ISBN-10:
0292727682
ISBN-13:
9780292727687
Pub. Date:
01/28/1993
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Roman Myths / Edition 1

Roman Myths / Edition 1

by Jane F. Gardner, Gill Mouque

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Overview

An introduction to the various myths the Romans associated with their city, including its foundation and the work of writers such as Livy, Virgil and Ovid. Gardner examines the place of myth in the society, religion and literature of ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292727687
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/28/1993
Series: Legendary past Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.76(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Jane F. Gardner is a senior lecturer, department of classics, University of Reading and curator of the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology.

Table of Contents

Map
Introduction
Aeneas and the destiny of Rome
Founding fathers: Romulus and the kings of Rome
The hero and the state
Legendary ladies
Some gods old and new
Cults and festivals
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Index

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