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Revolution

Craig Kallendorf

in The Other Virgil: `Pessimistic' Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212361
eISBN:
9780191707285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212361.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers three key assaults on the Ancien Régime: those of Oliver Cromwell in the 17th century; the American colonies at the end of the 18th; and the French citizenry, from the assault ... More


Reception and Influence

ROGER P. H. GREEN

in Latin Epics of the New Testament: Juvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284573
eISBN:
9780191713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284573.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

These three writers exercised great and widespread influence as educational texts in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, fulfilling the dual role of Christian edification and instruction in grammar ... More


The New England Colonies and the Founding of the New Nation

Tessa Roynon

in Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition: Transforming American Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199698684
eISBN:
9780191760532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698684.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Morrison's use of the classical tradition to challenge, in A Mercy and Paradise, the prevailing mythology that has come to define colonial New England and the founding of the ... More


The Christian Conversion of Iphigenia

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Greek text of IT went underground in the Byzantine Empire, to be rediscovered in Thessaloniki in the early 14th century. The major feature of the versions and other manifestations of the play in ... More


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