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Rome, Season One History Makes Television

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ISBN-10: 1405167750

ISBN-13: 9781405167758

Edition: 2008

Authors: Monica Silveira Cyrino

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Rome, Season One: History Makes Television examines the first season of the HBO-BBC collaboration, Rome, in a collection of thought-provoking essays by some of the world's most influential scholars in the fields of classical antiquity and popular culture.
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Monica Silveira Cyrino is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of In Pandora's Jar: Lovesickness in Early Greek Poetry (1995) and a contributor to Martin Winkler's Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell Publishing, 2004). She has appeared as an academic consultant on the television show "History vs. Hollywood" on The History Channel. She was awarded the American Philological Association's national teaching award in classics (1998-99).

List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Episode Guide
Televising Antiquity: From You Are There to Rome
Making History in Rome: Ancient vs. Modern Perspectives
What I Learned as an Historical Consultant for Rome
Rome's Opening Titles: Triumph, Spectacle and Desire
The Fog of War: The Army in Rome
Caesar's Soldiers: The Pietas of Vorenus & Pullo
Becoming Augustus: The Education of Octavian
"Not Some Cheap Murder": Caesar's Assassination
Women's Politics in the Streets of Rome
Atia and the Erotics of Authority
Her First Roman: A Cleopatra for Rome
Gowns and Gossip: Gender and Class Struggle in Rome
The Gender Gap: Religious Spaces in Rome
Staging Interiors in Rome's Villas
Latin in the Movies and Rome
Spectacle of Sex: Bodies on Display in Rome
Vice is Nice: Rome and Deviant Sexuality