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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

BacchylidesPolitics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition

David Fearn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199215508
eISBN:
9780191707018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215508.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book combines close literary analysis of Bacchylides' poetry with detailed discussion of the central role poetry played in a variety of differing political contexts throughout Greece in the ... More

Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Catherine Holmes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279685
eISBN:
9780191707353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279685.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The reign of Emperor Basil II is usually considered the high-water mark of medieval Byzantium. During Basil's reign, Byzantine political authority extended from southern Italy to the Euphrates. With ... More

BeautyThe Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea

Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea

David Konstan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199927265
eISBN:
9780190205508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927265.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book has two aims. The first is to determine how the ancient Greeks conceived of beauty—a matter that is not uncontroversial, since some scholars have denied that there existed an autonomous ... More

Between Ecstasy and TruthInterpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

Stephen Halliwell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570560
eISBN:
9780191738753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570560.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers a series of detailed, challenging interpretations of some of the most important texts in the history of ancient Greek poetics: the Homeric epics, Aristophanes' Frogs, Plato's ... More

Between EmpiresArabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Greg Fisher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599271
eISBN:
9780191724992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599271.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the relationship between the Roman Empire, the Empire of Sasanian Iran, and their Arab clients, the Jafnids, Nasrids, and Hujrids, at the end of antiquity. Building on recent work ... More

Bilingualism in Ancient SocietyLanguage Contact and the Written Text

Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

J. N. Adams, Mark Janse, and Simon Swain (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Focusing on written texts, this book provides an introduction to the evidence of bilingualism in the ancient Mediterranean world. Language contact intruded into virtually every aspect of ancient ... More

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