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Domitian’s Palace on the Palatine and the Imperial Image

PAUL ZANKER

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A Roman emperor was defined not simply by his own actions, but also by the manner in which he presented himself, the way he appeared in public, and the personal style he adopted in his interaction ... More


The Emperor and Imperial Extractive Operations

Alfred Michael Hirt

in Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The emperor played a central role not only in assigning equestrian procurators, members of the familia Caesaris, military specialists, convicts or prisoners of war to imperial mining and quarrying ... More


The Church of England and the Palatinate, 1566–1642

Anthony Milton

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores a long-neglected relationship, which has escaped scholarly notice in part because of the assumption that reformation remained fixed after the sixteenth century. Historians ... More


Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Filippo Coarelli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This guide brings the work of Filippo Coarelli, one of the most widely published and best-known scholars of Roman archeology and art, to a wide, English-language audience. Organized by walking tours ... More


The Lord Admiral’s/Prince’s/Palatine’s Men, 1576–1625

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is enough continuity of player membership and other kinds of cohesion to identify a single long-running company which might most easily ... More


The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The emperor Gaius (‘Caligula’) was assassinated in January AD 41. It seemed that the dynasty of the Caesars was over, and republican rule restored; but a military coup by the Praetorian Guard set ... More


The Assassination

T. P. Wiseman

in The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Sections 70-113 of the translation: Josephus narrates the conspirators’ procrastination, and their resolve to act on the last day of the ‘Palatine Games’ in honour of Augustus, which took place in ... More


What Someone May Have Whispered in Elisabeth’s Ear

Vlad Alexandrescu

in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy Volume VI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659593
eISBN:
9780191745218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659593.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter looks at Elisabeth’s arguments in the framework of Descartes’ program to collect valuable objections from members of the Republic of Letters. The analysis of Elisabeth’s first letters ... More


Reading and Writing Gender on the Augustan Palatine

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers privacy and domesticity in the early Roman empire during the reign of Augustus. One of the powerful symbols of Augustan culture is domesticity, an idea which may articulate ... More


Concealing/Revealing: Gender and the Play of Meaning in the Monuments of Augustan Rome†

Barbara Kellum

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The interrelatedness of gender and power is key to an understanding of the monuments of Augustan Rome. Gender can be a useful category of analysis, precisely because it tends to destabilise our ... More


Founding, Power, and Authority: Mediterranean History and Augustan Innovations

Diliana N. Angelova

in Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that Augustus, the first Roman emperor, styled himself as the new founder of Rome, imitating and, at the same time, endeavoring to best Rome’s original founders. In doing so, he ... More


Introduction

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/9780520079601.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of the geographical position of Rome. It then explains that according to tradition, the city was formed from the incorporation of surrounding villages ... More


Palatine

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/9780520079601.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Palatine as the hill best suited for human settlement, and as one which lies at the heart of the system of hills that in time became the city of Rome. It notes that the ... More


Defending the Revolution: Robert Hunter in New York

Stephen Saunders Webb

in Marlborough's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

After being home on parole in 1708, Colonel Robert Hunter raced from Paris to the Channel the following year after his exchange was announced and immediately reembarked to join the duke of ... More


“The highest stepp of wickednes”—1631–1639

J. Sears McGee

in An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter treats the continuing development of D’Ewes’s political and religious ideology and its relation to news from abroad and at home in the 1630s. At home his anger against and fear of the ... More


Palladas: New Poems, New Date?

Alan Cameron

in Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter first discusses the date of the newly published Palladas papyrus, then accepts, with qualifications, that the papyrus may when complete have been an epigram anthology of the poet Palladas ... More


Poets’ Corners in Greek Epigram Collections

Regina Höschele

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Exploring the position and interaction of poets’ tombs within Greek epigram collections, this chapter illustrates how poetry books could function as imagined literary graveyards, through which ... More


Impermanent Stones, Permanent Plants: The Tombs of Poets as Material Objects in the <i>Palatine Anthology</i>

Silvia Montiglio

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter identifies the ways in which epigrammatists in the Palatine Anthology create tombs that provide for a poet’s immortalization, not through everlasting stone, but through ever-growing ... More


Tombs of Poets’ Minor Characters

Peter Bing

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Hellenistic epigrams commemorating the death of minor literary characters: a hero named just once in Homer, the slaughtered children of Medea, a prostitute berated by Sappho, ... More


Apollo in Tibullus 2.3 and 2.5

Jane Burkowski

in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the contradictory depictions of Apollo in Tibullus 2.3 and 2.5, as symbol of irrationality in the former, and of divine order in the latter. In 2.3, Apollo, as the pathetic ... More


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