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For poets in the course of the international Rome was the realm. this is often fairly actual for Russian poets, as a result of the anagrammatical relation of the phrases Rome and mir (Rome and world). The legacy of old Rome has continuously constituted an immense component to the Russian cultural realization. The revitalization of classical scholarship in nineteenth-century Russia and new ways to antiquity caused the various Russian Symbolists to hunt their proposal in historic Rome. Vladimir Solovyov, Dmitry Merezhkovsky, Valery Bryusov, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Maksimilian Voloshin, Vasily Komarovsky, and Mikhail Kuzmin all made major contributions to what's also known as the "Roman text." The Legacy of historical Rome within the Russian Silver Age analyzes the types keen on developing the Roman photograph and explores its performance in the given poetic method. as well as the formal research, the heritage and the stimulus top as much as the composition of a specific poem are explored, in addition to allusions to legends, myths and Rome's geography and structure. in addition, this examine considers the functionality of the Roman textual content in Russian Symbolist poetics and the works of the person poets. ultimately, the relation among the Roman and Petersburg texts of Russian literature is explored, considering a few of the Russian Symbolist poets present in Rome an ideal metaphor for his or her reviews of the town and "urban" poetry.

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