Through the analisis of an Ovidian episode (Met. 5), this article discusses the Augustan response to Egypt, the most marvellous and paradoxical land of the East, and in particular to its religion and theriomorphic divinities.

‘Latrator Anubis.’ Alien Divinities in Augustan Rome, and how to tame Monsters through Aetiology

ROSATI, Gianpiero
2009

Abstract

Through the analisis of an Ovidian episode (Met. 5), this article discusses the Augustan response to Egypt, the most marvellous and paradoxical land of the East, and in particular to its religion and theriomorphic divinities.
Paradox and the Marvellous in Augustan Literature and Culture
Oxford University Press
ROME; AUGUSTUS; EGYPT; RELIGION; THERIOMORPHISM
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