Ovid, Aratus and Augustus

Emma Ruth Grenville Gee

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This book aims to study the astronomical material in Ovid's 'Fasti' in the light of literary influence and cultural context. It tests he assumption that the stars in the 'Fasti' are influenced by the 'Phaenomena' of Aratus, and discusses the value of astronomical didactic writing in Augustan Rome.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISBN (Print)0 521 65187 5
Publication statusPublished - 2000


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