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Aegean InteractionsDelos and its Networks in the Third Century

Aegean Interactions: Delos and its Networks in the Third Century

Christy Constantakopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787273
eISBN:
9780191829345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787273.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book addresses the history of interaction in the Aegean world during the third century BC. The main focus is the island of Delos and its important regional sanctuary. Through a thorough ... More

The Archaeology of Byzantine AnatoliaFrom the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More

Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Device and Composition in the Greek Epic Cycle

Benjamin Sammons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190614843
eISBN:
9780190614867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

From a corpus of Greek epics known in antiquity as the “Epic Cycle,” six poems dealt with the same Trojan War mythology as the Homeric poems. Though they are now lost, these poems were much read and ... More

Greek Tragedy on the MoveThe Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Edmund Stewart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work is one of the first full studies of the dissemination of Greek tragedy in the archaic and classical periods. Drawing on recent research in network theory, it seeks to reinterpret classical ... More

Housing the New RomansArchitectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

Housing the New Romans: Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

Katharine T. von Stackelberg and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190272333
eISBN:
9780190272357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272333.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This volume investigates how appropriation and allusion facilitated the reception of Classical Greece and Rome and ancient Egypt through place-making, specifically through the requisition and ... More

Images of Mithra

Images of Mithra

Philippa Adrych, Robert Bracey, Dominic Dalglish, Stefanie Lenk, and Rachel Wood

Jas Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792536
eISBN:
9780191834530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792536.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Images of Mithra begins with the seemingly simple question: what’s in a name? With a history of use extending back to Vedic texts of the second millennium BC, derivations of the name Mithra appear in ... More

The Irish Classical SelfPoets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Laurie O’Higgins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers the ?classical strain? among non-elite people in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Ireland. It investigates the legend of classical hedge schools, finding truth in it; some ... More

Mercury's WingsExploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World

Mercury's Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World

Richard J. A. Talbert and Fred S. Naiden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195386844
eISBN:
9780199983414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386844.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Mercury’s Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World is the first volume of essays on ancient communications. The authors, who include Classicists, art historians, Assyriologists, ... More

Myths on the MapThe Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Greta Hawes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically affects ... More

Old Society, New BeliefReligious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Mu-chou Poo, H. A. Drake, and Lisa Raphals (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: in that century, missionaries started to spread the ... More

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