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Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Brian Breed, Cynthia Damon, and Andreola Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume offers a consideration of the various ways in which Rome's civil wars were perceived, experienced, and represented by Romans and others across a variety of media and historical periods. ... More


Introduction

Brian W. Breed, Cynthia Damon, and Andreola Rossi

in Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter sketches the importance of discordia in the Roman imagination and outlines the way the volume's chapters approach the topic of Rome's civil wars in a variety of media. It also explains ... More


Discordia Fratrum: Aspects of Lucan's Conception of Civil War

Elaine Fantham

in Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at Lucan's historical epic, a representation of the civil wars of the Late Republic from a time decades into the imperial period, arguing that the perpetual conflict of Rome's ... More


All for One and One for All

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0024
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 23 tells the story of the Borromeo family and the origin of the motif on their coat of arms. It is a link known to mathematicians as the Borromean rings. The link is formed of three rings, ... More


Livy, Pestilentia, and the Pathologies of Class Strife

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Accounts of pestilence in the historical record help us understand those assumptions about the effects of disease that inform both the creation of the plague narrative and its reception among Roman ... More


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