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Serpentine Images of Power: Benevolent and Malevolent Depictions of Snakes in the Minoan, Greek, and Roman World
The image of the snake evokes the same terror and awe today as it did in the ancient Mediterranean world. In the mythology, literature, and religious traditions of the Greek and Roman sphere, snakes were understood to ...
Rome: Reverence and Resentment in the Greek East
The years between 229 BC and 146 BC saw a massive transformation of the relationship between Rome and her Greek neighbors. From antiquarian curiosity concerning Roman origins to hopeful approval and bitter opposition, the ...