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Apuleius and Antonine Rome : historical essays, Keith Bradley, (electronic resource)

Label
Apuleius and Antonine Rome : historical essays
Title
Apuleius and Antonine Rome
Title remainder
historical essays
Statement of responsibility
Keith Bradley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Apuleius and Antonine Rome features outstanding scholarship by Keith Bradley on the Latin author Apuleius of Madauros and on the second-century Roman world in which Apuleius lived. Bradley discusses Apuleius' work in the context of social relations (especially the family and household), religiosity in all its diversity and complexity, and cultural interactions between the imperial centre and the provincial periphery
  • These essays examine the Apology, the speech Apuleius made when he defended himself on the criminal charge of having enticed a wealthy widow to marry him through magical means; the fragments of his speeches known as the Florida; and the remarkable serio-comic novel Metamorphoses (better known as The Golden Ass). Altogether, Apuleius and Antonine Rome effectively illustrates how socio-cultural history can be recovered from works of literature."--pub. desc
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NLC
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1946-
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Bradley, K. R.
Dewey number
873/.01
LC call number
PA6217
LC item number
.B73 2012
Series statement
Phoenix supplementary volume
Series volume
50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apuleius
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Apulée
  • Rome
  • Rome
Label
Apuleius and Antonine Rome : historical essays, Keith Bradley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Law, magic and culture in Apuleius' Apology -- 2. Contending with conversion: reflections on the re-formation of Lucius the Ass -- 3. Romanitas and the Roman family: the evidence of Apuleius' Apology -- 4. Animalising the slave: the truth of fiction -- 5. Fictive families: family and household in Apuleius' Metamorphoses -- 6. Sacrificing the family: Christian martyrs and their kin -- 7. Apuleius and Carthage -- 8. Appearing for the defence: Apuleius on display -- 9. Apuleius and the sub-Saharan slave trade -- 10. Apuleius and Jesus -- 11. Lucius and Isis: history in Apuleius' Metamorphoses -- 12. Apuleius and adultery in the age of the Antonines
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000717118
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 397 pages
Isbn
9781442644205
Lccn
2012450537
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000717118
Label
Apuleius and Antonine Rome : historical essays, Keith Bradley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Law, magic and culture in Apuleius' Apology -- 2. Contending with conversion: reflections on the re-formation of Lucius the Ass -- 3. Romanitas and the Roman family: the evidence of Apuleius' Apology -- 4. Animalising the slave: the truth of fiction -- 5. Fictive families: family and household in Apuleius' Metamorphoses -- 6. Sacrificing the family: Christian martyrs and their kin -- 7. Apuleius and Carthage -- 8. Appearing for the defence: Apuleius on display -- 9. Apuleius and the sub-Saharan slave trade -- 10. Apuleius and Jesus -- 11. Lucius and Isis: history in Apuleius' Metamorphoses -- 12. Apuleius and adultery in the age of the Antonines
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000717118
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 397 pages
Isbn
9781442644205
Lccn
2012450537
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000717118

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