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Between Jerusalem and AthensIsraeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Nurit Yaari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198746676
eISBN:
9780191808531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746676.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How does a theatrical tradition emerge in the fields of dramatic writing and artistic performance? Can a culture, in which theatre played no part in the past, create a theatrical tradition in real ... More

Building Mid-Republican RomeLabor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Seth Bernard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Building Mid-Republican Rome treats for the first time the development of the Mid-Republican city from 396 to 168 BCE. As Romans established imperial control over Italy and beyond, the city itself ... More

City and Empire in the Age of the SuccessorsUrbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Ryan Boehm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the chaotic decades after the death of Alexander the Great, the world of the Greek city-state became deeply embroiled in the political struggles and unremitting violence of his successors’ contest ... More

Dirty LoveThe Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching ... More

Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

Melinda Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777359
eISBN:
9780191823077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Demonstrating that ancient drama can be a powerful tool in seeking justice, this book investigates a cross section of live theatrical productions on the US stage that have reimagined Greek tragedy to ... More

Evil LordsTheories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Nikos Panou and Hester Schadee (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199394852
eISBN:
9780199394876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199394852.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This edited volume uses the prism of bad rule or tyranny to sharpen our understanding of political discourse from the ancient world to the Renaissance. Eleven chapters present case studies examining ... More

The Fragility of PowerStatius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Stefano Rebeggiani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A new reading of Statius’ main poem and its relationship with the cultural and political life at Rome under Domitian is given. This book studies in detail the poem’s view of power and its interaction ... More

Greek Slave Systems in their Eastern Mediterranean Context, c.800-146 BC

Greek Slave Systems in their Eastern Mediterranean Context, c.800-146 BC

David M. Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198769941
eISBN:
9780191822728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769941.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The orthodox view of ancient Mediterranean slavery holds that Greece and Rome were the only ‘genuine slave societies’ of the ancient world, that is, societies in which slave labour contributed ... More

How to Do Things with HistoryNew Approaches to Ancient Greece

How to Do Things with History: New Approaches to Ancient Greece

Danielle Allen, Paul Christesen, and Paul Millett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190649890
eISBN:
9780190649913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649890.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

How to Do Things with History is a collection of essays that explores current and future approaches to the study of ancient Greek cultural history. Rather than focus directly on methodology, the ... More

Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Paul Murgatroyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is not a commentary on Juvenal 10 but a critical appreciation of the poem which examines it on its own and in context and tries to make it come alive as a piece of literature, offering one man’s ... More

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