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Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman EmpireCivil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Adrastos Omissi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198824824
eISBN:
9780191863516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824824.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first history of civil war in the later Roman Empire to be written in English. It advances the thesis that civil war was endemic to the later Empire (third to fifth centuries AD) and ... 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

Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Alexander O'Hara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190858001
eISBN:
9780190858032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858001.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Jonas of Bobbio, writing in the mid-seventh century, was not only a major Latin monastic author but also a historic figure in his own right. Born in the ancient Roman town of Susa in the foothills of ... 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

Shaping the Geography of EmpireMan and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

Shaping the Geography of Empire: Man and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

Katherine Clarke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820437
eISBN:
9780191860270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820437.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a book about the multiple worlds that Herodotus creates in his narrative. The constructed landscape in Herodotus’ work incorporates his literary representation of the natural world from the ... More

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