The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

by Harriet I. Flower

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Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

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ISBN-13: 9780807871881
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Studies in the History of Greece and Rome
Edition description: 1
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Harriet I. Flower is professor of classics at Princeton University. She is author of Ancestor Masks and Aristocratic Power in Roman Culture and editor of The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic.

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This is an outstanding book. The phenomenon of memory sanctions has long needed proper treatment, and Flower's study is most welcome for anyone interested in the Graeco-Roman world. This book represents a major advance in scholarship.—Michael Peachin, New York University

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