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Published: 19 March 2015

432 Pages | 134 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198736820

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Emperors and Ancestors

Roman Rulers and the Constraints of Tradition

Olivier Hekster

Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation

  • Presents the first analysis of the development of Roman ancestral representation over an extended period
  • Provides substantial documentation of archaeological, numismatic, epigraphical, and literary evidence
  • Features extensive coverage of non-English literature on the topic