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The Roman Self in Late Antiquity

Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul

by Marc Mastrangelo

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Ancient Rome - History,
  • Literary History And Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • History,
  • Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Ancient & Classical,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Influence,
  • Latin, Classical and post-classical,
  • Literature, Comparative,
  • Prudentius,,
  • Virgil,
  • b. 348

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11207198M
    ISBN 100801887224
    ISBN 109780801887222

      The book 'Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World', edited by G.W. Bowerstock, Peter Brown, and Oleg Grabar, is a wonderful collection of essays and encyclopedic articles on the period on a fascinating period of transition and change in the history of the West.5/5(4). The world of Late Antiquity is an historical period often overlooked. The more prominent periods such as the Greek Empire, Roman Empire, Early Christendom, Rise of Islam, East/West Split, etc. take the majority of space in historical texts; often the world of Late 4/5(71).

      On late antique antiquarian writing, see G. Maslakov, “The Roman Antiquarian Tradition in Late Antiquity,” in History and Historians in Late Antiquity, eds. B. Croke and A.M. Emmett (Sydney: Pergamom Press, ), –, Peter Van Nuffelen, “There's Always the Sun: Metaphysics and Antiquarianism in Macrobius,” in Bilder von dem Author: Duncan E. MacRae.   This book focuses on a simple dynamic: the taking in hand of a heritage, the variety of changes induced within it, and the handing on of that legacy to new generations. Our contributors suggest, from different standpoints, that this dynamic represented the essence of 'late antiquity'.Cited by:

      The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity: Transforming Public Space., The American Historical Review, Volume Gregor Kalas’s book benefits from the use of digital mapping techniques and from an earlier research project through the UCLA Digital Humanities Center called “Visualizing Statues in the Late Roman Forum” (xiiiAuthor: Michele Renee Salzman.   In this vibrant and compact introduction, Gillian Clark sheds light on the concept of late antiquity and the events of its time, showing that this was in fact a period of great transformation. Late antiquity saw Roman law codified, Christian creeds formulated, Brand: OUP Oxford.


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The Roman Self in Late Antiquity for the first time situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth-century Rome.

and biblical exegesis—to define a new vision of the self for the newly Christian Roman Empire. Buy This Book in Print. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity book The ambitious title of Marc Mastrangelo’s book on Prudentius, The Roman Self in Late Antiquity, raises hopes for a study that is itself ambitious and broad, hopes that are both fulfilled and the one hand, Mastrangelo not only attempts a literary and philological reading of (some of) Prudentius’s poetry, but also attempts to reassess ‘the poet’s originality by Author: E.

Hutchinson. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity for the first time situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth-century Rome.

As Marc Mastrangelo convincingly demonstrates, the late-fourth-century poet drew on both pagan and Christian intellectual traditions―especially Platonism, Vergilian epic poetics, and biblical exegesis―to define a new vision of the self Cited by: 1.

He then wrote a book about late antiquity in the early s. He’s an example of someone who wears his learning very lightly. What he brings that’s new is interdisciplinarity—before we even knew what that word meant—between history and anthropology, and history and psychology, as well as an openness to breaking down some of the.

The Roman Self in Late Antiquity for the first time situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth-century Rome.

As Marc Mastrangelo convincingly demonstrates, the late-fourth-century poet drew on both pagan and Christian intellectual traditions -- especially Platonism, Vergilian epic poetics, and biblical exegesis -- to define a new vision of the Manufacturer: JHUP.

The Roman Self in Late Antiquity: Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul Marc Mastrangelo Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Pp. Home > The Roman Self in Late Antiquity > Reviews This book will make a welcome addition to the list of late antique and early Christian literary readings, expanding beyond Prudentius to engage larger questions of early Christian reading.

It will also stand alongside works on the epic tradition, such as Hardie's, while contributing a. The time known as Late Antiquity (cc) was a fascinatingly diverse and important period which saw the 'Fall of Rome' and the growth of Christianity and Islam.

Gillian Clark explores its historical controversies, introducing the main characters and themes, and demonstrating the transition between the medieval and ancient. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul.

'The Roman Self in Late Antiquity' situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth century Rome.

The study challenges the view that poetry in the fourth century played a subordinate role to patristic prose in forging Christian Roman identity. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity: Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul eBook: Mastrangelo, Marc: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Marc Mastrangelo.

Late Antiquity is such a book. Modestly calling itself a guide, this sumptuous volume shows the way not only to exotic and often vanished locales, but also to the emperors and caliphs, kingdoms and dynasties, ascetics and voluptuaries, and even the ordinary citizens of that complex and tortuous half-millennium (from to A.D.) in which.

Examining the numerous primary sources, including inscriptions, religions, histories, literary references, legal codes, and archaeological reports, Linda Jones Hall presents a composite history of late antique Berytus - from its founding as a Roman colony in the time of Augustus, to its development into a center of legal study under Justinian.5/5(1).

Books shelved as late-antiquity: The World of Late Antiquity by Peter R.L. Brown, The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Bar.

Ina book by Peter Brown, The World of Late Antiquity, described Late Antiquity as a long-lasting phenomenon (– c.e.), during which the dissolution of the ancient Mediterranean world led to the creation of three civilizations, all equal heirs of antiquity: western Europe, Byzantium, and Islam.

This conception was accompanied by Author: Hervé Inglebert. Finally, given the vast number of admitted epistemological challenges to the authors, I am surprised that none of them sought to examine perhaps the only man of late antiquity who can provide the evidence needed to substantiate the paradigms of the book.

This man, born in a Roman province in the late 4th century, lived as a member of the upper. The Roman Self in Late Antiquity for the first time situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth-century : Charles Witke.

This book persuasively re-evaluates Prudentius as a poet who effectively reshaped the reader's awareness of Christian self in relation to the wider Christian community Students of Late Antiquity will find much of interest in this study of an ambitious poet.

In defining historical epochs, this crisis is typically viewed as marking the start of the Late Roman Empire, and also the transition from Classical Antiquity to Late Antiquity. Diocletian (reigned –) brought the Empire back from the brink, but declined the role of princeps and became the first emperor to be addressed regularly as Common languages: Latin (official until ).

The Roman Self in Late Antiquity for the first time situates Prudentius within a broad intellectual, political, and literary context of fourth-century Rome.

As Marc Mastrangelo convincingly demonstrates, the late-fourth-century poet drew on both pagan and Christian intellectual traditions—especially Platonism, Vergilian epic poetics, and biblical exegesis—to define a new vision of the self Cited by:.

Judith Herrin’s essay (“Book Burning as Purification”) provides a stirring description and analysis of the diverse testimonies to the burning of books in late antiquity as a means by which deviant theology was ritually suppressed in dramas of purification orchestrated by a persecuting regime or in spontaneous outbursts of censorship.Self, Self-fashioning and Individuality in Late Antiquity (Culture, Religion, and Politics in the Greco-roman World) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Self, Self-fashioning and Individuality in Late Antiquity (Culture, Religion, and Politics in the Greco-roman World) Author.Lecture: Roman Republic and Empire Roman Republic. Rome was able to establish a narrative of self-defense.

But in practical terms, Rome was expanding, first under a monarchy and by the 6th century BC as a Republic. By then their main enemy was Carthage, a city in north Africa that had been founded as a Pheonician colony. Late Antiquity.