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Literature and politics in the age of Nero

by Sullivan, J. P.

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

  • Rome,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Latin literature -- History and criticism,
    • Politics and literature -- Rome,
    • Politics in literature,
    • Rome -- History -- Nero, 54-68

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. P. Sullivan.
      LC ClassificationsPA6029.P64 S85 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2851928M
      ISBN 100801417406
      LC Control Number84014278

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Texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Literature and politics in the age of Nero by Sullivan, J. (John Patrick) Publication date Topics Latin literature -- History and criticism, Politics in literature, Politics and literature -- Rome, Rome -- History -- Nero Pages: Literature and Politics in the Age of Nero Hardcover – February 1, by J.

Sullivan (Author)Cited by:   The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Nero (Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World) Paperback – Novem by Shadi Bartsch (Editor)Format: Paperback.

Literature and politics in the age of Nero by Sullivan, J. Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca. Written in EnglishCited by: Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sullivan, J.P. (John Patrick).

Literature and politics in the age of Nero. The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Nero - edited by Shadi Bartsch November Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. An authoritative overview and helpful resource for students and scholars of Roman history and Latin literature during the reign of Nero.

The first book of its kind to treat this era, which has gained in popularity in recent years. Makes much important research available in. Literary parody was a pervasive technique of Roman writers and the Neronian period is a particularly rich source for it.

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Upbringing. Nero’s father, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, died about 40 ce, and Nero was brought up by his mother, Julia Agrippina, a great-granddaughter of the emperor poisoning her second husband, Agrippina incestuously became the wife of her uncle, the emperor Claudius, and persuaded him to favour Nero for the succession, over the rightful claim of Claudius’s own son.

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Ithaca, NY,   Synopsis. Nero was born in 37 A.D., the nephew of the emperor. After his father’s death, his mother married his great uncle, Claudius, and persuaded him to name Nero his successor.

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