Romulus' asylum Roman identities from the age of Alexander to the age of Hadrian

Who did the Romans think they were? They were a people scattered round the ancient Mediterranean world, yet they imagined a common identity for themselves, particularly through shared myths and history. This book shows how ancient means of constructing identity compares with modern means

Main Author: Dench, Emma
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Who did the Romans think they were? They were a people scattered round the ancient Mediterranean world, yet they imagined a common identity for themselves, particularly through shared myths and history. This book shows how ancient means of constructing identity compares with modern means
Physical Description:xi, 441 p. ill
ISBN:9780191710018