Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature


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Conspiracy theory as a theoretical framework has emerged only in the last twenty years; commentators are finding it a productive way to explain the actions and thoughts of individuals and societies. In this compelling exploration of Latin literature, Pagán uses conspiracy theory to illuminate the ways that elite Romans invoked conspiracy as they navigated the hierarchies, divisions, and inequalities in their society. By seeming to uncover conspiracy everywhere, Romans could find the need to crush slave revolts, punish ...

Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature 2013, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292756809

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Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature 2012, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292739727