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Gentle Labour: Jesuit Georgic in the Age of Louis XIV

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

René Rapin, the father of Jesuit georgic poetry, manoeuvred his intellectual life between the ancients and the moderns with an instinct for conciliation and compromise that made him an effective ... More


The Last Years of the Republic

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks again at the range of resources introduced in previous chapters and introduces some new ones, all in the context of the late Republic. It focuses in particular on the competition ... More


The Night of Reason: The Esquiline and Witches in Horace

Mario Labate

in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The city is the framework of Horace’s moral quest: the satirist depicts Rome as a place where this project can be carried out. This substantially favourable image of the urban environment is also ... More


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