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By R. Joy Littlewood

After a interval of overlook, Ovid's elegiac poem at the Roman calendar has been the focal point of a lot contemporary scholarship. In her complete and scholarly examine of the ultimate e-book, pleasure Littlewood analyses Ovid's account of the origins of the fairs of June, demonstrating that ebook 6 is successfully a commemoration of Roman warfare, and assuredly offers a framing bracket to stability the outlet occasion of Peace in publication 1. She explores the delicate interweaving of
pietas and virtus in Roman faith and its courting to Augustan ideology, the intensity and accuracy of Ovid's antiquarianism, and his audacious enlargement of standard boundaries.

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