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The Alamanni and Rome 213-496(Caracalla to Clovis)

The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

John F. Drinkwater

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Alamanni were a Germanic people that figure prominently in the history of the later Empire. Despite their high profile, there has been surprisingly little written on them in English. This study ... More

The Alexandra of LycophronA Literary Study

The Alexandra of Lycophron: A Literary Study

Charles McNelis and Alexander Sens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199601899
eISBN:
9780191827525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601899.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The obscurity of Lycophron’s Alexandra was already notorious in antiquity and has long hampered a holistic approach to the poem. Through a series of distinct but closely integrated literary studies ... More

Almsgiving in the Later Roman EmpireChristian Promotion and Practice 313-450

Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice 313-450

Richard Finn OP

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283606
eISBN:
9780191712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283606.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The book examines the various sources, distinctive forms, privileged recipients, and likely extent of almsgiving in the churches of the later empire. Almsgiving was crucial in the construction of the ... More

Ancient Greek Ideas on Speech, Language, and Civilization

Ancient Greek Ideas on Speech, Language, and Civilization

Deborah Levine Gera

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256167
eISBN:
9780191719578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256167.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The source and nature of earliest speech and civilization are puzzles which have intrigued people for many centuries. This study explores ancient Greek views on the source and nature of the world’s ... More

Ancient Historiography and its ContextsStudies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Christina S. Kraus, John Marincola, and Christopher Pelling (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume collects essays written by colleagues and friends as a tribute to Tony Woodman, Gildersleeve Professor of Latin at the University of Virginia. These essays, like Woodman's own work, cover ... More

Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

Jennifer Ingleheart (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199689729
eISBN:
9780191814044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689729.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume analyses the importance of ancient Rome in the construction of post-classical homosexual identities. The book explores the contested history of responses to Roman homosexuality, in areas ... More

Ancient Slavery and AbolitionFrom Hobbes to Hollywood

Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Richard Alston, Edith Hall, and Justine McConnell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Originating in a conference held at the British Library in 2007 to mark the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade in British colonies, this book offers a study of the role played by ancient ... More

Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Maria-Zoe Petropoulou

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Next to older scholarly approaches to sacrifice, a new way of understanding the mechanism of animal sacrifice is presented in this book, based on the intersection of two axes: the one vertical ... More

Anna KomneneThe Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Leonora Neville

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The authorial persona constructed by Anna Komnene in her Alexiad (a history of her father the Byzantine Emperor, Alexios Komnenos, 1081–1118) responded to the challenges Byzantine culture created for ... More

The Antiquity of the Italian NationThe Cultural Origins of a Political Myth in Modern Italy, 1796-1943

The Antiquity of the Italian Nation: The Cultural Origins of a Political Myth in Modern Italy, 1796-1943

Antonino De Francesco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662319
eISBN:
9780191757310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662319.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

At the beginning of the 19th century, with Italy under Napoleon, the antiquarian topic of anti-Romanism was turned against the dominant French culture and became a pillar of the nation-building ... More

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