2 edition of Exemplary epic found in the catalog.
The force of example was a distinctive determiner of Roman identity. In this study of the representation of certain central characters in Silius Italicus" "Punica", Ben Tipping considers the virtues & vices they embody, their status as exemplars, & the process by which Silius as epic poet heroizes, demonizes, & establishes models.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -217) and indexes.
|Series||Oxford classical monographs, Oxford classical monographs|
|LC Classifications||PA6695 .T57 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 245 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||2009942580|
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However, examples always rely upon the response of an audience, and are dependent upon by: 9. Exemplary Epic Silius Italicus' Punica Ben Tipping Oxford Classical Monographs. Offers a convincing account of the role of competitive emulation both in Republican Rome and in imperial Roman writing about the Republic; Asks important questions of an under-read and intriguing text.
Preview. This past year Exemplary epic book has produced a bumper crop of scholarship on Silius Italicus and his much maligned epic, the Punica. 1 The current title under review, a revision of the author’s Oxford University thesis (Exemplary Roman heroism in Silius Italicus’ Punica), represents an important contribution in the areas of Flavian epic and, more generally.
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The book argues that example is a vital source of significance within the Punica, but also an inherently unstable mode, the lability of which affects both Silius' epic heroes and his villainous Hannibal.
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Tipping () Exemplary Epic. Silius Italicus' Punica (Oxford Classical Monographs)] AU - van der Keur, C.M. PY - Y1 - U2 - /x DO - /x M3 - Book/Film/Article review. VL - SP - EP - JO - Mnemosyne: A Journal of Classical StudiesAuthor: Michiel van der Keur.The book is an attempt to examine the significance, function, and placing of comparisons and identifications with an exemplary figure, primarily in the main branches of the Western European vernacular lyric up to the end of the fourteenth century, i.e.
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