Author Hawkins, Julia Nelson, author
Title Therapoetics after Actium : Narrative, Medicine, and Authority in Augustan Epic / Julia Nelson Hawkins
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Medicine and epic: an overview -- Hellenistic therapoetics: the transformation of Greek epic -- From bucolics to bougonia: plague in Virgil -- Ovid and plague in the Metamorphoses -- Virgil and medical botany: Aeneid 12 and Roman therapy -- Gynecology and the state in the Metamorphoses -- Epilogue: the legacy of therapoetics in war and epic: medicine in the Roman revolution and Fracastoro's syphilis
Subject Latin poetry -- History and criticism
Medicine in literature
Greek poetry -- History and criticism
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Virgil -- Criticism and interpretation