By Margaret Malamud(auth.), Maria Wyke(eds.)

Ancient Rome and smooth America explores the important position the narratives and photographs of Rome have performed in America’s figuring out of itself and its heritage.

  • Places America’s reaction to Rome in a ancient context, from the innovative period to the current
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in numerous media: writing, structure, theatre, portray, World’s gala's and Expositions, and movie
  • Beautifully illustrated with over forty top of the range photos and figures

Chapter 1 Exemplary Romans within the Early Republic (pages 9–33):
Chapter 2 operating Men's Heroes (pages 34–69):
Chapter three Rome and the Politics of Slavery (pages 70–97):
Chapter four company Caesars and Radical Reformers (pages 98–121):
Chapter five appear advantage (pages 122–149):
Chapter 6 The Pleasures of Empire (pages 150–185):
Chapter 7 Screening Rome throughout the nice melancholy (pages 186–207):
Chapter eight chilly battle Romans (pages 208–228):
Chapter nine Imperial intake (pages 229–252):

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Qxd 26 29/7/08 9:00 AM Page 26 Exemplary Romans in the Early Republic Publisher's Note: Permission to reproduce this image online was not granted by the copyright holder. Readers are kindly requested to refer to the printed version of this chapter. 5 Thomas Cole, The Course of Empire: Consummation (third of the series), 1835–6. 3. Courtesy of The New-York Historical Society. Cole chose a phrase from Bishop George Berkeley’s poem Destiny of America – the idea of an unvarying cycle of imperial rise and decline: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first Acts already past, A fifth shall close the Drama with the day: Time’s noblest offspring is the last.

Addison (2004), II, 4, 59– 60. See Winterer (2007), 1–102. J. Dana (1792), 121–2. 5. ” Gelles (1992). Addison (2004), I, 4, 151–5. Hicks (2005), 2. See Teute (1999), 89–121, and Winterer (2005), 53–60. Hicks (2005), 21. Warren (1980), 208–12 at 208. Poem entitled To Honorable J. ” For a biography of Warren, see Zagarri (1995). For an analysis of this play, see Winterer (2005), 54–5. Wills (1984), 13. , 80–2. ” Wills (1984), 110. Huet (1999), 53– 69. G. S. Wood (1992), 368. For articles exploring the shifting meanings of Julius Caesar from antiquity to the present in Europe and the United States, see Wyke (2006a).

B. Smith (1835), 134, quoted in Winterer (2007), 139–40. 89 M. B. Smith (1832b), 341, quoted and discussed by Winterer (2005), 58–9. 90 Winterer (2005), 58. 91 Allgor (2000). 92 Further discussions in Winterer (2005) and Teute (1999). ” Workingman’s Advocate (February 26, 1831): 3. ” Teute (1999), 121. 95 O’Sullivan (1839), 426. 96 Forrest in the United States Magazine and Democratic Review, quoted in Parker (1992), 17. 97 Ibid. 98 Emphasis added. Wallach (1994), 95. 99 DeBow (1847), 31. For more examples of positive comparisons to the Roman Empire see A.

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