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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

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient WorldObject Lessons

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons

Carolyn Higbie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759300
eISBN:
9780191819872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759300.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects exerted over Greeks and Romans in antiquity and uses brief ... More

Language and Character in Euripides’ Electra

Language and Character in Euripides’ Electra

Evert van Emde Boas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198793601
eISBN:
9780191835445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793601.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of Euripides’ Electra approaches the play through the lens of modern linguistics. A variety of modern linguistics theories (conversation analysis, pragmatics, sociolinguistics (on gender ... More

Power and Public Finance at Rome, 264-49 BCE

Power and Public Finance at Rome, 264-49 BCE

James Tan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190639570
eISBN:
9780190639600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639570.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In this book, James Tan examines the ways in which the profits of imperial expansion transformed Roman public life. Tan argues that the leaders of Rome’s early wars of expansion had been constrained ... More

Selfhood and the SoulEssays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill

Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill

Richard Seaford, John Wilkins, and Matthew Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777250
eISBN:
9780191823015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777250.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This is a collection of new and original essays arising from a conference held in 2013 to mark Christopher Gill’s retirement from the chair of Ancient Thought at Exeter. All the essays in the volume ... 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

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