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Published: 15 May 2014

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199993383

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The War with God

Theomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry

Pramit Chaudhuri

  • The first systematic study of human-divine conflict in Roman literature
  • A new reading of the classical epic tradition, bringing together the study of epic and tragic poetry
  • Suggests new paths for research into the relationship between classical and early modern literature
  • Combines aesthetic, philosophical, religious, and political contexts