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The Fabrication of Tradition: Horace, Augustus and the Secular Games

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Davis, PJ (2001) The Fabrication of Tradition: Horace, Augustus and the Secular Games. Ramus: critical studies in Greek and Roman literature, 30 (2). 111- 127. ISSN 0048671x

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Abstract

Rome's first emperor proved remarkably successful in shaping a positive image for himself in his own and subsequent eras. Here was a man who came to power through that most criminal of means, through victory in civil war, and yet managed to persuade his own and succeeding generations of his right to rule. How did the enthusiastic proscriber of the innocent and the brutal destroyer of Perusia transform himself into the sublime Augustus'S

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Ramus: critical studies in Greek and Roman literature
Page Range: 111- 127
ISSN: 0048671x
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2008 22:29
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:25
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2630
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