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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

Witnesses to a World CrisisHistorians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

James Howard-Johnston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The principal witnesses to the rise of Islam are examined, first contemporary and near‐contemporary non‐Muslims, then later writers with access to good sources of information, and finally the ... More

Women Classical ScholarsUnsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Rosie Wyles and Edith Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first written history of the pioneering women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Working in the shadows of ... More

Word of MouthFama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Gianni Guastella

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Roman term fama described a far-reaching communicative phenomenon founded on ‘speaking’ (fari): a way of representing ‘what is said’, as well as talk and its production. It indicates ... More

Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Helma Dik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book approaches word order in Greek tragic dialogue from the perspective of language rather than metre. The tragic poets engaged in mimesis of natural dialogue; therefore the analysis of the ... More

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