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Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

While Caesar was occupied with the difficult campaign in the Balkans, two episodes of particularly dramatic social unrest occurred in Rome; each ended in repression. The main player in the first was ... More


The Governor and the Approach of Civil War

Andrew Lintott

in Cicero as Evidence: A Historian's Companion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216444
eISBN:
9780191712180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216444.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with a discussion of Cicero's appointment as governor of Cilicia. It then focuses on the escalating conflict between Pompey and Caesar, of which Cicero was kept appraised by ... More


Conflict and Harmony in the Collegium Gellianum

Anthony Grafton

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Gellius was a model showing humanists how to accumulate information by note-taking, how to present it in an elegant and interesting way (especially through dialogues in vivid settings presented as ... More


The ὄγκοι in Action

J. T. Vallance

in The Lost Theory of Asclepiades of Bithynia

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242482
eISBN:
9780191680489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242482.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Asclepiades’ theory was quite spectacularly speculative. Health was nothing but the free, balanced movement of the fluids within the body, an ‘equilibrium of corpuscles and pores’, as Galen states. ... More


Documents

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the documents pertaining to Olympia Fulvia Morata by Lilio Gregorio Giraldi, Caelius Secundus Curio, who personally heard her declaiming in Latin, speaking in Greek, expounding ... More


Caelian

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the three Augustan regions upon which the Caelian Hill was divided: the Caelimontium, the Porta Capena, and the Exquiliae. It explains that the hill's oldest name, Mons ... More


Dedications

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at several dedications with reference to Olympia Fulvia Morata. It starts with Caelius Secundus Curio's dedication to the illustrious and religious woman Isabella Manriquez ... More


Poems in Honor of Olympia Morata Written During Her Lifetime

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the collection of poems from friends in honor of Olympia Fulvia Morata written during the course of her lifetime. As was the custom, Caelius Secundus Curio included a number of ... More


Epitaphs by Learned Men

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the epitaphs by learned men and friends of Olympia Fulvia Morata upon her death. It describes Caelius Secundus Curio's hendecasyllables on Morata's apotheosis. The chapter ... More


Olympia Flilvia Morata (1526/27–55)

Olympia Morata

in The Complete Writings of an Italian Heretic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226536682
eISBN:
9780226536712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226536712.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on the time when Olympia Fulvia Morata first stepped onto the stage of history, at the age of fourteen. It was a literal stage, set in what her friend and biographer, Caelius ... More


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