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Victorian Women Writers and the ClassicsThe Feminine of Homer

Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Isobel Hurst

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book brings together two lines of enquiry in recent criticism: the reception of ancient Greece and Rome, and women as writers and readers in the 19th century. A classical education has been ... More

Virgil RecomposedThe Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More

Virgil's SchoolboysThe Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Andrew Wallace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book weaves a three-part story around the reception of a group of ancient poems in the grammar schools of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. First, it argues that the ancient Roman poet ... More

Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Alan Cameron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a revised version of some of the most important and innovative articles published by Alan Cameron in the field of late antique Greek poetry and philosophy. New material has been ... More

The War with GodTheomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry

The War with God: Theomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry

Pramit Chaudhuri

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199993383
eISBN:
9780190204990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993383.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first large-scale study of conflict between humans and gods (‘theomachy’) in Latin epic and tragic poetry. Theomachy informs some of the most influential works in the European ... More

War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

G. J. Oliver

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book provides a new assessment of the economic history of Athens in the Hellenistic era, when the city was no longer an imperial power and struggled to maintain its territory, both at home in ... More

War, Liberty, and CaesarResponses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Edward Paleit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

War, Liberty and Caesar is chiefly an attempt to address aspects of early modern English literary and political culture between ca. 1580 to 1650, through the sometimes illuminating prism ... More

‘We have no king but Christ’Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Philip Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the effects of Christianization upon regional identity and political thought in the eastern Mediterranean in the fifth and sixth centuries. Itfocuses on the centrifugal effects of ... More

Why Athens?A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

D. M. Carter (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199562329
eISBN:
9780191724978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562329.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The political function of Greek tragedy is of ever increasing interest to scholarship, but there is widespread disagreement over what this function was. Particularly contentious is the relationship ... More

Winckelmann and the Invention of AntiquityHistory and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Katherine Harloe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contributes to understandings of the history of classical scholarship in eighteenth-century Germany by exploring debates that arose over the work of the classicist and art historian Johann ... More

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