Romans in a New World : classical models in sixteenth-century Spanish America
Shows how the ancient Romans haunted the Spanish conquest of the New World. This book tells how while the conquistadors themselves challenged the reputations of the Romans for incomparable military genius and daring, Spanish critics of the conquest launched a concerted assault upon two other prominent uses of ancient Rome.
Print Book, English, 
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 
vi, 440 p. ; 24 cm.
9780472112753, 9780472031788, 0472112759, 0472031783