cupido
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Eleni Manolaraki
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

What significations did Egypt have for the Romans a century after Actium and afterwards? How did Greek imperial authors respond to the Roman fascination with the Nile? This book explores Egypt’s aftermath beyond the hostility of Augustan rhetoric, and Greek and Roman topoi of Egyptian “barbarism”. Set against history and
Complete Works of Silius Italicus (Delphi Classics)
Language: en
Pages: 2345
Authors: Silius Italicus
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-20 - Publisher: Delphi Classics

The epic poem ‘Punica’, concerning Rome’s Second War with Carthage and the legendary conflict between the generals Hannibal and Scipio Africanus, is the longest surviving epic of Latin literature. A masterpiece of the Silver Age of Roman poetry, the ‘Punica’ fuses the significance of Livy’s history with the polished verse