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Aristotle as PoetThe Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Andrew L. Ford

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book studies Aristotle’s poetic activity in light of an ode he composed commemorating Hermias of Atarneus, his father in law and patron in the 340’s BCE. This remarkable text is said to have ... More

At the Limits of ArtA Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Janet Downie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book presents a reassessment of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi, a unique first-person narrative from the ancient world. While scholars have embraced the Logoi as a rich source for Imperial-era ... More

The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

What significance does the voice or projected persona in which a text is written have for our understanding of the meaning of that text? This volume explores the persona of the author in antiquity, ... More

Classics in the Modern WorldA Democratic Turn?

Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book investigates the notion of a ‘democratic turn’, a perspective applied to the ways in which Greek and Roman ideas, texts, and images have been absorbed, reworked, and communicated in the ... More

The Cosmic ViewpointA Study of Seneca's Natural Questions

The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca's Natural Questions

Gareth D. Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731589
eISBN:
9780199933112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731589.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Seneca’s Natural Questions is an eight‐book disquisition on the nature of meteorological phenomena, many of which had been treated in the earlier Greco‐Roman meteorological tradition; but what ... More

CosmopolisImagining Community in Late Classical Athens and the Early Roman Empire

Cosmopolis: Imagining Community in Late Classical Athens and the Early Roman Empire

Daniel S. Richter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199772681
eISBN:
9780199895083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772681.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a book about the ways in which various intellectuals in the post-classical Mediterranean imagined the human community as a unified, homogenous whole composed of a diversity of parts. More ... More

The Documents in the Attic OratorsLaws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Mirko Canevaro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668908
eISBN:
9780191755491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668908.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In this book Mirko Canevaro studies the ‘state’ documents (laws and decrees) preserved in the public speeches of the Demosthenic corpus. These documents purport to be Athenian statutes and, if ... More

Envy and Jealousy in Classical AthensA Socio-Psychological Approach

Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens: A Socio-Psychological Approach

Ed Sanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199897728
eISBN:
9780199356973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897728.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Emotions vary between cultures, especially in their eliciting conditions, social acceptability, forms of expression, and co-extent of terminology. This book examines the sensation, expression, and ... More

Erôs in Ancient Greece

Erôs in Ancient Greece

Ed Sanders, Chiara Thumiger, Christopher Carey, and Nick Lowe (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book, arising out of a conference at University College London in 2009, examines erôs as an emotion in ancient Greek culture. It considers the phenomenology, psychology, and physiology of erôs; ... More

The Passionate StatesmanErõs and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

The Passionate Statesman: Erõs and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

Jeffrey Beneker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695904
eISBN:
9780191741319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695904.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book explores the intersection of passion and politics in Plutarch's Lives, with special emphasis on how Plutarch represents the influence of erōs (erotic desire) on the careers of his ... More

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