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Author Name    Henderson, John

Title   FIGHTING FOR ROME Poets and Caesars, History and Civil War

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Publisher    Cambridge University Press 1998

ISBN Number    0521580269 / 9780521580267

Seller ID   26451

Pencil marginalia and underlining to some pages. Light shelfwear to book and DJ. ; For the Roman writers "Fighting for Rome" became not the expansive imperialism of the all-conquering Republic, but a collapse into horror and un-Roman autocracy brought about by the Caesars' fighting for control of Rome. The essays in this volume range across the literary forms--history and satire, lyric and epic--working closely with particular texts. Conceived over the decade after the Cold War, they have been updated and rewritten to make a book that brings the ancient texts before the reader in a strikingly immediate way. ; 360 pages

Poetry & Poets Civil War Latin Literature Political Science

Price = 63.00 USD



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