Latin poets and Italian gods / Elaine Fantham.

By: Fantham, ElaineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksRobson classical lectures: Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 229 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781442685802; 1442685808Subject(s): Latin poetry -- History and criticism | Gods, Roman, in literature | Goddesses, Roman, in literature | Poésie latine -- Histoire et critique | Dieux romains dans la littérature | Déesses romaines dans la littératureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Latin poets and Italian gods.DDC classification: 871/.01093820211 LOC classification: PA6029.R4 | F36 2009Other classification: 6,12 | FT 92000 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
pt. I Honouring the Italian Gods -- 1 Rustica Numina: The Country Gods of Italy and Their Reception in Roman Poetry -- 2 Virgil's Gods of the Land -- 3 Ovid's Fasti and the Local Gods of the City -- pt. II Counter-Examples, and the Triumph of Artistry over Fading Devotion -- 4 Ovidian Variations: From Friendly Flora to Lewd Salmacis and Angry Achelous -- 5 Gods in a Man-made Landscape: Priapus -- 6 Gods in Statian Settings.
Summary: Latin Poets and Italian Gods reconstructs the response of Roman poets in the late republic and Augustan age to the rural cults of central Italy.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-223) and indexes.

pt. I Honouring the Italian Gods -- 1 Rustica Numina: The Country Gods of Italy and Their Reception in Roman Poetry -- 2 Virgil's Gods of the Land -- 3 Ovid's Fasti and the Local Gods of the City -- pt. II Counter-Examples, and the Triumph of Artistry over Fading Devotion -- 4 Ovidian Variations: From Friendly Flora to Lewd Salmacis and Angry Achelous -- 5 Gods in a Man-made Landscape: Priapus -- 6 Gods in Statian Settings.

Latin Poets and Italian Gods reconstructs the response of Roman poets in the late republic and Augustan age to the rural cults of central Italy.

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Fantham Elaine :

Elaine Fantham is the Giger Professor of Latin Emeritus in the Department of Classics at Princeton University and a professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Toronto.

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