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VarietyThe Life of a Roman Concept

Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

William Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book investigates the concept, value and poetics of variety, with a particular focus on the Roman concept of varietas and on Latin literature. It divides into two parts, the first belonging to ... More

Verbal Periphrasis in Ancient GreekHave- and Be- Constructions

Verbal Periphrasis in Ancient Greek: Have- and Be- Constructions

Klaas Bentein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747093
eISBN:
9780191809354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747093.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book deals with the use and development of ‘periphrastic’ constructions in Ancient Greek (VIII BC–VIII AD), focusing on constructions with the verbs ‘to be’ (εἰμί‎) and ‘to have’ (ἔχω), as in ἦν ... More

Vergil in RussiaNational Identity and Classical Reception

Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception

Zara Martirosova Torlone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689484
eISBN:
9780191782787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689484.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book aims to uncover the nature of the Russian reception of the greatest Roman poet, Vergil, and argues that the best way to analyse his presence in Russian letters is to view it in the context ... More

Victorian Women Writers and the ClassicsThe Feminine of Homer

Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Isobel Hurst

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book brings together two lines of enquiry in recent criticism: the reception of ancient Greece and Rome, and women as writers and readers in the 19th century. A classical education has been ... More

Virgil RecomposedThe Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More

Virgil's SchoolboysThe Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Andrew Wallace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book weaves a three-part story around the reception of a group of ancient poems in the grammar schools of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. First, it argues that the ancient Roman poet ... More

Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Alan Cameron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a revised version of some of the most important and innovative articles published by Alan Cameron in the field of late antique Greek poetry and philosophy. New material has been ... More

Wandering, Begging MonksSpiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Daniel Folger Caner

Jeffrey Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. Such monks often ... More

The War with GodTheomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry

The War with God: Theomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry

Pramit Chaudhuri

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199993383
eISBN:
9780190204990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993383.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first large-scale study of conflict between humans and gods (‘theomachy’) in Latin epic and tragic poetry. Theomachy informs some of the most influential works in the European ... More

War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

G. J. Oliver

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book provides a new assessment of the economic history of Athens in the Hellenistic era, when the city was no longer an imperial power and struggled to maintain its territory, both at home in ... More

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