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Interiority and Cosmic Consciousness in the Natural Questions

Gareth Williams

in The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca's Natural Questions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731589
eISBN:
9780199933112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731589.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The idiosyncratic Senecan world-view is defined in this chapter first by contrast with key features of the physical writings of Cicero, and then through comparison with the world-outlook of the elder ... More


The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

What significance does the voice or projected persona in which a text is written have for our understanding of the meaning of that text? This volume explores the persona of the author in antiquity, ... More


Context Matters: Pliny’s <i>Phryges</i> and the Basilica Paulli in Rome

Rolf Michael Schneider

John Bintliff and Keith Rutter (eds)

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In the nineteenth century, remains on the north-eastern side of the Forum Romanum were identified as belonging to the Basilica Paulli (Chioffi 1996 4–5; Fig. 17.18 below), which had been situated ... More


<i>Accumulatio</i>, Natural History, and Erasmus’s <i>Copia</i>

Debra Hawhee

in Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sensation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226398174
eISBN:
9780226398204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398204.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter serves as a conclusive capstone to the book with a focus on animals in the writings of the famed humanist and teacher of rhetoric, Desiderius Erasmus (1456-1536). In de Copia, Erasmus’s ... More


Putting Variety at Issue Varietas in Pliny the Younger, Lucretius, and Horace

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third chapter examines the strategic role that the concept (and vocabulary) of variety plays in three Latin authors. In Pliny’s letters, variety plays an important role in negotiating Pliny’s ... More


Drip-feed invective: Pliny, self-fashioning, and the Regulus letters

Rhiannon Ash

in The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Pliny’s letters generally seem designed to portray an image of Pliny himself as kind and altruistic, fulfilling the obligations of a Roman aristocrat. But in one group of his letters—those about the ... More


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