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Published: 13 May 2010

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199550111

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Exemplary Epic

Silius Italicus' Punica

Ben Tipping

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Offers a convincing account of the role of competitive emulation both in Republican Rome and in imperial Roman writing about the Republic
  • Asks important questions of an under-read and intriguing text