What significations did Egypt have for the Romans a century after Actium and afterwards? How did Greek imperial authors respond to the Roman fascination with the Nile? This book explores Egyptas aftermath beyond the hostility of Augustan rhetoric, and Greek and Roman topoi of Egyptian abarbarisma. Set against history and material culture, Julio-Claudian, Flavian, Antonine, and Severan authors reveal a multivalent Egypt that defines Romeas increasingly diffuse identity while remaining a tantalizing tertium quid between Roman Selfhood and foreign Otherness.68, 224, 282, 285 Revisionism of Egypt and the Nile 15-17, 53a5, 86, 122a 6, 131, 135a6, 192, 195, 206a16, 219, 224 ... in Seneca Sicoris, river see rivers; Nile Sirius, star Solon schooled in Egypt 109, 193, 279 Sophia in Philostratus 264-5, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Noscendi Nilum Cupido|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2013-01-01|