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Divination, Prediction and the End of the Roman Republic

Federico Santangelo
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107026841 (hardback), 1107026849 (hardback)
Contents
  • Introduction : the power of signs
  • The de diuinatione in context
  • The terms of the debate
  • Fringe divination?
  • The haruspices and the rise of prophecy
  • Etruscan ages and the end of the republic
  • Alien sooth : the Sibylline Books
  • Wild prophecies
  • Foresight, prediction, and decline in Cicero's correspondence
  • Between fortune and virtue : Sallust and the decline of Rome
  • Divination, religious change, and the future of Rome in Livy
  • Signs and prophecies in Virgil
  • Divination and monarchy.
Description
xii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-336) and indexes.
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