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R. O. A. M. Lyne and S. J. Harrison

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199203963

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.001.0001

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Vergil and the Politics of War (1983)

Vergil and the Politics of War (1983)

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R. O. A. M. Lyne

R.O.A.M. Lyne

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This paper uses Roman theory on war to show a gap between Aeneas' ideals and practice in the warfare of the Aeneid, and suggests important truths about imperialism and war.

Keywords:   Virgil, Aeneid, war, Rome, politics

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