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By Michael B Hornum

Even though Nemesis was once already respected in Archaic Greece, the most proof for worship comes from the Roman Principate. in this interval vital features of the cult have been the organization of the goddess with the country, and her presence in agonistic contexts. "Nemesis, the Roman nation and the video games" explores those facets, discerning a potential connection among them. the writer starts by means of discussing the beginning and history of the goddess. He then clarifies the ways that the goddess was once enlisted into the carrier of the Roman emperor and country. ultimately, he explains the presence of the goddess nearly completely on the Roman "Munus" and "Venatio" as derived from the functionality of such video games to specific the correct order of society. "Nemesis" represents an important re-assessment of where of Nemesis within the Roman global. The publication additionally offers a useful corpus of epigraphic, literary, and iconographic facts for the goddess.

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