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From Arma to Fama: the military record of Roman republican commanders in speech and text (219-19 BC)

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There are three main scholarly approaches to the mechanisms by which the military record of Roman Republican commanders was disseminated in Rome: the ceremony of the triumph, the erection of monuments with their inscriptions, and finally the minting of coins. Alongside this ceremonial and material publicity this thesis investigates how and why more ephemeral media, as well as autobiographical texts, were employed to disseminate, promote and at times denigrate the Roman military record during...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2007
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-02-19

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