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Aeschylus' SupplicesPlay and Trilogy (second edition)

Aeschylus' Supplices: Play and Trilogy (second edition)

A. F. Garvie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781904675365
eISBN:
9781781387146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675365.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book's first appearance (1969) was a full response to the publication (in 1952) of a papyrus fragment from Oxyrhynchus which indicated a late production date (in the 460s bc) for Aeschylus' ... More

Augustine: The Confessions

Augustine: The Confessions

Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675402
eISBN:
9781781385371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675402.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This short book sets the Confessions of Augustine in the social and intellectual context of late antiquity in the late fourth and early fifth centuries. Part 1 explores the world in which Augustine ... More

Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World

Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World

Christopher Gill and T.P. Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859893817
eISBN:
9781781385180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893817.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume of specially written essays explores the understanding of the boundaries between fact and fiction, truth and falsehood in ancient Greek and Roman culture, and the relationship between ... More

Lost Dramas of Classical AthensGreek Tragic Fragments

Lost Dramas of Classical Athens: Greek Tragic Fragments

Fiona McHardy, James Robson, and David Harvey (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897525
eISBN:
9781781380628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a study of Greek tragedies known to us only from small fragmentary remnants that have survived. The book discusses a variety of Greek tragic fragments from all three of the famous Athenian ... More

Plato and the CityA New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Plato and the City: A New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Jean-Francois Pradeau

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896535
eISBN:
9781781380666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896535.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This is a general introduction to Plato's political thought. It covers the main periods of Platonic thought, examining those dialogues that best show how Plato makes the city's unity the aim of ... More

The Politics of Greek Tragedy

The Politics of Greek Tragedy

D.M. Carter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675501
eISBN:
9781781385463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675501.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book demonstrates how Greek tragedy can be called a political art form and why this is an exciting idea both for modern scholarship and to modern theatre producers and audiences. The central ... More

Practical Ethics for Roman GentlemenThe Work of Valerius Maximus

Practical Ethics for Roman Gentlemen: The Work of Valerius Maximus

Clive Skidmore

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859894777
eISBN:
9781781380673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859894777.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a collection of historical anecdotes written during the reign of the Emperor Tiberius in the first century ad. The book aims to redefine the significance of the work of Valerius ... More

Reading Catullus

Reading Catullus

John Godwin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675631
eISBN:
9781781380703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675631.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Of all the Roman poets, Catullus is the most accessible for the modern reader. His poems range from the sublimely beautiful to the scatologically disgusting, from the world of heroic epic poetry to ... More

The Roman HannibalRemembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Claire Stocks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

SiliusItalicus’ Punica, the longest surviving epic in Latin literature, has seen a resurgence of interest among scholars in recent years. A celebration of Rome's triumph over Hannibal and Carthage ... More

The Tragedies of Sophocles

The Tragedies of Sophocles

James Morwood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675716
eISBN:
9781781380833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675716.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides separate discussions of each of Sophocles' seven plays: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. It sets these between an ... More

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