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Triangular LandscapesEnvironment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule

Triangular Landscapes: Environment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule

Katherine Blouin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199688722
eISBN:
9780191767876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688722.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Between the Roman annexation of Egypt and the Arab period, the Nile Delta went from consisting of seven branches to two, namely the current Rosetta and Damietta branches. For historians, this may ... More

Triumph in DefeatMilitary Loss and the Roman Republic

Triumph in Defeat: Military Loss and the Roman Republic

Jessica H. Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199336548
eISBN:
9780199376919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336548.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the implications of Rome’s many military defeats during the Roman Republic. Tracing responses to defeat from the Second Punic War through the second century B.C.E., it reconsiders ... More

Trouble in the WestEgypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Stephen Ruzicka

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

The history of the Persian Empire in the west has been seen/presented largely in terms of Persian-Greek interactions. However, the fact that the Persians mounted ten campaigns against Egypt from the ... More

Two RomesRome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Two Romes: Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Lucy Grig and Gavin Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199739400
eISBN:
9780199933006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739400.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Constantinople was named New Rome or Second Rome very soon after its foundation on the site of Byzantium in AD 324; over the next two hundred years it replaced the original Rome as the greatest city ... More

Two Thousand Years of SolitudeExile After Ovid

Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Jennifer Ingleheart (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The poet Ovid stands at the head of the Western tradition of exiled authors; banished by the emperor Augustus in AD 8 from Rome to the far-off shores of Romania, in his Tristia (‘Sad Things’) and ... More

Universal Salvation in Late AntiquityPorphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate

Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate

Michael Bland Simmons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190202392
eISBN:
9780190202415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202392.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book explores the background to the effort of the Neoplatonist philosopher Porphyry (c.A.D. 232–305) to devise a system of universal salvation as a means of countering the Christian ... More

Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Andrew Wilson and Miko Flohr (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume discusses the world of urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman Empire. The volume identifies four key aspects in the study of Roman manufacturing and trade, and the individual chapters ... More

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More

The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt

The Use of Documents in Pharaonic Egypt

Christopher Eyre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673896
eISBN:
9780191761478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673896.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book reconstructs a history of documentary practice in pharaonic Egypt from the early Old Kingdom, when the writing system itself was technically very limited, to the major administrative ... More

Verbal Periphrasis in Ancient GreekHave- and Be- Constructions

Verbal Periphrasis in Ancient Greek: Have- and Be- Constructions

Klaas Bentein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747093
eISBN:
9780191809354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747093.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book deals with the use and development of ‘periphrastic’ constructions in Ancient Greek (VIII BC–VIII AD), focusing on constructions with the verbs ‘to be’ (εἰμί‎) and ‘to have’ (ἔχω), as in ἦν ... More

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