Religion and memory in Tacitus' Annals

This book-length treatment of religion in Tacitus' Annals analyzes his numerous references to religious material through the lens of cultural memory theory, revealing them as a key vehicle for his assessment of the principate as a system of government, the activities of individual emperors, and...

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Main Author: Shannon-Henderson, Kelly E. ca. 20./21. Jh.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019
Edition:First edition
Series/Journal:Oxford classical monographs
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Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Tacitus, Cornelius 55-120, Annales / Canova, Antonio 1757-1822, Religion / Remembrance
Further subjects:B Tacitus, Cornelius ; Criticism and interpretation
B Religion in literature
B Tacitus, Cornelius Criticism and interpretation
B Rome ; Historiography
B Tacitus, Cornelius Annales
B Rome Historiography
B Memory in literature
B Tacitus, Cornelius ; Annales
B Thesis
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Print version: 9780198832768
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Summary:This book-length treatment of religion in Tacitus' Annals analyzes his numerous references to religious material through the lens of cultural memory theory, revealing them as a key vehicle for his assessment of the principate as a system of government, the activities of individual emperors, and their impact on Roman cultural identity
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0191871281
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198832768.001.0001