Table of contents for Greek tragedy in Vergil's Aeneid : ritual, empire, and intertext / Vassiliki Panoussi.

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Part I. Ritual: 1. Ritual violence and the failure of sacrifice; 2. Suicide, devotion, and ritual closure; 3. The fragility of reconciliation: ritual restoration and the devine; 4. Maenad brides and the destruction of the city; 5. Mourning glory: ritual lament and Roman civic identity; Part II. Empire: 6. Heroic identity: Vergil's Ajax; 7. Contesting idealologies: ritual and empire.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Virgil. -- Aeneis.
Epic poetry, Latin -- Greek influences.
Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.