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Vergil's Empire Political Thought in the Aeneid

ISBN-10: 0742521672

ISBN-13: 9780742521674

Edition: 2002

Authors: Eve Adler

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Description:

An interpretation of the political thought of Virgil's 'Aeneid', arguing that the book presents the theoretical foundations of a new political order. The book proceeds with a close analysis of the poem.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Foundations of Carthage and of Rome
The Theme of the Aeneid
The Song of Iopas and the Song of Vergil
The Carthaginian Enlightenment
Was There a Roman Enlightenment?
Lucretius' Teaching
Furor
Dido in Love
The Greater Order of Things
The Theme of the Aeneid Again
The Golden Age
Aeneas' Founding of Rome
World Empire
Pietatis Imago
Piety and Heroic Virtue
Aeneas and the Heroes
The Education of Aeneas: I
The Education of Aeneas: II
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Passages Index