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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

The Letters of PsellosCultural Networks and Historical Realities

The Letters of Psellos: Cultural Networks and Historical Realities

Michael Jeffreys and Marc D. Lauxtermann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787228
eISBN:
9780191829307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787228.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

The 500-odd letters of Michael Psellos (1018–1078) are literary masterpieces, with attractive subtlety and humour, but also often difficult to understand in their entirety. They offer precious ... More

Reading Republican OratoryReconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Christa Gray, Andrea Balbo, Richard M. A. Marshall, and Catherine E. W. Steel (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This collection of essays explores the oratory of the Roman Republic as practised by everyone apart from Cicero. It addresses the problems arising from the partial and often unreliable evidence for ... More

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