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Naked Life; Arendt and the Exile at Colonus

Cecilia Sjöholm

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The philosophical readings of Sophocles, from Hegel to Irigaray, have largely stuck to the tragedies as isolated plots, looking at Antigone or King Oedipus in their own right. Oedipus at Colonus, in ... More


Aristocratic Houses and the Making of Late Antique Rome and Constantinople

Carlos Machado

in Two Romes: Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199739400
eISBN:
9780199933006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739400.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the aristocratic domus in late antique Rome and Constantinople. It demonstrates how elite housing shaped not just the physical environment but also the institutions and ... More


Honorific Statues and Hellenistic History

John Ma

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter asks: Why, and how to, say thank you with a statue? To survey this practice allows us to visit various issues of Hellenistic history. The chapter first looks at the role of political ... More


Fulling and the urban environment

Miko Flohr

in The World of the Fullo: Work, Economy, and Society in Roman Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199659357
eISBN:
9780191750618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659357.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

An important issue in the design and construction of a fulling workshop was its position in the city. This has been a particularly sensitive issue in the modern perception of Roman fulling, as the ... More


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