Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, volume 65
The Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, an annual publication of the American Academy in Rome, gathers articles on topics including Roman archaeology and topography, ancient and modern Italian history, Latin literature, and Italian art and architectural history. Volume 65 marks both the first redesign of the journal since its foundation and its premiere as an entirely digital publication.
Volumes 65 includes the following essays and articles: “Editorial Preface” by Sinclair W. Bell; “Titurius Sabinus, Mithridates, Sulla, and Vergil: Tarpeia in the Context of 88 BCE” by Jaclyn Neel; “The Theatre of Pompey: Staging the Self through Roman Architecture” by Mario Erasmo; “Αὐτοκράτωρ πολλάκις ἐπωνομάσθη παρὰ τὰ πάτρια: deviazione dalla prassi in età giulio-claudia o reinterpretazione del modello augusteo?” (“Αὐτοκράτωρ πολλάκις ἐπωνομάσθη παρὰ τὰ πάτρια: Deviation from Julio-Claudian Practice or Reinterpretation of the Augustan Model?”) by Patrizia Arena; “Riflessi imperiali: uno specchio monetale romano in bronzo da Verona e gli esemplari correlati” (“Imperial Reflections: A Roman Coin Box Mirror from Verona and Related Specimens”) by Margherita Bolla; “Is Beauty Divine? A Reassessment of the Portraiture of Sabina” by Eve D’Ambra; “Fig Leaves, Photogrammetry, and a Third-Century Masterpiece Rediscovered at Hearst Castle” by Robert Cohon and R. Bruce North; “The Energetics of Lost Cargoes: A New Perspective on the Late Antique Marzamemi 2 Wreck” by Ben Russell and Justin Leidwanger; “Re-Defining Aristocratic Distinction: Christian Verse Invective, Classical Culture, and the Cult of Mater Magna in Late Antique Rome” by Jacob Latham; “The Montalcino Bible’s Steep Mountain of Mysteries” by Herbert Kessler; “ARCANIS NODIS: The Emblematic Thesis Prints of the Roman College” by Louise Rice; “Edward Said, Renaissance Orientalism, and Imaginative Geographies of a Classical Mediterranean” by Robert Clines; “An Etruscan Votive Inscription on Attic Ceramic” by Rex Wallace; “Augury and Observation: Speculations on the Nature of an Ancient Italic Ritual Practice” by Anthony Tuck; “For the Love of the Codices: Paul Oskar Kristeller and the Iter Italicum” by John MacManamon; research reports from the American Academy in Rome; and necrologies of Brian Curran and Eleanor Winsor Leach.