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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

Vergil in RussiaNational Identity and Classical Reception

Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception

Zara Martirosova Torlone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689484
eISBN:
9780191782787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689484.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book aims to uncover the nature of the Russian reception of the greatest Roman poet, Vergil, and argues that the best way to analyse his presence in Russian letters is to view it in the context ... More

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

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