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The Brothers of Romulus:
Fraternal Pietas in Roman Law, Literature, and Society
Cynthia J. Bannon

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
1At Home12
Consortium and Fraternal Pietas14
Inheritance Practices: Brothers and Sons26
Consortium and Brothers' Roles in the Family43
2Between Brothers62
Biology and Identity64
Lovers and Brothers77
3In the Form91
Fraternal Pietas in Public92
Cicero and Quintus: A Case Study101
Scipio Africanus and Scipio Asiagenus116
Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus127
4On the Battlefield136
Stipata Cohors: Brothers and the Mos Maiorum138
Fraterna Comminus Arma: Brother against Brother149
Romulus and Remus Reconsidered158
5At the Palace174
Conclusion189
Bibliography195
Author Index213
Subject Index225

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