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Approaching Late AntiquityThe Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Approaching Late Antiquity: The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Simon Swain and Mark Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297375
eISBN:
9780191708978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297375.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

What factors already present in the society of the High Roman Empire developed and expanded into the world of Late Antiquity? What was distinct in this period from what went before? The answers to ... More

Approaching the Roman RevolutionPapers on Republican History

Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Ronald Syme

Federico Santangelo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A collection of twenty-six previously unpublished papers on Roman Republican history by the late Sir Ronald Syme. Titles: The Divorce of Aemilius Paullus; The Predominance of the Fulvii; The Politics ... More

Apuleius and DramaThe Ass on Stage

Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage

Regine May

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202928
eISBN:
9780191707957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202928.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book discusses the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the 2nd century Latin author Apuleius, who wrote the only complete extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, in which a young man is ... More

Apuleius’ MetamorphosesA Study in Roman Fiction

Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706830
eISBN:
9780191778513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706830.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a literary study of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, the only fully extant Roman novel and a classic of world literature. Its general aim is to show how the Metamorphoses works as a piece of ... More

The Arabic HermesFrom Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science

The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science

Kevin Van Bladel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195376135
eISBN:
9780199871636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376135.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Before the more famous Renaissance European reception of the ancient Greek Hermetica, the Arabic tradition about Hermes and the works under his name had been developing and flourishing for 700 years. ... More

Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition

Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition

Emma Gee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199781683
eISBN:
9780199345151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781683.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book is a study of a Hellenistic didactic poem, the Phaenomena, written by Aratus in c.276 BC, and of its reception, primarily in the Roman period up to the fourth century AD. Aratus’ poem about ... More

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

Lars Fogelin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199948215
eISBN:
9780190234157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948215.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the ... More

The Archaeology of Byzantine AnatoliaFrom the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More

Archaic and Classical Greek SicilyA Social and Economic History

Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History

Franco De Angelis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195170474
eISBN:
9780190465339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170474.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that both paralleled and differed from their homeland. Since the nineteenth century, explanations for these similarities and ... More

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Late Assyrian Empire (c.900–612 BCE) was the first state to rule the major centres of the Middle East. The Assyrian court inhabited some of the most monumental palaces of its time. The ... More

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