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Roman Manliness

"Virtus" and the Roman Republic

by Myles McDonnell

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interdisciplinary Studies,
  • Men,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • Virtue,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Social History,
  • History / General,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Masculinity,
  • Rome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765391M
    ISBN 100521827884
    ISBN 109780521827881


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This book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: Manliness as represented by the concept of virtus. Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman manliness developed from the middle to the late by:   This book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: Manliness as represented by the concept of virtus.

Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman manliness developed from the middle to the late Republic.

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The book aims to redress this - when it comes to some basic skills and attitudes that define manliness from the authors' point of view. While this may sound chauvinist, it is most certainly nothing of the kind; the authors simply believe that in many cases the baby was thrown out with the bathwater and that many modern men never fully /5().

Manliness is a book by Harvey C. Mansfield first published by Yale University Press in Mansfield is a professor of government at Harvard this book, he defines manliness as "confidence in a situation of risk" and suggests this quality is currently undervalued in Western : Harvey C.

Mansfield. In contrast, this book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: manliness as represented by the concept virtus.

Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman manliness. It was precisely because the ideal of Roman manliness was belligerent and aggressive that it was thought to pose a threat to society and why a central element of Roman republican ideology and institutions was that virtus be At the very beginning of his book M.

remarks that ‘ Author: Bob Kaster. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Arguing that virtus was not, in essence, a moral concept, Myles McDonnell shows how the semantic range of the word, together with the manly ideal that it embodied, were altered by Greek cultural ideas; and how Roman manliness was contested in the religion, culture, and politics of the.

This book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: Manliness as represented by the concept of virtus. Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman manliness developed from the middle to the late : Myles McDonnell.

The Soldier’s Life: Roman Masculinity and the Manl iness of War virtues as a key aspect of Roman manliness, “may be less an indication of the luxury of the Book of Ceremonies ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Virtus and early Latin pp.

--Plautus and Roman comedy pp. --Early Latin inscriptions pp. --Early Latin epic, tragedy, and history pp. --M. Porcius Cato pp. --Virtus and martial courage in the Middle republic pp. --Hellenization and aretē. This collection of essays seeks to establish Roman constructions of sexuality and gender difference as a distinct area of research, complementing work already done on Greece to give a fuller picture of ancient sexuality.

By applying feminist critical tools to forms of public discourse, including literature, history, law, medicine, and political oratory, the essays explore the hierarchy of. In contrast, this book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: Manliness as represented by the concept of virtus.

Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman manliness. T1 - Review: Myles McDonnell's Roman Manliness: Virtus and the Roman Republic.

AU - Williams, Craig. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - The article reviews the book "Roman Manliness. Virtus and the Roman Republic," by M. McDonnell. AB - The article reviews the book "Roman Manliness. Virtus and the Roman Republic," by M. : Craig Williams. Some studies of ancient Roman masculinities have concentrated on the private aspects of the subject, particularly sexuality, and have drawn conclusions from a narrow field of reference, usually rhetorical practice.

In contrast, this book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: manliness as represented by the concept of virtus. Using traditional historical. ROMAN MANLINESS VIRTUS AND THE ROMAN REPUBLIC TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface pp. i-iv List of Abbreviations pp. v-viii List of Illustrations p.

ix IntroductionManliness and Virtus pp. Chapter IManliness as Courage in Early Latin pp. Virtus and Early Latin pp. Plautus and Roman Comedy pp. Manliness and fatherhood. My impression is that Marcus inherited certain old-fashioned Roman values from his immediate family, particularly his mother, Domitia Lucilla.

Despite being an immensely wealthy and highly educated Roman noblewoman, she preferred a simple way of life “far removed from that of the rich” (Meditations, ). She seems Author: Donald J. Robertson. In contrast, this book examines the public and the most important aspect of Roman masculinity: manliness as represented by the concept of virtus.

Using traditional historical, philological, and archaeological analyses, together with the methods of socio-linguistics and gender studies, it presents a comprehensive picture of how Roman /5(4). There is a word that describes manliness, the Romans and the Greeks used it. It has long since been forgotten by modern man.

Virtue or "Virtus", is a latin term used to describe the ideal actions and qualities of a Roman. Originally the term was applied to men, but has covered women also. Masculinity (also called manhood or manliness) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles associated with boys and gh masculinity is socially constructed, some research indicates that some behaviors considered masculine are biologically influenced.

To what extent masculinity is biologically or socially influenced is subject to debate. I’m sorry that Robert Kaster didn’t like my book. I might complain that he reviewed only the first three, philological chapters.

Roman Manliness also examines, among other things, the distinctly non-domestic (sexual or parental) references of virtus and its relationship to the familia, the role of the Roman cavalry in establishing the new patrician-plebeian nobility in the fourth century.

A city the Roman historian Livy called “memorable not for the magnificence of its buildings, but for its discipline”; protected by what the mythical founder of its military described as a “wall of men, instead of bricks”; populated by those who considered themselves the descendants of “Heracles the unconquered” — a tiny warrior.

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Cambridge University Press - Roman manliness - virtus and the Roman Republic - by Myles McDonnell Excerpt. INTRODUCTION – MANLINESS AND VIRTUS. On the fifth of December in 63 the Roman senate met to discuss a grave crisis. 1 Senators and a sitting praetor had been accused of conspiring to murder the chief magistrates and overthrow the state.

Book Description. Arguing that virtus was not, in essence, a moral concept, Myles McDonnell shows how the semantic range of the word, together with the manly ideal that it embodied, were altered by Greek cultural ideas; and how Roman manliness was contested 4/5(1).

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Virtus was a specific virtue in Ancient carries connotations of valor, manliness, excellence, courage, character, and worth, perceived as masculine strengths (from Latin vir, "man").It was thus a frequently stated virtue of Roman emperors, and was personified as a deity—Virtus.

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Judith P. Hallett is Professor of Classics at the University of Maryland at College Park. Her many works include Fathers and Daughters in Roman Society (Princeton).Marilyn B. Skinner is Professor of Classics at the University of Arizona.

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Lucius Quinctius (or Quintius) Cincinnatus (Latin: [ˈluːkɪ.ʊs ˈkᶣiːŋktɪ.ʊs kɪŋkɪnˈnaːtʊs, - ˈkᶣiːntɪ.ʊs -]; c. – c. BC) was a Roman patrician, statesman, and military leader of the early Roman Republic who became a legendary figure of Roman virtue—particularly civic virtue—by the time of the s/wars: Battle of Mount Algidus.

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In fact, this classical conception of manliness was how much of the West defined manhood up until the middle of the 20th century.These virtues of valor and manliness are prized by Virgil as qualities befitting Aeneas and his Trojan people, and the poet's own fellow Roman citizens.

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