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Author Santangelo, Federico.

Title Divination, prediction and the end of the Roman Republic [electronic resource] / Federico Santangelo.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 357 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction : the power of signs -- The de diuinatione in context -- The terms of the debate -- Fringe divination? -- The haruspices and the rise of prophecy -- Etruscan ages and the end of the republic -- Alien sooth : the Sibylline Books -- Wild prophecies -- Foresight, prediction, and decline in Cicero's correspondence -- Between fortune and virtue : Sallust and the decline of Rome -- Divination, religious change, and the future of Rome in Livy -- Signs and prophecies in Virgil -- Divination and monarchy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Divination -- Rome.
Political culture -- Rome -- History.
Social change -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 510-30 B.C.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781107026841 (hardback)
9781107248557 (e-book)

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