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Euripides and Gender: The Difference the Fragments Make
Euripides and Gender: The Difference the Fragments Make Research on gender in Greek tragedy has traditionally focused on the extant plays, with only sporadic recourse to discussion of the many fragmentary plays for which we have evidence. This project aims to perform an extensive study of the sixty-two fragmentary plays of ...
Leaving Rome: Alienation from and Attachment to the City in Augustan Literature
Leaving Rome: Alienation from and Attachment to the City in Augustan Literature explores how Roman authors of the Augustan period write about leaving Rome as a way of discussing different levels of attachment to the city. Because the city of Rome holds a particularly important place in the ancient Roman imagination, leaving ...
Caesarian Conflict: Portrayals of Julius Caesar in narratives of civil war
This 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 ...