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Author Luke, Trevor S., author.

Title Ushering in a new Republic : theologies of arrival at Rome in the first century BCE / Trevor S. Luke.

Published Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2014.
©2014.

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 UniM Bail  937.05 LUKE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-317) and index.
Contents Introduction: Performance, political theology, and arrival -- The Sullan republic -- The theology of departure and arrival in Sulla's memoir -- Pompey's Recognitio equitum -- Cicero's epic and civic theologies of departure and return -- The Civil War -- Julius Caesar as Rex : the Ovatio of January 44 -- Octavian's return in 36 : achieving his father's honors -- The Res Gestae and the advent of the Princeps -- The Res Gestae as divine relic -- Theologies of arrival in the Res Gestae -- Augustus as the new Numa -- Conclusion: Apotheosis and succession.
Subject Emperors -- Rome -- History.
Generals -- Rome -- History.
Political customs and rites -- Rome -- History.
Religion and politics -- Rome -- History.
Theology -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Performance -- Religious aspects -- History.
Classical literature -- History and criticism.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-68 A.D.
Rome -- History, Military.
ISBN 9780472072224 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0472072226 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780472052226 (paperback : acid-free paper)
0472052225 (paperback : acid-free paper)
9780472120383 (e-book)