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Imago Romana Mundi : religion, rhetoric, race and the ideology of Roman imperialism

Murphy, Noemi


Conventionally, classical scholarship has ascribed the inception of philosophy and culture to the Greeks, whilst relegating military strategy and imperialism to the Romans. This tradition dates back to Vergil's famous comment in Book 6 of the Aeneid, that others (Greeks) will create beautiful statuary, plead eloquently in the law courts and chart the skies and constellations; whereas the Romans' job will be to rule over others with their imperium. This tendency to oversimplify the differences...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5152db2f942
Access Rights: Open Access


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