Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 11 items for:

  • Keywords: attitudes x
  • Classical Studies x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Languages on Stage: Aristophanic Language, Cultural History, and Athenian Identity

Andreas Willi

in The Language of Greek Comedy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245475
eISBN:
9780191714993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245475.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter aims to retrace Athenian sociocultural attitudes and classifications through their reflection in comic language. A linguistic analysis of various levels of comic discourse leads to the ... More


Modestia vs. licentia: Seneca on Childhood and Status in the Roman Family

Francesca Mencacci

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the Roman family the relationship between slave children and free adults could be quite ambiguous, mixing affection and exploitive attitudes. One of the reasons why the domini of the imperial era ... More


Introduction

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter sets out the central concerns and questions of the book, contending that while a thriving retail trade was essential for the functioning and survival of the city of Rome, ... More


Crabbed Age and Youth: Cambridge 1908–1909

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Taking its title from the title of another of her articles, this chapter recounts the crisis she faced when Francis Cornford married the much younger Frances Darwin. There is a description of the ... More


Responses to Jealousy: Violence and Restraint

Ruth Rothaus Caston

in The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter 4 examines the use of violence as a response to jealousy. The poets give attention to the subsequent stages and the reactions to jealousy, where we find another distinction between male and ... More


Introduction

Michael Gaddis

in There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Focusing on the fourth and fifth centuries, this book tries to investigate what religious violence meant to those involved, both actors and victims, how it was experienced, represented, justified, or ... More


Aristotle and the Beginnings of Allegorical Exegesis

in How Philosophers Saved Myths: Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075358
eISBN:
9780226075389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075389.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the restrained analysis of tragedy and adoption of a conciliatory attitude toward allegory by Aristotle, who gave an explanation about the close relation established between ... More


Feuding or the Rule of Law?: An Essay in Legal Sociology

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the social context of Athenian law. It examines Athenian attitudes toward the duties of private individuals, and anger and enmity as motives for litigation. It shows that the ... More


Efficacy: 5 and Herodotus on Aeginetan Victors, Heroes, and Statues

David Fearn

in Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses artistic efficacy and attitudes towards material culture in Pindar, Nemean 5. By framing his own poem with a statement about the communicative efficacy of sculpture, Pindar is ... More


Introduction

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the importance of trade in the Roman Empire. The author explores literary attitudes towards the idea of trade current at the time. Until the end ... More


View: