Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self

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Author  Yasmin Syed
Publisher  University of Michigan Press
Publication Date   December 9, 2004
ISBN  0472114328
Pages  292

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Syed argues that the first century BC Latin poem had a significant impact on its Roman readers' sense of self as Romans, and articulated Roman identity for them through the readers' identification with and differentiation from its fictional characters. She considers identity at both the individual level of the subject and the collective level of et

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