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Psychophysical Holism in Stoicism and Epicureanism

Christopher Gill

in The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198152682
eISBN:
9780191710131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152682.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter identifies, as a key innovative feature of Hellenistic thought about personality, the idea of the person as a psychophysical unit or whole in Stoicism and Epicureanism. It contrasts this ... More


Conclusions

Matthew Fox

in Cicero's Philosophy of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211920
eISBN:
9780191705854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211920.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter draws together the recurrent themes of the book. Rethinking Cicero's reception can reveal the obstacles to an easy appreciation of his sceptical and ironic treatment of Rome's history. ... More


Conclusion: Preaching Bondage and the Legacy of Christian Doulology

Chris L. de Wet

in Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's findings and assesses their relevance in understanding slavery as a discourse preached by John Chrysostom. It considers what can be deduced from ... More


Black-Sea Latin, Du Bellay, and the Barbarian Turn: Tristia, Regrets, Translations

Stephen Hinds

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the nexus between exile, alienation, and a professed loss of linguistic identity or capacity. It focuses on Joachim Du Bellay, whose Regrets is overtly modelled in set-up on ... More


Elizabethan Exile after Ovid: Thomas Churchyard’s Tristia (1572)

Liz Oakley-Brown

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Thomas Churchyard’s verse translation of The thre first bookes of Ouids De tristibus (1572), the first printed English version of the Tristia, which offers a distinctive ... More


Friends, Romans, Countrymen: Addressing the Roman People and the Rhetoric of Inclusion

Karl-J. Hölkeskamp

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores communication between the Roman elite and the people and, in particular, the ways in which the elite tried to convey a sense of shared community and aims when it addressed the ... More


Speech, Competition, and Collaboration: Tribunician Politics and the Development of Popular Ideology

Amy Russell

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter considers the day-to-day pattern of tribunician rhetoric: the tribunes’ tasks, their speeches, the content of these speeches, and the audience reaction to these speeches. Through an ... More


The Roman Ambassador’s Speech: Public Oratory on the Diplomatic Stage

Elena Torregaray Pagola

in Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641895
eISBN:
9780191746130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641895.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This paper considers the use of oratory by Roman politicians outside Rome in the presence of an assembly of non-Romans. The figure of the legatus, envoy, became increasingly important from the third ... More


Heliodorus the Hellene

J. R. Morgan

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Heliodoros was a native of the Syrian city of Emesa.. Heoliodorus’ novel, with its Ethiopian heroine who returns to her homeland, has been interpreted as an ideological contestation of Hellenism by a ... More


The Indeterminate Self and its Cultivation in Plotinus

Nicholas Banner

in Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777250
eISBN:
9780191823015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777250.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

‘The Indeterminate Self and its Cultivation in Plotinus’ examines the potentialities of the human self as theorized by Plotinus. A ‘transformational model’ is proposed, whereby the self does not ... More


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