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Virgilizing Christianity in Late Antique Rome

John Curran

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/9780199739400.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter revisits several neglected aspects of an un-regarded late antique cento written in the city of Rome by the senatorial lady Proba. Specifically, it is suggested that the surviving text ... More


Introduction

Barbara Weiden Boyd

in Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction sets out the major themes of the book and explains the terms used in the title: authority, repetition, and reception. Authority entails a comparison of Homer with Ovid, as created ... More


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