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Ushering in a new Republic : theologies of arrival at Rome in the first century BCE /
Trevor S. Luke.
imprint
Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2014.
description
xii, 328 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN
0472052225 (paperback : acid-free paper), 0472072226 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 9780472052226 (paperback : acid-free paper), 9780472072224 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 9780472120383 (e-book)
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imprint
Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2014.
isbn
0472052225 (paperback : acid-free paper)
0472072226 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780472052226 (paperback : acid-free paper)
9780472072224 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780472120383 (e-book)
contents note
Introduction: Performance, political theology, and arrival -- The Sullan republic -- The theology of departure and arrival in Sulla's memoir -- Pompey's Recognitio equitum -- Cicero's epic and civic theologies of departure and return -- The Civil War -- Julius Caesar as Rex : the Ovatio of January 44 -- Octavian's return in 36 : achieving his father's honors -- The Res Gestae and the advent of the Princeps -- The Res Gestae as divine relic -- Theologies of arrival in the Res Gestae -- Augustus as the new Numa -- Conclusion: Apotheosis and succession.
catalogue key
9966712
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-317) and index.

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