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Stasis and StabilityExile, the Polis, and Political Thought, c. 404–146 BC

Stasis and Stability: Exile, the Polis, and Political Thought, c. 404–146 BC

Benjamin Gray

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729778
eISBN:
9780191796470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729778.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book uses exile and exiles as a lens for investigating the later Classical and Hellenistic polis and the political ideas which shaped it. It discusses the rich evidence for varied forms of ... More

State Correspondence in the Ancient WorldFrom New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire

State Correspondence in the Ancient World: From New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire

Karen Radner (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199354771
eISBN:
9780199354795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354771.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book’s central thesis is simple: long-distance communication plays a key role in the cohesion and stability of early states and in turn, these states invest heavily in long-term communication ... More

The Strangeness of GodsHistorical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

S.C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book contains analyses both of Athenian religion and of the history of classical studies. It emphasizes that disciplinary history is an integral part of research, especially in interdisciplinary ... More

The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought

The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought

Christopher Gill

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198152682
eISBN:
9780191710131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152682.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book examines ideas about personality and self in Hellenistic and Roman philosophy, and the possible influence of these ideas on Greek and Roman literature. The book is subdivided into three ... More

Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Cynthia Damon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a companion volume to the Oxford Classical Text edition of Caesar's Bellum ciuile. It has three parts. The first is a supplement to the edition's Preface, providing a fuller background ... More

Suetonius the BiographerStudies in Roman Lives

Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives

Tristan Power and Roy K. Gibson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199697106
eISBN:
9780191779510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697106.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first full book of essays on Suetonius to be published in English. It redirects focus on the author to his task as a biographer, and to the way in which his unique interests and ... More

Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol NeighborsCulture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Jonathan Karam Skaff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book challenges readers to reconsider China’s relations with the rest of Eurasia. Investigating interstate competition and cooperation between the successive Sui and Tang dynasties and Turkic ... More

Talking about LaughterAnd Other Studies in Greek Comedy

Talking about Laughter: And Other Studies in Greek Comedy

Alan H. Sommerstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199554195
eISBN:
9780191720604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554195.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book brings together fourteen studies on Aristophanes and his fellow comic dramatists, some of which have not previously appeared in print while others were published (between 1980 and 2005) in ... More

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

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