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The Archaeology of Byzantine AnatoliaFrom the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More

Ark of CivilizationRefugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, and Jaś Elsner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Germany was the acknowledged leader in arts and humanities scholarship. Following the rise of the Nazi regime, many of the key thinkers in ... More

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient WorldObject Lessons

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons

Carolyn Higbie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759300
eISBN:
9780191819872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759300.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects exerted over Greeks and Romans in antiquity and uses brief ... More

Greek Tragedy on the MoveThe Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c. 500-300 BC

Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c. 500-300 BC

Edmund Stewart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work is one of the first full studies of the dissemination of Greek tragedy in the archaic and classical periods. Drawing on recent research in network theory, it seeks to reinterpret classical ... More

Images of Mithra

Images of Mithra

Philippa Adrych, Robert Bracey, Dominic Dalglish, Stefanie Lenk, and Rachel Wood

Jas Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792536
eISBN:
9780191834530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792536.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Images of Mithra begins with the seemingly simple question: what’s in a name? With a history of use extending back to Vedic texts of the second millennium BC, derivations of the name Mithra appear in ... More

The Irish Classical SelfPoets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Laurie O’Higgins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers the ?classical strain? among non-elite people in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Ireland. It investigates the legend of classical hedge schools, finding truth in it; some ... More

Language and Character in Euripides’ Electra

Language and Character in Euripides’ Electra

Evert van Emde Boas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198793601
eISBN:
9780191835445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793601.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of Euripides’ Electra approaches the play through the lens of modern linguistics. A variety of modern linguistics theories (conversation analysis, pragmatics, sociolinguistics (on gender ... More

Mercury's WingsExploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World

Mercury's Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World

Richard J. A. Talbert and Fred S. Naiden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195386844
eISBN:
9780199983414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386844.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Mercury’s Wings: Exploring Modes of Communication in the Ancient World is the first volume of essays on ancient communications. The authors, who include Classicists, art historians, Assyriologists, ... More

Myths on the MapThe Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Greta Hawes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The spatial turn in the humanities has fuelled new ways of thinking about landscape as a lived environment which is radically affected by human hands and human minds, and which radically affects ... More

Old Society, New BeliefReligious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Mu-chou Poo, H. A. Drake, and Lisa Raphals (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: in that century, missionaries started to spread the ... More

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