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The Resource Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long

Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long

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Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch
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Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch
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Jacqueline Long
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  • Claudian's In Eutropium
  • How, when, and where to slander a eunuch
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From A.D. 395 to 404, Claudian was the court poet of the Western Roman Empire, ruled by Honorius. In 399 the eunuch Eutropius, the grand chamberlain and power behind the Eastern Roman throne of Honorius's brother Arcadius, became consul. The poem In Eutropium is Claudian's brilliantly nasty response. In it he vilifies Eutropius and calls on Honorius's general, Stilicho, to redeem this disgrace to Roman honor. In this literary and historical study, Jacqueline Long argues that the poem was, in both intent and effect, political propaganda: Claudian exploited traditional prejudices against
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Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long
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Claudian's In Eutropium, or, How, when, and why to slander a eunuch, Jacqueline Long
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807863053_long
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-283) and index
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Contents
Introduction: The Eunuch Consul and the Court Poet -- pt. 1. The Literary World of In Eutropium. Structure and Genre -- Traditions of Roman Satire -- Literary Traditions of Political Invective -- How to Slander a Eunuch -- pt. 2. The Historical World of In Eutropium. Date and Reference -- Eastern Information at the Western Court -- pt. 3. The Literary and Historical Worlds Meet. Claudian's Audiences -- Stance and Purpose -- Conclusion: In Eutropium and the Empire of Rome
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1 online resource (xiv, 291 pages)
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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