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Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium #2020

Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium By Philip Hardie Virgil s Aeneid Cosmos and Imperium The Romans saw an analogy between the ordered workings of the natural universe and the proper functioning of their own expanding empire between orbis and urbs Philip Hardie s new work explores Virgil
  • Title: Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium
  • Author: Philip Hardie
  • ISBN: 9780198146919
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback
  • Virgil's Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium By Philip Hardie The Romans saw an analogy between the ordered workings of the natural universe and the proper functioning of their own expanding empire, between orbis and urbs Philip Hardie s new work explores Virgil s poetic and mythic transformation of this imperialist ideology with reference to such traditions as the poet cosmologer, the use of allegory to extract natural philosophicaThe Romans saw an analogy between the ordered workings of the natural universe and the proper functioning of their own expanding empire, between orbis and urbs Philip Hardie s new work explores Virgil s poetic and mythic transformation of this imperialist ideology with reference to such traditions as the poet cosmologer, the use of allegory to extract natural philosophical truths from mythology and poetry, poetic hyperbole, and the universal expression.
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    1. Reread this with particular focus on the sections on the Georgics and Lucretius Interesting but perhaps not completely satisfying comments on the refutationes that end Book 2 and begin Book 3 of the Georgics certainly something is made of their strange phrasing and what they might suggest for how Virgil sees the Georgics matching up to Lucretian Didactic standard epic Is there something weak about positing that Virgil was somehow sincerely expressing modesty in them vs the intentional fallacy So [...]


    2. This book was a bit too philological for my taste That is, the author has an interesting thesis about the ideas behind the Aeneid, but the only way he knows to argue his thesis is on the purely linguistic plane This probably makes other Virgil scholars respect his work , but it makes it a bit disappointing for the rest of us, who might appreciate a expansive discussion Also, make sure you have your translations at hand if your Latin isn t strong, because Hardie doesn t translate any of the Lati [...]


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