Exemplary epic Silius Italicus' Punica

The force of example was a distinctive determiner of Roman identity. In this study of the representation of certain central characters in Silius Italicus' 'Punica', Ben Tipping considers the virtues & vices they embody, their status as exemplars, & the process by which Silius...

Full description

Main Author: Tipping, Ben
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
Series:Oxford classical monographs / Oxford classical monographs
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The force of example was a distinctive determiner of Roman identity. In this study of the representation of certain central characters in Silius Italicus' 'Punica', Ben Tipping considers the virtues & vices they embody, their status as exemplars, & the process by which Silius as epic poet heroizes, demonizes, & establishes models
Physical Description:vii, 245 p.
ISBN:9780191720611