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By R. Joy Littlewood

ISBN-10: 0199271348

ISBN-13: 9780199271344

After a interval of forget, Ovid's elegiac poem at the Roman calendar has been the point of interest of a lot contemporary scholarship. In her complete and scholarly examine of the ultimate booklet, pleasure Littlewood analyses Ovid's account of the origins of the gala's of June, demonstrating that booklet 6 is successfully a commemoration of Roman struggle, and skillfully presents a framing bracket to stability the outlet party of Peace in booklet 1. She explores the sophisticated interweaving of
pietas and virtus in Roman faith and its courting to Augustan ideology, the intensity and accuracy of Ovid's antiquarianism, and his audacious growth of common boundaries.

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