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Published: 01 September 2014

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781380284

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The Roman Hannibal

Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Claire Stocks

Liverpool University Press

  • New reading of the character of Hannibal in Silius Italicus' Punica
  • First published book-length discussion in English on Hannibal in the Punica
  • Offers new insight into how Rome remembered its past
  • First detailed discussion on Hannibal as a cultural icon in Rome's literature
  • Re-evaluation of the Punica as a text that combines historiographic and epic traditions