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Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic$
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Joseph Farrell and Damien P. Nelis

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199587223

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.001.0001

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Numa in Augustan Poetry

Numa in Augustan Poetry

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(p.228) 11 Numa in Augustan Poetry
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Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic
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Alain Deremetz

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.003.0012

In light of important recent work on reflections of the regal period in Augustan poetry, this chapter looks in the main at the handling of Numa by Augustan poets and in particular at the role he plays in Ovid’s Fasti, while also adding a few remarks about Romulus, who, in general, has been the subject of much more intense study. The Ovidian Numa is shown to reveal important aspects of Roman thinking about the nature of Augustus.

Keywords:   ovid, fasti, rome, kings, numa, romulus, augustus

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