Cover of: The Roman salute | Martin M. Winkler

The Roman salute

cinema, history, ideology

Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English.

About the Edition

See the work of Dr. Rex Curry who showed that the Pledge of Allegiance was the origin of the stiff-armed salute adopted later by the National Socialist German Workers Party. Martin Winkler' does not even put the actual name of the horrid group (National Socialist German Workers Party) in the table of contents, he uses common slang, and that is why he did not make the discoveries made by Dr. Curry. That is also why Winkler did not discover that German socialists used the swastika as overlapping S-letters for the "socialism." Francis Bellamy (author of the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892) was a self-proclaimed socialist in the nationalism movement and the origin of the straight-arm salute, as shown by Dr. Rex Curry.

Table of Contents

Saluting gestures in Roman art and literature
Jacques-Louis David's Oath of the Horatii
Raised-arm salutes in the United States before fascism : from the Pledge of allegiance to Ben-Hur on screen
Early cinema : American and European epics
Cabiria : the intersection of cinema and politics
Gabriele d'Annunzio and Cabiria
Fiume : the Roman salute becomes a political symbol
From d'Annunzio to Mussolini
Nazi cinema and its impact on Hollywood's Roman epics : from Leni Riefenstahl to Quo vadis
Visual legacies : antiquity on the screen after Quo vadis
Cinema : from Salome to Alexander
Television : from Star trek to Rome

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
700/.45837, 22
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.R68 W56 2009

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p. cm.

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