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All From OneA Guide to Proclus

All From One: A Guide to Proclus

Pieter d'Hoine and Marije Martjin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199640331
eISBN:
9780191830129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640331.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Proclus (AD 412–85) was one of the last official ‘successors’ of Plato at the head of the Academy in Athens at the end of antiquity, before the school was finally closed down in 529. As a prolific ... More

The Anatomy of MythThe Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

Michael Herren

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606695
eISBN:
9780190606725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606695.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a comprehensive study of the methods of interpreting myths developed by the Greeks, adopted by the Romans, and passed on to Jewish and Christian interpreters of the Bible. Methods of ... More

The Ancient Emotion of Disgust

The Ancient Emotion of Disgust

Donald Lateiner and Dimos Spatharas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190604110
eISBN:
9780190604134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient emotions have only recently received scholarly analysis. Disgust has experienced relative neglect even now because of social and academic disinclination to study something in which humans ... More

Approaching the Roman RevolutionPapers on Republican History

Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Ronald Syme

Federico Santangelo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A collection of twenty-six previously unpublished papers on Roman Republican history by the late Sir Ronald Syme. Titles: The Divorce of Aemilius Paullus; The Predominance of the Fulvii; The Politics ... More

Byzantium and the BosporusA Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Thomas Russell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A historical study of the city of Byzantium before the foundation of Constantinople, covering the period before the foundation of the city in the Archaic period and Constantine’s choice of the site ... More

Economy of Pompeii

Economy of Pompeii

Miko Flohr and Andrew Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume presents fourteen chapters by Roman archaeologists and historians, discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the ... More

The Emperor of LawThe Emergence of Roman Imperial Adjudication

The Emperor of Law: The Emergence of Roman Imperial Adjudication

Kaius Tuori

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198744450
eISBN:
9780191805745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744450.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Roman emperor was the supreme legal authority of the Empire, acting as a supreme court, legislator, and administrator. This book explores how the emperor became a judge, beginning from Augustus, ... More

Gift and GainHow Money Transformed Ancient Rome

Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome

Neil Coffee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496432
eISBN:
9780190496456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496432.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The economy of ancient Rome, with its money, complex credit arrangements, and long-range shipping, was surprisingly modern. Yet Romans also exchanged goods and services within a robust system of ... More

Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid EmpireThe Men who would be King

Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire: The Men who would be King

Boris Chrubasik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786924
eISBN:
9780191829055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786924.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

How does one become king? This book investigates the question of kingship in the Seleukid empire, the largest of the kingdoms that arose after the death of Alexander the Great. More specifically, ... More

The Letters of PsellosCultural Networks and Historical Realities

The Letters of Psellos: Cultural Networks and Historical Realities

Michael Jeffreys and Marc D. Lauxtermann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787228
eISBN:
9780191829307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787228.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

The 500-odd letters of Michael Psellos (1018–1078) are literary masterpieces, with attractive subtlety and humour, but also often difficult to understand in their entirety. They offer precious ... More

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