Fasti

Author: Ovid,
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192824112
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Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman year is both a day by day account of festivals and observances and their origins, and a delightful retelling of myths and legends associated with particular dates." --from back cover.
Ovid and the Fasti
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Geraldine Herbert-Brown
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-02-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Fasti is a poetical calendar of the Roman year, written by Ovid between AD 4-16. Dr Herbert-Brown's new research illuminates the poem as a unique contemporary source for our understanding of the politics and culture of the Augustan period, including the revival of religion. Ovid himself - who was
Playing with Time
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Carole Elizabeth Newlands
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Ovid's Fasti, unlike his Metamorphoses, is anchored in Rome: religion, history and legend, monuments, and character. The poem interprets the Augustan period not as a golden age of peace and prosperity, Carole E. Newlands asserts, but as an age of experimentation, negotiation, compromise, and unresolved tensions. Newlands maintains that, despite
Founding the Year: Ovid's Fasti and the Poetics of the Roman Calendar
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Molly Pasco-Pranger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-30 - Publisher: BRILL

This book gives serious consideration to the relationship between Ovid’s Fasti and the Roman calendar. The poem treats the calendar, recently revised by Caesar and Augustus, as its most important cultural model and as a quasi-literary 'intertext.'
Playing with Time
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Molly Pasco-Pranger
Categories: Calendar
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

Ovid's Fasti, unlike his Metamorphoses, is anchored in Rome: religion, history and legend, monuments, and character. The poem interprets the Augustan period not as a golden age of peace and prosperity, Carole E. Newlands asserts, but as an age of experimentation, negotiation, compromise, and unresolved tensions.
The Poet and the Prince
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Alessandro Barchiesi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

In this fresh assessment of Ovid's fascinating poem Fasti, Alessandro Barchiesi provides a new vision of the interaction between Ovid and the renowned ruler Augustus. Fasti, a poem about the holidays and feast days of the Roman calendar, was written while Ovid was in Rome and revised while he was