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Sabina AugustaAn Imperial Journey

Sabina Augusta: An Imperial Journey

T. Corey Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190250997
eISBN:
9780190875428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250997.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This work aims to synthesize the textual and (massive) material evidence on the empress Sabina (born ca. 85–died ca. 137). The book traces the development of Sabina’s partnership with her husband, ... More

The Roman Retail RevolutionThe Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Steven J. R. Ellis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Tabernae were ubiquitous among all Roman cities, lining the busiest streets and dominating their most crowded intersections, and in numbers not known by any other form of building. That they played a ... More

Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

Tom Phillips and Armand D'Angour (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198794462
eISBN:
9780191835988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794462.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the interaction between music and poetry in ancient Greece. Although scholars have long recognized the importance of music to ancient performance culture, little has been written ... More

Textual EventsPerformance and the Lyric in Early Greece

Textual Events: Performance and the Lyric in Early Greece

Felix Budelmann and Tom Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805823
eISBN:
9780191843723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805823.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Recent decades have seen a major expansion in our understanding of how early Greek lyric functioned in its social, political, and ritual contexts. The fundamental role song played in the day-to-day ... More

The Production of Space in Latin Literature

The Production of Space in Latin Literature

William Fitzgerald and Efrossini Spentzou (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198768098
eISBN:
9780191821875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768098.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume addresses, through a range of different authors and genres, Latin literature’s psychogeographical engagement with space. The volume’s title alludes to Henri Lefebvre’s La Production de ... More

Interpreting Herodotus

Interpreting Herodotus

Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Irwin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803614
eISBN:
9780191842016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803614.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Charles W. Fornara’s Herodotus. An Interpretative Essay (1971) was a landmark publication in the study of Herodotus. It is well known in particular for its main thesis that the Histories should be ... More

Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

Alain Duplouy and Roger W. Brock (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817192
eISBN:
9780191858727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817192.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Citizenship is a major feature of contemporary national and international politics. It is also a legacy of ancient Greece. The concept of membership of a community appeared in Greece some three ... More

GrattiusHunting an Augustan Poet

Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet

Steven J. Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789017
eISBN:
9780191831010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789017.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Grattius’ Cynegetica, a Roman didactic poem on hunting with dogs, is the author’s only surviving work, though it reaches us now in an incomplete form. Thanks to a passing reference by Ovid in his ... More

FortunaDeity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

Daniele Miano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786566
eISBN:
9780191828843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786566.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Religions

This book focuses on the Latin goddess Fortuna, one of the better known deities in ancient Italy. The earliest forms of her worship can be traced back to archaic Latium, and she was still a widely ... More

English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

Anna-Maria Hartmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807704
eISBN:
9780191845529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807704.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Greco-Roman mythology and its reception are at the heart of the European Renaissance, and mythographies—texts that collected and explained ancient myths—were considered indispensable companions to ... More

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