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Disciplining ChristiansCorrection and Community in Augustine’s Letters

Disciplining Christians: Correction and Community in Augustine’s Letters

Jennifer V. Ebbeler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195372564
eISBN:
9780199932122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372564.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This book reconsiders several of Augustine's most well-known letter exchanges, including his famously controversial correspondence with Jerome and his efforts to engage his Donatist rivals in a ... More

Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Simon Hornblower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This book is an original, accessibly written, contribution to Roman and Hellenistic history. Its subject is a long (1474-line) ancient Greek poem, Lykophron’s Alexandra, probably written about 190 ... More

A Moment’s OrnamentThe Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

A Moment’s Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

Corinne Ondine Pache

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195339369
eISBN:
9780199867134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339369.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

From Hesiod’s first-person account of his encounters with the Muses on Mount Helicon to Theocritus’s nymphs, love between goddesses and mortal men provides the ancient Greeks with a way of ... More

Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

Richard Buxton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557615
eISBN:
9780191752209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557615.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This book contains eleven chapters on myths, tragedies, and the interrelationship between them in ancient Greece. The book's approach focuses on contexts: it is throughout concerned to situate the ... 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

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