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Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Monica Cyrino

Abstract

Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph is a collection of seventeen original research essays that responds to the critical and commercial success of the second season of the HBO television series, Rome (2005-07). While Rome gained immediate notoriety for its heady mix of exceptionally high production values with gripping performances and plot lines, the series also offers a new visual, narrative, and thematic aesthetic for the depiction of the tumultuous period after Caesar’s assassination, and in particular, the struggle between Octavian and Antony, the role of Cleopatra, and the story’s many rec ... More

Keywords: Rome, television, ancient world, classical reception, Republican Rome

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781474400275
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Monica Cyrino, editor
University of New Mexico