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Athenian Democratic Originsand Other Essays

Athenian Democratic Origins: and Other Essays

Geoffrey de Ste. Croix

David Harvey and Robert Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255177
eISBN:
9780191719844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255177.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book presents a number of interconnected essays, in which the late Geoffrey de Ste. Croix defends the institutions of the Athenian democracy, showing that they were much more practical, ... More

Athenian Myths and FestivalsAglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

Robert Parker (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Moving out from a particular problem about a particular Athenian festival, this book investigates central questions concerning Athenian festivals and the myths that underlay them. It examines the ... More

Athenian ProstitutionThe Business of Sex

Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex

Edward E. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190275921
eISBN:
9780190275945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190275921.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This is a study that examines the sale of sex in classical Athens from a commercial (rather than from a cultural or moral) perspective. As a mercantile activity, however, prostitution was not ... More

Athens and the CycladesEconomic Strategies 540-314 BC

Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Brian Rutishauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the history and economy of the region of the Cyclades during the late sixth through late fourth centuries bc. Although certain aspects of geography in the Cyclades remained ... More

Athens in ParisAncient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Miriam Leonard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Why was Derrida reading Plato as students stormed the Sorbonne in May '68? Why was Foucault writing about Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus while fighting for the rights of prisoners with Vidal-Naquet? ... More

Attalid Asia MinorMoney, International Relations, and the State

Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Peter Thonemann (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book is dedicated to the political economy of one of the major states of the Hellenistic world, the Attalid kingdom of Pergamon in north-western Asia Minor. In the third century bc, the Attalid ... More

Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Philip Hardie (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The establishment of the Augustan regime presents itself as the assertion of order and rationality in the political, ideological, and artistic spheres, after the disorder and madness of the civil ... More

Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Joseph Farrell and Damien P. Nelis (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587223
eISBN:
9780191746222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides a series of studies of the ways in which the major Augustan poets construct and explore images of the Roman Republic. It stands at the intersection between literature and history, ... More

Aulus GelliusAn Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Aulus Gellius originated the modern use of ‘classical’ and ‘humanities’. His Attic Nights, so named because they began as the intellectual pastime of winter evenings spent in a villa outside Athens, ... More

The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

What significance does the voice or projected persona in which a text is written have for our understanding of the meaning of that text? This volume explores the persona of the author in antiquity, ... More

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