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Published: 26 June 2014

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199646807

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Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology

Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries

Steven J. Green

  • Presents a holistic look at the Augustan period, incorporating both familiar and obscure Roman authors to construct a picture of literary astrological activity
  • Provides English translations for key texts and brief biographical material
  • Discusses the historical development of Roman astrology, enabling readers to locate the views of contemporary writers within the appropriate socio-political context