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Ancient Greek AccentuationSynchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Philomen Probert

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279609
eISBN:
9780191707292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The accentuation of many categories of ancient Greek word appears arbitrary, but this book points to some striking correlations between accentuation and a word’s synchronic morphological ... 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 Greek Letter WritingA Cultural History (600 BC- 150 BC)

Ancient Greek Letter Writing: A Cultural History (600 BC- 150 BC)

Paola Ceccarelli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199675593
eISBN:
9780191757174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675593.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book offers a history of the development of letter writing in ancient Greece from the archaic to the early Hellenistic period. At the end of the fifth and beginning of the fourth century a ... More

Ancient Greek Women in Film

Ancient Greek Women in Film

Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678921
eISBN:
9780191760259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678921.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines cinematic representations of ancient Greek women from the realms of myth and history, including Helen, Medea, Penelope, Clytemnestra, Iphigenia, Iole, Dianeira, Io, Gorgo, ... More

The Ancient Hawaiian StateOrigins of a Political Society

The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Robert J. Hommon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The endogenous rise of primary states constituted a major organizational revolution, for through emulation or coercion these states served as prototypes for all subsequent large-scale, politically ... More

The Ancient Highlands of Southwest ChinaFrom the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China: From the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

Alice Yao

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199367344
eISBN:
9780199367368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367344.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Although long considered to be a barren region on the periphery of ancient Chinese civilization, the southwest massif was once the political heartland of numerous Bronze Age kingdoms during the first ... 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 LettersClassical and Late Antique Epistolography

Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Ruth Morello and A. D. Morrison (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The surviving body of ancient letters offers the reader a stunning variety of material, ranging from the everyday letters preserved among the Oxyrhynchus papyri to imperial rescripts, New Testament ... More

Ancient LiteraciesThe Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome

William A. Johnson and Holt N. Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199793983
eISBN:
9780190261283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Recent advances in cognitive psychology, socio-linguistics, and socio-anthropology are revolutionizing our understanding of literacy. However, this research has made only minimal inroads among ... 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

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