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Foreign Cults in Rome

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 opens with a survey of the foreign divinities admitted to Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries, including those imported both from Italian cities and from Greece or other overseas ... More


Licinius Macer, Juno Moneta, and Veiovis *

T. P. Wiseman

in Remembering the Roman People: Essays on Late-Republican Politics and Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239764
eISBN:
9780191716836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239764.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter takes issue with Tim Cornell's view that nothing useful can be known about the historian Licinius Macer and that he should not necessarily be identified as the tribune of that name in 73 ... More


‘Th’ Unconquerable Will, and Study of Revenge': Juno in Thebes

Micaela Janan

in Reflections in a Serpent's Eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556922
eISBN:
9780191721021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556922.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Juno's harassment of Jupiter's sexual objects in Met. 1–4. This steadily escalating series of reprisals against the goddess' rivals culminates at Thebes when Juno tricks ... More


1926–1951: ‘The birth of a nation is no immaculate conception’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The thirty years after 1968 saw great contributions in all aspects of creative activity in Ireland. This was the period of immense growth in the arts; for people, it was not unusual to witness some ... More


Juno (1957–1959)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Blitzstein’s testimony before an executive session held by the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1958, and his last completed dramatic work, Juno, a musical ... More


The Historical Development of Roman Religion: An Overview†

Georg Wissowa

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0057
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores the historical development of Rome's religion. If the oldest order of gods was adapted to the interests and needs of a small urban community living in the closest proximity, ... More


Redstone, Jupiter C, and Juno I, 1946–1961

J. D. Hunley

in Preludes to U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Goddard Rockets to Minuteman III

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031774
eISBN:
9780813038551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031774.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter covers the Redstone missile and its modification into the first stage of the Juno I launch vehicle that placed the first U.S. satellite into orbit on January 31, 1958. The upper stages ... More


Juno's Agents and the Negotiations of Aeneas

in The Commerce of War: Exchange and Social Order in Latin Epic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111872
eISBN:
9780226111902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111902.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the Aeneid's major figures and ultimately demonstrates Vergil's endorsement of aristocratic socioeconomic values as well as his profound reservations about their efficacy. ... More


Silius' Roman Hannibal

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter the focus shifts to close textual readings of the Punica. Beginning with a discussion of Hannibal's early life and career in the Punica, this chapter discusses the three main ... More


Space Highs, Economic Lows

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights U.S. satellite development under Eisenhower's regime. Months after the launch of Sputnik on January 29, 1958, the United States conducted an orbital launch of “Juno,” a ... More


A Day in the Life of a Sacred Snake

Daniel Ogden

in Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 10 tries to make sense of the confusing traditions of the keeping and exploitation of actual snakes in some of the shrines of the anguiform gods. The evidence embraces two quite different ... More


Freud’s Vergil

Gregory A. Staley

in Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656677
eISBN:
9780191756993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes as its starting point the epigraph from the Aeneid at the start of Freud's Interpretation of Dreams, and goes on to explore the myth of Rome in Freud's thought, especially in his ... More


Juno and the Symptom

Jeff Rodman

in Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis: Ancient and Modern Stories of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656677
eISBN:
9780191756993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the role of Juno in Vergil's Aeneid in relation to both Freudian and Lacanian concepts of the symptom. It provides a detailed reading of passages from the Aeneid in relation to ... More


What Is There to Talk About?: Twenty-First-Century Girl Films

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter continues the overview of contemporary representations of girls by focusing on girl films during the first decade of the twenty-first century. There are four girl films that elicited the ... More


Angry Gods: Theologies of the Ocean

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In classical epic, the cause of the disaster is vengeful Poseidon or angry Juno. In religious tales, it is wrathful God. In both cases divine anger rules the waves. Early modern theologies of ... More


Virgil

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What emerges most stunningly in Virgil is his ability to help us see the world and human history through many different eyes. The poet never allows us either to rest confident in the morality of ... More


Propertius

Julia Dyson Hejduk

in The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While Augustus in Propertius stands for Roman military power, Jupiter’s additional association with sex makes him a far more complex figure. The erotic rivalry between Jupiter and Propertius ... More


Caderent omnes a crinibus hydri: The Problems of the Irrational in the Juno and Allecto Episode in Aeneid 7

Séverine Clément-Tarantino

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/9780198724728.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The episode leading to the outbreak of war in Latium is the Aeneid’s episode of furor par excellence, both in Juno’s plotting of it, and, above all, in the person of the Fury summoned by Juno to ... More


Black (Women’s) Fortunes and The Curse of Caste

Eric Gardner

in Black Print Unbound: The Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237080
eISBN:
9780190237110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237080.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter studies Julia C. Collins’s The Curse of Caste, the (incomplete) serialized novel that ran in the Recorder between February 25, 1865, and September 23, 1865, and that was recovered and ... More


Yoko Tawada

Fiona Cox

in Ovid's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing: Strange Monsters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779889
eISBN:
9780191825903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779889.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Yoko Tawada is a Japanese writer who made her home in Germany at the age of nineteen. She has written powerfully about her status as an immigrant, about the challenges of operating in a foreign ... More


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