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Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

No issue in scholarship on the ancient novel has been discussed as hotly as the origin of the Greek love novel, also known as the ‘ideal’ novel. The present book proposes a new solution to this old ... More


Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity

Scott McGill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195175646
eISBN:
9780199789337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175646.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Virgilian centos, in which authors reconnect discrete lines taken from Virgil's Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid to create new poems, are some of the most striking texts to survive from antiquity. ... More


Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Alessandro Barchiesi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. This is the first English translation of one ... More


On Gaining Perspective

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Looking for underlying drivers to make sense of the present and to foretell the future is a time-tested trick. That is why this chapter (and the book, in various other places) quotes Virgil's Aeneid, ... More


The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic

Gian Biagio Conte

S. J. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287017
eISBN:
9780191713262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287017.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume presents a collection of pieces from a celebrated world-class scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry, focusing on the interpretation of Virgil's Aeneid. It forms the sequel to two widely ... More


The Structure of <i>Aeneid</i> 10

Alessandro Barchiesi

in Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discerns to what extent the presence of a model cooperates in making legible the narrative implicating it, how it serves to guide the reader, and aids in making sense of the text. It ... More


Reversing the Fall in Book 10

David Quint

in Inside Paradise Lost: Reading the Designs of Milton's Epic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161914
eISBN:
9781400850488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161914.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter places the reconciliation of Adam and Eve in book 10 against the preceding first two-thirds of book 10, which have described the building by Sin and Death of their bridge over Chaos and ... More


Virgil on the Popular Stage *

Costas Panayotakis

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the sources that assert that three sequences from the Aeneid were performed in pantomime—those dealing with Dido, Turnus, and the katabasis to the Underworld (tales dealing with ... More


Eros and Empire: Virgil and the Historians on Civil War

John Marincola

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter works outward from the final scene of Virgil's Aeneid in order to examine three interlocking themes. The first is the importance of the Social (or Marsic) War (91-88 BC) as an analogue ... More


The Other Virgil: `Pessimistic' Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture

Craig Kallendorf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212361
eISBN:
9780191707285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212361.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book tells the story of how a classic like the Aeneid can say different things to different people. As a school text it was generally taught to support the values and ideals of a succession of ... More


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