Ambitiosa mors : suicide and the self in Roman thought and literature / Timothy Hill

Author(s): Hill, Timothy, 1973-
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Subjects: Suicide--Rome
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2004
Series: Studies in classics v. 10
Studies in classics (Routledge (Firm)) v. 10
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xi, 335 p. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2003027566
ISBN: 0415970970 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315) and index
Contents: Introduction -- Cicero -- Lucretius and epicureanism -- Eros, self-killing, and the suicidal lover in republican literature -- Vergil -- Ovid -- Seneca -- The concept of political suicide at Rome -- Lucan -- Petronius -- Epilogue: Roman suicide after Nero
OCLC Number: 53939779
ISBN/ISSN: 0415970970