Models from the past in Roman culture : a world of exempla
"Models from the Past in Roman Culture Historical examples played a key role in ancient Roman culture, and Matthew Roller's book presents a coherent model for understanding the rhetorical, moral, and historiographical operations of Roman exemplarity. It examines the process of observing, e...
|Main Author:||Roller, Matthew B. 1966- , [Author]|
Cambridge New York :
Cambridge University Press,
1 online resource.
- Introduction : the work of examples
- Horatius Cocles : commemorating and imitating a great deed
- Cloelia : timelessness and gender
- Appius Claudius Caecus : positive and negative exemplarity
- Gaius Duilius : exemplarity and innovation
- Fabius Cunctator : competing judgments and moral change
- Cornelia : an exemplary matrona among the Gracchi
- Cicero's house and "aspiring to kingship"
- Conclusion : exemplarity and stoicism.