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The Anatomy of Dance DiscourseLiterary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

Karin Schlapbach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198807728
eISBN:
9780191845543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807728.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book makes an original contribution to the newly thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman performance and dance studies. It offers a better grasp of ancient perceptions and conceptualizations ... More

Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Daniel King

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810513
eISBN:
9780191847776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810513.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Much of the Western intellectual tradition’s interest in pain can be traced back to Greek material. This book investigates one theme in the interest in physical pain in Greek culture under the Roman ... 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

Greek Gods AbroadNames, Natures, and Transformations

Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

Robert Parker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293946
eISBN:
9780520967250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293946.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This is a book about interaction between Greek religion and the religious cultures of the many regions of the eastern Mediterranean and beyond with which it came into contact during the long period ... More

Greek Laughter and TearsAntiquity and After

Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Margaret Alexiou and Douglas Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume brings together an international team of scholars to explore the shifting shapes and functions of laughter and tears in the history, religion, art and literature of Greek communities from ... More

The Hellenistic Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought

The Hellenistic Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought

Mirko Canevaro and Benjamin Gray (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198748472
eISBN:
9780191811098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748472.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the Hellenistic period, Greek teachers, philosophers, historians, orators, and politicians found an essential point of reference in the democracy of Classical Athens, and the political thought ... More

The Homeric Simile in Comparative PerspectivesOral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia

The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia

Jonathan L. Ready

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198802556
eISBN:
9780191840838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802556.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia investigates both the construction of the Homeric simile and the performance of Homeric poetry from ... More

Ovid's HomerAuthority, Repetition, Reception

Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Barbara Boyd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is the first extended modern study of the Latin poet Ovid’s Homeric intertextuality. Ovid’s relationship with the Homeric poems is shown to be neither occasional nor simply incidental; ... More

Para-Narratives in the OdysseyStories in the Frame

Para-Narratives in the Odyssey: Stories in the Frame

Maureen Alden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199291069
eISBN:
9780191746963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199291069.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers the first full-length study in English of the relationship between the Odyssey’s main narrative and its para-narratives, the secondary narratives and episodes in a minor key which ... More

Plato's Atlantis StoryText, Translation and Commentary

Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary

Christopher Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940162
eISBN:
9781786944214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940162.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides the materials needed for detailed study of Plato’s Atlantis story. It contains the two relevant Greek texts, the start of the Timaeus and incomplete Critias, in the Oxford ... More

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