The Resource Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long, (electronic resource)

Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long, (electronic resource)

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Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch
Title
Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Long
Title variation
  • Claudian's In Eutropium
  • How, when, and where to slander a eunuch
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From A.D. 395 to 404, Claudian was the court poet of the Western Roman Empire, ruled by Honorius. In 399 the eunuch Eutropius, the grand chamberlain and power behind the Eastern Roman throne of Honorius's brother Arcadius, became consul. The poem In Eutropium is Claudian's brilliantly nasty response. In it he vilifies Eutropius and calls on Honorius's general, Stilicho, to redeem this disgrace to Roman honor. In this literary and historical study, Jacqueline Long argues that the poem was, in both intent and effect, political propaganda: Claudian exploited traditional prejudices against
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
873/.01
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6372.I7
LC item number
L66 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Label
Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-283) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Eunuch Consul and the Court Poet -- pt. 1. The Literary World of In Eutropium. Structure and Genre -- Traditions of Roman Satire -- Literary Traditions of Political Invective -- How to Slander a Eunuch -- pt. 2. The Historical World of In Eutropium. Date and Reference -- Eastern Information at the Western Court -- pt. 3. The Literary and Historical Worlds Meet. Claudian's Audiences -- Stance and Purpose -- Conclusion: In Eutropium and the Empire of Rome
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ocm42329964
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 291 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807837801
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt61np6
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.b32210917
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42329964
  • jstor0585032580
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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