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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

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

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

Epicurean Ethics in HoraceThe Psychology of Satire

Epicurean Ethics in Horace: The Psychology of Satire

Sergio Yona

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198786559
eISBN:
9780191828829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786559.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Over the centuries leading up to their composition many genres and authors have emerged as influences on Horace’s Satires, which in turn has led to a wide variety of scholarly interpretations. This ... 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

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

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

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