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Faith in fate: plot, gods, and metapoetic morality in Valerius Flaccus (2018)
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LOVATT, H. (in press). Faith in fate: plot, gods, and metapoetic morality in Valerius Flaccus. In A. Augoustakis, C. Stocks, & E. Buckley (Eds.), Flavian FidesUniversity of Toronto Press

This paper examines fides as a literary term, and asks how metaliterary faith fits in with morality, intertextuality and trust in the gods. It begins by examining the phrase nec vana fides in situations related to prophecy and belief in the gods, inc... Read More