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    Author McDonnell, Myles Anthony. (uri) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2005011947 (uri) http://viaf.org/viaf/sourceID/LC o2005011947

    Title Roman manliness : virtus and the Roman Republic / Myles McDonnell.
    Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

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    Descript xxi, 481 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-431) and indexes.
    Contents Virtus and early Latin pp. 12-16 -- Plautus and Roman comedy pp. 16-33 -- Early Latin inscriptions pp. 33-43 -- Early Latin epic, tragedy, and history pp. 44-50 -- M. Porcius Cato pp. 50-59 -- Virtus and martial courage in the Middle republic pp. 59-71 -- Hellenization and 'Apetń : semantic borrowing -- Bilingualism and semantic calque pp. 72-84 -- Virtus and Fortuna pp. 84-95 -- Virtute deum pp. 95-104 -- 'Apetń and manly virtus -- Semantic borrowing and popular theater pp. 105-107 -- Virtus as human excellence pp. 107-110 -- Ethical virtus pp. 110-128 -- Virtus and the canonical "virtues" pp. 128-134 -- Virtus as a political value pp. 134-141 -- Visual representations of virtus -- Visualization of abstract concepts in ancient Rome pp. 142-146 -- Virtus as the armed amazon pp. 146-149 -- Virtus and the mounted warrior pp. 149-154 -- The equestrian image in republican Rome pp. 154-158 -- The boundaries of manliness -- Virtus, slaves, and foreigners pp. 159-161 -- Virtus and women pp. 161-165 -- Virtus and sexuality pp. 165-168 -- Fatherhood, family, and wealth: virtus and private life pp. 168-173 -- Man and boy : patria potestas and virtus pp. 173-180 -- Manliness in republican Rome -- Teaching manliness pp. 181-185 -- Aristocrats and horses pp. 185-195 -- Institutional constraints on displays of manliness pp. 195-205 -- Divine virtus, M. Claudius Marcellus and Roman politics -- Manliness and politics pp. 206-209 -- Abstract deities and divine virtus pp. 209-212 -- Virtus and honos pp. 212-228 -- Breaking the constraints pp. 228-235 -- Marcellus' successors pp. 235-240 -- Virtus contested -- The experience of war pp. 242-247 -- Equites equo publico pp. 248-258 -- Cultural change and hellenism pp. 259-265 -- The new man of virtus pp. 265-267 -- Marius and the gods pp. 267-271 -- Competing definitions of manliness pp. 271-290 -- Virtus and the legacy of Marius pp. 290-292 -- Virtus imperatoris -- Virtus in the late republic pp. 293-295 -- The virtus of Pompey pp. 295-300 -- Virtus and Caesar's commentaries pp. 300-319 -- Manliness redefined -- Virtus and the new man pp. 320-332 -- Imperator togatus : Cicero's claim to virtus pp. 332-355 -- The dual nature of virtus in Sallust pp. 356-384 -- Epilogue : Roman manliness and the principate pp. 385-389.
    Subject Men -- Rome. (uri) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083510
    Masculinity -- Rome -- History. (uri) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85081797
    Virtue. (uri) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143808
    ISBN/ISSN 0521827884 (hardback) (uri) http://www.isbnsearch.org/isbn/0521827884
    Other # 9780521827881


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