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Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy

Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy

M. S. Silk

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199253821
eISBN:
9780191712227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253821.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a radically new critical study of Aristophanes. Against the limited view of Aristophanes as Athenian theatrical satirist, the author identifies him as one of the world's great ... More

Aristotle as PoetThe Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Andrew L. Ford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book studies Aristotle’s poetic activity in light of an ode he composed commemorating Hermias of Atarneus, his father in law and patron in the 340’s BCE. This remarkable text is said to have ... More

Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Michael J. Griffin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724735
eISBN:
9780191792267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724735.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the origin and evolution of philosophical interest in Aristotle's Categories. After centuries of neglect, the Categories became the focus of philosophical discussion in the first ... More

Ark of CivilizationRefugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, and Jaś Elsner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Germany was the acknowledged leader in arts and humanities scholarship. Following the rise of the Nazi regime, many of the key thinkers in ... More

Arminius the LiberatorMyth and Ideology

Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Martin M. Winkler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book deals with the mythical and ideological afterlife of the historical facts concerning Arminius the Cheruscan, commonly called Hermann in German. Arminius inflicted one of their most ... More

The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Benjamin Sammons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study takes a fresh look at a familiar element of the Homeric epics—the poetic catalogue. It aims to uncover the great variety of functions fulfilled by catalogue as a manner of speech within ... More

The Art of LoveBimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Steven Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277773
eISBN:
9780191708138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This collection of essays on Ovid's corpus of erotodidactic poetry from an international contingent of Ovidian scholars finds its origins in a major conference held at the University of Manchester in ... More

Ashes, Images, and MemoriesThe Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

Ashes, Images, and Memories: The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

Nathan T. Arrington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199369072
eISBN:
9780199369096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199369072.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book argues that the institution of public burial for the war dead and images of the deceased in civic and sacred spaces fundamentally changed how people conceived of military casualties. In a ... More

At the Limits of ArtA Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Janet Downie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book presents a reassessment of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi, a unique first-person narrative from the ancient world. While scholars have embraced the Logoi as a rich source for Imperial-era ... More

The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

Edwin Carawan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672769
eISBN:
9780191758348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672769.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The civil war at Athens came to a precarious conclusion in 403 bc with an agreement brokered by the Spartans. Thereafter the Athenians rebuilt their democracy and lived at peace with themselves for ... More

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