Divination, Prediction and the End of the Roman Republic by Federico Santangelo PDF

By Federico Santangelo

ISBN-10: 1107026849

ISBN-13: 9781107026841

This publication deals a entire evaluate of the intersection among Roman politics, tradition and divination within the past due Republic. It discusses how the perform of divination replaced at a time of significant political and social switch and explores the facts for a serious mirrored image and debate at the limits of divination and prediction within the moment and primary centuries BC. Divination used to be a critical characteristic within the workings of the Roman govt and this e-book explores the ways that it replaced lower than the strain of things of socio-political complexity and disruption. It discusses the ways that the matter of the prediction of the longer term is built within the literature of the interval. eventually, it explores the effect that the emergence of the Augustan regime had at the position of divination in Rome and the function that divinatory topics had in shaping the ideology of the recent regime.

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