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Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Craige Champion

William Joseph Sanders (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Polybius was a Greek statesman and political prisoner of Rome in the second century bce. His Histories provide the earliest continuous narrative of the rise of the Roman Empire. This study, informed ... More


Arguments Against Images of Angels

Glenn Peers

in Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224056
eISBN:
9780520925137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224056.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The iconography of angels is essentially symbolic in that it relates a human form sometimes assumed by angels but not descriptive of their real nature. This symbolic iconography was evidently not ... More


Book 1

Cynthia Damon

in Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter refers to the specific emendations for key passages in the first book of the Bellum ciuile. It also notes the emendations made by other scholars regarding these passages, and whether or ... More


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