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Narrative and Speech Problems in Thucydides Book I

John Moles

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/9780199558681.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Thucydides' presentation of the pre-history and causes of the Peloponnesian War in his Book 1. It explores the interplay of various key-words in Thucydides' explanatory scheme ... More


Greek Animal Sacrifice in the Period 100 bc–ad 200

Maria‐Zoe Petropoulou

in Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is framed by two aims: to refute Nilsson's view about the decline of animal sacrifice in the period under study; and to demonstrate the sometimes obligatory character of animal sacrifice ... More


Shadow Lovers: The Symposiasts and Socrates

Frisbee C. C. Sheffield

in Plato's Symposium: The Ethics of Desire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286775
eISBN:
9780191713194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286775.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the relationship between Socrates and his predecessors, and gives a significant philosophical role to all the speeches of the dialogue. It argues that Socrates' speech is ... More


Reading Pausanias: Cults of the Gods and Representation of the Divine

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Regarding the gods and their local cults, Pausanias is an important literary source that enables us to understand the so-called local Greek pantheons, particularly when we are able to compare his ... More


Assassination

Richard Stoneman

in Xerxes: A Persian Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Xerxes's assassination in 465 B.C. at the hands of Artabanus, the commander of the royal bodyguard. Xerxes's authority at court had been weakened by his dalliance with his ... More


The Construction of Religious Space in Pausanias

William Hutton

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the way Pausanias, the 2nd century CE author of the Periegesis of Greece, constructs a religious landscape, focussing on his account of Corinth. It starts from the observation ... More


Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

Greta Hawes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672776
eISBN:
9780191775253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672776.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Instances of rationalistic interpretation in ancient Greek authors constitute a rare and valuable example of an indigenous mode of ancient myth criticism. They display some of the ways in which the ... More


Universal Slave Revolts: C. L. R. James’s use of Classical Literature in The Black Jacobins

Lydia Langerwerf

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Trinidadian radical C.L.R. James' The Black Jacobins. Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution (1938) was one of the foundation texts of the Civil Rights movement in the USA and ... More


Pausanias and the Chest of Kypselos

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Pausanias's account of the Chest of Kypselos takes up some 170 lines in the best-known text. The remarkable correspondences between Pausanias's account of the iconography and epigraphy of the chest ... More


“In the City of Peirene”: Claiming, Erasing, and Challenging the Past in Corinth

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores how Corinth’s Greek past and Roman present were negotiated in texts and monuments within and around the city. It begins by examining the uses of Corinth’s past by the Roman ... More


The Story

Maurizio Bettini

in Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes the story of Alcmene and the weasel. It considers different versions of Alcmene's tale as told by Pausanias, Ovid, Libanius, Antoninus Liberalis, Aelian, and Istros. It also ... More


‘Many of the citizens never visited the city even for the festivals’ 1: Religion

Danielle L. Kellogg

in Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple: Ancient Acharnai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199645794
eISBN:
9780191755828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645794.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Religious life in the Attic countryside was vigorous and of central importance to the life of the local inhabitants. The evidence from Acharnai reveals that the demesmen observed a unique array of ... More


From Inscriptions to Literature (and Sometimes Back Again): Some Uses of the Epigraphic Sources in the Ancient Literary Traditions on Delphi

Manuela Mari

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Inscriptions were an essential part of the ancient landscape of Delphi, exerting a strong influence over the narratives devoted to the sanctuary by historians and other writers. Inscriptions offered ... More


Inscriptions as Literature in Pausanias’ Exegesis of Hellas

Yannis Z. Tzifopoulos

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Inscriptions are written on every imaginable kind of material except papyrus, and like various objects are attached to a place, a particular, locative context, within which they are seen, read, and ... More


The Fall of Themistocles

George Cawkwell

in Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines accounts of Themistocles from favour, his ostracism, and exile. It presents the hypothesis that it was the news of the Persian decision to renew the struggle which set the scene ... More


Delphi

Paul Stephenson

in The Serpent Column: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190209063
eISBN:
9780190209087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209063.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Archaeology: Classical

Begins with a look at Archaic Greek bronze-working, notably developments in Lakonian bronze sculpture. Considers the role of votives, notably tripods and their zoo- and anthropomorphic attachments, ... More


Walking through History: Unlocking the Mythical Past

Katherine Clarke

in Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the idea that myths are a key element in the creation of landscape, whereby mere space is transformed into resonant place through the matrix of time. In spite of the local ... More


Hellenic Utopias: Pater in the Footsteps of Pausanias

Charlotte Ribeyrol

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores how Walter Pater’s reading of Pausanias’ Periegesis, books 1, 5, and 6, informed the lectures on Greek art which he delivered at Oxford University in 1878. Pater’s personal ... More


Pausanias. Periegesis

Greta Hawes

in Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672776
eISBN:
9780191775253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672776.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Pausanias’ travel guide is a complex, eclectic text which exhibits a number of approaches to myth. This chapter argues that Paul Veyne’s conception of Pausanias’ style as a narrator and critic of ... More


Pausanias’ Dead Poets Society

Johanna Hanink

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/9780198826477.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the tombs of poets in Pausanias’ Description of Greece. It argues that the buried bones of ancient poets, and of heroes featured in their poetry, function as a kind of root ... More


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