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Talking BooksReadings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

G. O. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The study of Latin poetry-books, though seen as important, has suffered from limited engagement with Greek literature and papyri. This book, which combines unpublished and recently published pieces, ... More

The Tangled Ways of ZeusAnd Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

The Tangled Ways of Zeus: And Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

Alan H. Sommerstein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199568314
eISBN:
9780191723018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568314.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book brings together nineteen studies on ancient Athenian drama, especially tragedy; five of these have not previously appeared in print, and almost all the others were first published (between ... More

TausretForgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Richard H. Wilkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

One of only a few women who ruled ancient Egypt as a king during its thousands of years of history, Tausret was the last pharaoh of the 19th dynasty (c.1200 bce), the last ruling descendent of ... More

Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Giuseppe Pezzini

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is an in-depth study of the verb ‘to be’ in Latin and some of its hidden properties, with a particular focus on the contracted forms -st (< est) -'s < (-es). After an introduction on ... More

Theatre of the CondemnedClassical Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands

Theatre of the Condemned: Classical Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands

Gonda Van Steen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572885
eISBN:
9780191722905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572885.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Many studies have been written on the Greek Civil War's political causes, characteristics, and repercussions, but Greece's theater history of those years seems to have been largely forgotten. This is ... More

The Theatrical Cast of AthensInteractions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

Edith Hall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298891
eISBN:
9780191711459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298891.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study explores the numerous different ways in which we can understand the relationship between the real, social world in which the Athenians lived and the theatrical roles that they invented. In ... More

Thucydides and Herodotus

Thucydides and Herodotus

Edith Foster and Donald Lateiner (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593262
eISBN:
9780191752261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593262.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the fifth century bce who are considered to be the founders of the western tradition of historiography. This book ... More

Thucydides and PindarHistorical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry

Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry

Simon Hornblower

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249190
eISBN:
9780191719424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249190.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book discusses a relationship between Thucydides and Pindar not so far acknowledged in modern scholarship. It argues that ancient critics were right to detect stylistic similarities between ... More

Tilling the Hateful EarthAgricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Michael Decker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work examines the mechanisms of cultivation of the three major crops of the ‘Mediterranean triad’ (grain, wine, and olive oil) during the 4th through 7th centuries AD along the coastlands of the ... More

Toni Morrison and the Classical TraditionTransforming American Culture

Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition: Transforming American Culture

Tessa Roynon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199698684
eISBN:
9780191760532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698684.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This book explores Toni Morrison's widespread engagement with ancient Greek and the Roman tradition. It examines the ways in which classical myth, literature, history, social practice, and religious ... More

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