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Of Aristocrats and Courtesans: Seneca, De Beneficiis 1.14

Fear, Trevor (2007). Of Aristocrats and Courtesans: Seneca, De Beneficiis 1.14. Hermes: Zeitschrift für klassische philologie, 135(4) pp. 460–468.

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Abstract

Using Seneca's analogy of the prostitute as a positive model for the distribution of beneficia as a springboard, this article re-examines the tension between the ideals and practices of the exchange mechanisms of amicitia amongst Rome'e elite.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0018-0777
Keywords: Patronage; Amicitia; Seneca
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 9265
Depositing User: Trevor Fear
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 18:36
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9265
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