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Apollonios and the end of the Aeneid

Abstract:

The death of Turnus is one of the Aeneid's most controversial and variously interpreted episodes – anything from the triumphant vindication of Aeneas and the Roman future, to the poet's last, resounding plaint against Augustan totalitarianism, with all the more nuanced shades of opinion in between. Virgilian scholarship has recently become tired of the opposition between ‘optimist’ and ‘pessimist’ perspectives, but one piece of potentially important evidence has not found its way into the arg...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0009838814000214

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Classics
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Classical Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
2
Pages:
642-648
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-6844
ISSN:
0009-8388
URN:
uuid:c99d371b-d417-4c8a-a799-f13a3ee2fafd
Source identifiers:
367617
Local pid:
pubs:367617

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