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dc.contributor.advisorGowing, Alainen_US
dc.contributor.authorVolker, Jaimeen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-13T17:31:59Z
dc.date.available2012-09-13T17:31:59Z
dc.date.issued2012-09-13
dc.date.submitted2012en_US
dc.identifier.otherVolker_washington_0250E_10346.pdfen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1773/20730
dc.descriptionThesis (Ph.D.)--University of Washington, 2012en_US
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation investigates the poignancy of civil war for Rome in the late Republican through early Imperial period, as focalized through depictions of Julius Caesar and, to a more limited degree, the Caesar-like Catiline. My comparative examination of Sallust's Bellum Catilinae, Velleius Paterculus' Historiae, and Lucan's Pharsalia centers on how each author treats qualities and catchwords found in Caesar's self-portrait in the Bellum Civile. By reading each portrayal of Caesar against the general's own account of civil war, I contend that one finds shifts in issues and traits according to their relevance to an author's own times, aims, and view of the relationship between Republic and Principate. Moreover, I suggest that whether an author portrays Julius Caesar in a positive or negative light is likely a consequence of his view of the current "Caesar" (i.e., Octavian, Tiberius, or Nero).en_US
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dc.rightsCopyright is held by the individual authors.en_US
dc.subjectCivil War; Julius Caesar; Lucan; Sallust; Velleius Paterculusen_US
dc.subject.otherClassical literatureen_US
dc.subject.otherClassical studiesen_US
dc.subject.otherAncient languagesen_US
dc.subject.otherClassical languages and literatureen_US
dc.titleCaesarian Conflict: Portrayals of Julius Caesar in narratives of civil waren_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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