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‘We have no king but Christ’Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Philip Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the effects of Christianization upon regional identity and political thought in the eastern Mediterranean in the fifth and sixth centuries. Itfocuses on the centrifugal effects of ... More

What's Wrong with Democracy?From Athenian Practice to American Worship

What's Wrong with Democracy?: From Athenian Practice to American Worship

Loren Samons,II

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236608
eISBN:
9780520940901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236608.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Fifth-century Athens is praised as the cradle of democracy and sometimes treated as a potential model for modern political theory or practice. In this reassessment of classical Athenian democracy and ... More

Why Athens?A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

D. M. Carter (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199562329
eISBN:
9780191724978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562329.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The political function of Greek tragedy is of ever increasing interest to scholarship, but there is widespread disagreement over what this function was. Particularly contentious is the relationship ... More

Winckelmann and the Invention of AntiquityHistory and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Katherine Harloe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contributes to understandings of the history of classical scholarship in eighteenth-century Germany by exploring debates that arose over the work of the classicist and art historian Johann ... More

Witnesses to a World CrisisHistorians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

James Howard-Johnston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The principal witnesses to the rise of Islam are examined, first contemporary and near‐contemporary non‐Muslims, then later writers with access to good sources of information, and finally the ... More

Women & WeaselsMythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Maurizio Bettini and Emlyn Eisenach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book looks at mythology and ancient belief, revising our understanding of myth, heroism, and the status of women and animals in Western culture. This book recounts and analyzes a variety of key ... More

Women Classical ScholarsUnsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Rosie Wyles and Edith Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first written history of the pioneering women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Working in the shadows of ... More

Women of Ancient Greece

Women of Ancient Greece

Pierre Brule

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616435
eISBN:
9780748651023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616435.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book describes every aspect of women's lives in ancient Greece, including their religious, familial and domestic duties; their economic importance; and their social, moral and legal status as ... More

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

N. Keith Rutter and Brian Sparkes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614066
eISBN:
9780748651054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614066.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ancient Greek society, communication was largely oral and visual. The epic poets sang and recited the legends that served the Greeks as their historical past; the art of rhetoric was a vital ... 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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