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The Fasti as a Source for Women's Participation in Roman Cult

Elaine Fantham

in Ovid's Fasti: Historical Readings at its Bimillennium

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198154754
eISBN:
9780191715457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198154754.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the Fasti as a source for women’s participation in Roman cult. Collective supplications, private prayers and offerings, rites associated with chastity and fertility, the ritual ... More


Provincial Imperial Cults of Asia Under Augustus and Tiberius

Steven J. Friesen

in Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131536
eISBN:
9780199834198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131533.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Examines three imperial cult institutions sponsored by the Roman province of Asia during the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius. These provincial imperial cult institutions are the temple of Rome and ... More


“Did You Hear About Agrippa?”

Andrew Pettinger

in The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601745
eISBN:
9780191741524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601745.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter proposes a solution to the question: who ordered the killing of Agrippa? Rumour that Agrippa and Augustus were reconciled shortly before the latter’s death is shown to belong to AD 16, ... More


Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Diliana N. Angelova

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Starting with Augustus and extending through early Byzantium, a discourse of imperial founding helped articulate and legitimate imperial authority. Artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built ... More


Women on Top: Livia and Andromache

Alessandro Barchiesi

in The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277773
eISBN:
9780191708138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter sees both the Leges Iuliae and the Ars Amatoria as creative attempts to redraw the boundaries for different groups of women. Focussing on two named individuals – the historical ‘first ... More


Education, Profession, and Family

Ronald G. Musto

in Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the education, profession, and family of Cola di Rienzo. Cola's education probably involved “reading the Psalter,” which was also used to teach the alphabet, syllabication, ... More


The Geohistory of Two Cities in <i>Finnegans Wake</i>

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“The Geohistory of Two Cities in Finnegans Wake” examines Joyce’s interest in contemporary London-set writings, taking as a case study H. M. Tomlinson’s book London River (1921). Through textual ... More


Esquiline

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Esquiline, as well as the structures that can be found within it and the places connected to it. It also discusses the layout of the streets, and mentions some of the ... More


Livia, Sadomasochism, and the Anti-Augustan Tradition in Rome

Anna McCullough

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Livia, Sadomasochism, and the Anti-Augustan Tradition in Rome,” by Anna McCullough, demonstrates how the second season of the series Rome deftly echoes the ancient historical sources ... More


The Making of a London Author

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Up to Maughty London: Joyce's Cultural Capital in the Imperial Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062242
eISBN:
9780813051932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062242.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“The Making of a London Author” will expand further on Joyce’s interactions with Cambridge-based institutions such as C. K. Ogden’s Orthological Institute and London-based ones, including the ... More


Biblical Ladies in Roman Garb

Maren R. Niehoff

in Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter addresses Philo's refashioning of the biblical women in the Exposition of the Law, which differs significantly from his interpretation of them in Allegorical Commentary. They no longer ... More


Lawrence and Joyce in T. S. Eliot’s Criterion Miscellany Series

Eleni Loukopoulou

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay explores the publication background and dissemination of the work of Joyce and Lawrence as presented in T. S. Eliot’s the Criterion Miscellany series (1929–36), a side project to his ... More


“Forget! Remember!”: Joyce’s Voices and the Haunted Cosmos

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The three entities that Joyce’s revolutionary style has been interpreted as “speaking for” are a colonized Ireland, the soul of the morally independent artist, and woman. But there are also tensions ... More


The Scholar-Practitioners

David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

in Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481760
eISBN:
9780226484983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484983.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter traces the influence of Western scholarship on popular American Daoism, and evokes the trajectories of ethnographers who became initiated into Daoist lineages as a way to deepen their ... More


The Founder’s Tomb and Posthumous Honors

Diliana N. Angelova

in Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapter proposes that the mausoleum of Augustus and the Res Gestae (Deeds of Augustus), written by Augustus and displayed on the Mausoleum, are the alpha and omega of his public image as the ... More


Women and Founding from Livia to Helena

Diliana N. Angelova

in Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter suggests that starting with Livia and lasting until the early 300s, the women in the imperial family styled themselves and were perceived empire-wide as female founders of the land. Some ... More


Salvation and Childbearing: Does Motherhood Matter?

Alicia D. Myers

in Blessed Among Women?: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677084
eISBN:
9780190677114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677084.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Augustus’s prioritization of family life to promote his own masculinity resulted in a simultaneous emphasis on motherhood in the Roman world. Not only did motherhood advertise a man’s masculine ... More


We Learned These Things from the Romans

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 analyzes Dio’s representation of Boudica as an emblem of barbarian strength and fortitude who criticizes the misplaced values of the Romans. Boudica’s fearsome visage opens the ... More


“Empress” at Rome

T. Corey Brennan

in Sabina Augusta: An Imperial Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190250997
eISBN:
9780190875428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250997.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter emphasizes that for Rome, the title “empress” is a term of convenience. The closest Latin equivalent to “empress” is ‘Augusta,’ which by the later first century CE became expected for an ... More


‘Con beffarda irriverenza’: Graves’s Augustus in Mussolini’s Italy

Jonathan Perry

in Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198738053
eISBN:
9780191801594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738053.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

When Graves’s Claudius books appeared in Italian-language editions in 1936 the timing seemed fortuitous, given the preparations for a multifaceted Fascist commemoration of Augustus’s 2000th birthday ... More


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