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Vanished Libraries of Classical Antiquity

Michael Lapidge

in The Anglo-Saxon Library

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239696
eISBN:
9780191708336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239696.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

By the time the first Anglo-Saxon libraries were assembled, during the course of 7th century AD, libraries both public and private had been a significant feature of Mediterranean civilization for ... More


Introduction: Law in Society

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introduction discusses the subject of the book, namely the legal rules affecting the practice of female prostitution in Rome during the central part of its history, a period extending from ... More


The Taxation of Roman Prostitutes *

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The tax on prostitutes instituted by Caligula provides solid evidence on its economic importance and the attitude of the imperial administration to it. The scattered and fragmentary nature of this ... More


Afterword: English Bards and German Professors

Glenn W. Most

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter reconsiders some of the main claims of the volume by emphasizing the importance of the ancient Romans for German and British Romanticism. It then surveys some of the reasons ... More


The Lex lulia de Adulteriis Coercendis

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the ancient Roman law lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis, a companion statute to the lex Iulia de maritandis ordinibus that was brought before the concilium plebes by Augustus ... More


Civic Disabilities: The Status of Prostitutes and Pimps as Roman Citizens

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The disabilities that were imposed on prostitutes and pimps constitute infringements on their rights and their standing as Roman citizens. This chapter examines a segment of these: disabilities ... More


Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Thomas A. J. McGinn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a study of the legal rules affecting the practice of female prostitution at Rome from approximately 200 BC to AD 250. It examines the formation and precise content of the legal norms ... More


A Volscian Mafia? Cicero and his Italian Clients in the Forensic Speeches

Kathryn Lomas

in Cicero the Advocate

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152804
eISBN:
9780191715143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152804.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the aftermath of the bitter Social War between ancient Rome and the Italians, ending in the extension of Roman citizenship to all Italians, the competing claims of existing local loyalties and the ... More


Conclusion: Diversity and Unity in Roman Legal Perspectives on Prostitution

Thomas A. J. McGinn

in Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161328
eISBN:
9780199789344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161328.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This conclusion reviews the topics discussed. Firstly it presents an analytical summary of the findings contained in all the chapters and then in brings together a synthetic conclusion for the book.


Introduction

Jonathan Powell and Jeremy Paterson

in Cicero the Advocate

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152804
eISBN:
9780191715143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152804.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) was a competent in ancient Rome, acknowledged as the leading Roman advocate of his time. According to Quintilian, he was said to be king of the lawcourts, a ... More


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