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Occasion and Monument:The Ara Pacis

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Ara Pacis is a monument representing a procession. Along with Augustus' Mausoleum, sundial, and ustrinum, it formed part of a dynamic complex on the Campus Martius that united writing with ... More


Like Mother, Like Son?: Hermes and Maia in Text and Image

H. Alan Shapiro

in Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198777342
eISBN:
9780191823060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777342.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

The chapter explores the relationship between Hermes and his mother Maia in literary texts, primarily the Homeric Hymn to Hermes, and in Attic vase-painting of the sixth century BCE. It is suggested ... More


Catullan Women on the Threshold

Katherine Wasdin

in Eros at Dusk: Ancient Wedding and Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190869090
eISBN:
9780190869120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869090.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter demonstates that Catullus 61, a wedding poem, and Catullus 68, an account of an extramarital rendezvous, are best read in tandem. Both revolve around a woman who crosses over a ... More


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