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Tarpeia: Workings of a Roman Myth.


Tarpeia: Workings of a Roman Myth

Tara S. Welch

Ohio State University Press


331 pages




Author Tara S. Welch presents students, academics, and researchers with an examination of the use of TarpeiaAEs myth in ancient Rome to highlight issues involving ethics, ethnicity, authority, conquest, tradition, gender, language, and politics. The author has organized the ten chapters that make up the main body of her text in three parts devoted to Tarpeia, ethnicity, and being Roman in the Republic; Tarpeia and the Caesars from the Republic to the Empire; and Tarpeia from the Greek source material through the Roman Empire. The author is a faculty member of the University of Kansas. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Dec 1, 2015
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