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Ovid, Amores 3: The Book

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The structure of Amores 3 has been obscured by the whole series Amores 1-3, and the relation to Ovid's coming works. The structure rests on genre. The frame (poems 1 and 15) shows the poet-narrator ... More


Giving and Getting Advice by Letter

Peter White

in Cicero in Letters: Epistolary Relations of the Late Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388510
eISBN:
9780199866717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388510.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The exchange of advice is a face‐threatening act for both giver and receiver, yet it plays a major part in Cicero's correspondence. Romans felt bound to dispense advice by virtue of social positions ... More


Mourning Endless: Female Otherness in Statius' Thebaid

Antony Augoustakis

in Motherhood and the Other: Fashioning Female Power in Flavian Epic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584413
eISBN:
9780191723117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584413.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses several female figures from Statius' Thebaid, a poem on the civil war between the two brothers Eteocles and Polynices. Hypsipyle is portrayed as an exiled foreigner, a ... More


Bilingualism in Roman Egypt

PFNELOPE FEWSTER

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines bilingualism in Roman Egypt from a historical rather than linguistic perspective. In particular, the problems of functioning in a society where administration was officially ... More


Sparta’s Kinship Ties

Maria Fragoulaki

in Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697779
eISBN:
9780191758386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the ties of xyngeneia and relatedness between the two most powerful cities in the History and their respective kin communities. It discusses Sparta’s capitalizing on myth and ... More


Genre

Pantelis Michelakis

in Greek Tragedy on Screen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199239078
eISBN:
9780191746840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239078.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the question of how film genres can enter into dialogue with Greek tragedy. After an introductory discussion of Greek tragedy in relation to horror and the western, it presents ... More


Cretan inscriptions to 400 BC

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 13 considers relative clauses from Cretan alphabetic inscriptions up to the end of the fifth century BC. The relevant texts are all prescriptive, and inherently maximalizing relative clauses ... More


Setting the Stage: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Constellations

Wiebke Denecke

in Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199971848
eISBN:
9780199346134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971848.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores three fundamental similarities that justify the comparison of the Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman cultural constellations and three divergences that complicate it. Japanese and ... More


Modern Tourists, Ancient Sexualities: Looking at Looking in Pompeii's Brothel and the Secret Cabinet

Sarah Levin-Richardson

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Erotic material from Pompeii has fascinated tourists since Bourbon excavations began in the Bay of Naples in the eighteenth century. Once sequestered behind locked doors, erotic items and spaces are ... More


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