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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A collection of twenty-six previously unpublished papers on Roman Republican history by the late Sir Ronald Syme.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

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More

The Cup of SongStudies on Poetry and the Symposion

The Cup of Song: Studies on Poetry and the Symposion

Vanessa Cazzato, Dirk Obbink, and Enrico Emanuele Prodi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199687688
eISBN:
9780191829383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687688.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The symposion is arguably the most significant and well-documented context for the performance, transmission, and criticism of archaic and classical Greek poetry. The Cup of Song explores how Greek ... More

Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic

Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic

Charles Muntz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190498726
eISBN:
9780190498740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498726.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Bibliotheke of Diodorus Siculus is one of the most important histories to survive from antiquity and a critical work of Greek historiography. This book focuses on the first part of Diodorus, ... More

E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the ClassicsEach Imperishable Stanza

E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

J. Alison Rosenblitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The American modernist E.E. Cummings is not usually thought of as a classically-influenced poet. With his experimental form and syntax, his irreverence, and his rejection of the highbrow, there are ... More

The Economy of Pompeii

The 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

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