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Inscriptions of Early Byzantium and the Continuity of Ancient Onomastics

Denis Feissel

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek and Latin inscriptions are now fully embraced within the study of Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Era. At Constantinople, inscriptions of the Byzantine era were displayed along with ancient ... More


The Western Periphery

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

There exists a whole group of Catholic saints who closely resemble holy fools: St. Francis of Assisi, Jacopone da Todi, Giovanni Colombini, and others. Yet, the difference between them and the ... More


Appropriations of Spartan Helotage in British Anti‐Slavery Debates of the 1790s

Stephen Hodkinson and Edith Hall

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Spartan helotage was important in framing the early British parliamentary motions, between 1791 and 1796 for abolition of the slave trade. Helotage, particularly illustrated from the evidence of ... More


Tragedy outside Attica <i>c.</i>450–400 BC

Edmund Stewart

in Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 demonstrates how the works of Euripides, like those of Aeschylus, served to create or highlight connections between different elements within the broader Hellenic race. It examines three ... More


Cassandra’s Prophecy: Structure and Themes

Charles McNelis and Alexander Sens

in The Alexandra of Lycophron: A Literary Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199601899
eISBN:
9780191827525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601899.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a continuous, linear reading of Cassandra’s prophecy with the goal of illustrating the way in which individual passages are linked. In structure, the prophecy as a whole is ... More


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