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Byzantine Religious Law in Medieval Italy

Byzantine Religious Law in Medieval Italy

James Morton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198861140
eISBN:
9780191893117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861140.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a historical study of these manuscripts, exploring how and why the Greek Christians of medieval southern Italy persisted in using them so long after the end of Byzantine rule. Southern ... More

Agathokles of SyracuseSicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Christopher de Lisle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Agathokles of Syracuse ruled large areas of Sicily and southern Italy between 317 and 289 BC. This book argues that Agathokles was an important player in the Mediterranean world at a key moment in ... More

The First Pagan HistorianThe Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Frederic Clark

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190492304
eISBN:
9780190492328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492304.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The First Pagan Historian traces the reception history of a text that is now largely neglected but once occupied a central role in the ancient canon—the De excidio Troiae historia or History of the ... More

Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

Chloë N. Duckworth and Andrew Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198860846
eISBN:
9780191892912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860846.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The recycling and reuse of materials and objects were extensive in the past, but have rarely been embedded into models of the economy; even more rarely has any attempt been made to assess the scale ... More

Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

Social Change in Town and Country in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

James Howard-Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841616
eISBN:
9780191877100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841616.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The history of Byzantium pivots around the eleventh century. For it was then that it reached its apogee, in terms of power, prestige, and territorial extension, only to plunge into steep political ... More

Law in the Roman Provinces

Law in the Roman Provinces

Kimberley Czajkowski, Benedikt Eckhardt, and Meret Strothmann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The study of the Roman empire has changed dramatically in the last century. Emphasis is now placed on understanding the experiences of subject populations, rather than focusing solely on the Roman ... More

Roman Law and EconomicsVolume II: Exchange, Ownership, and Disputes

Roman Law and Economics: Volume II: Exchange, Ownership, and Disputes

Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci and Dennis P. Kehoe (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787211
eISBN:
9780191829291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787211.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rome is the only western society that autonomously grew a legal profession distinct from the political and religious power. Roman legal thought and the institutions that it generated have had and ... More

Roman Law and EconomicsInstitutions and Organizations Volume I

Roman Law and Economics: Institutions and Organizations Volume I

Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci and Dennis P. Kehoe (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787204
eISBN:
9780191829284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787204.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rome is the only western society that autonomously grew a legal profession distinct from the political and religious power. Roman legal thought and the institutions that it generated have had and ... More

Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

Allison L. C. Emmerson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852759
eISBN:
9780191887123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852759.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

A Roman city was a bounded space. Defined by borders both physical and conceptual, the city stood apart as a concentration of life and activity that was divided from its rural surroundings not only ... More

Demetrius the Besieger

Demetrius the Besieger

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Demetrius the Besieger is a historical and historiographical biography of Demetrius Poliorcetes ‘The Besieger of Cities’ (336–282 BC), an outstanding, yet enigmatic figure who presided over the ... More

The Rhetoric of the Past in Demosthenes and AeschinesOratory, History, and Politics in Classical Athens

The Rhetoric of the Past in Demosthenes and Aeschines: Oratory, History, and Politics in Classical Athens

Guy Westwood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198857037
eISBN:
9780191890130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857037.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work examines how politicians in late classical Athens made persuasive use of the city’s past when addressing mass citizen audiences, especially in the law courts and Assembly. It focuses on ... More

Roman Political CultureSeven Studies of the Senate and City Councils of Italy from the First to the Sixth Century AD

Roman Political Culture: Seven Studies of the Senate and City Councils of Italy from the First to the Sixth Century AD

Laurens E. Tacoma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850809
eISBN:
9780191885679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850809.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an analysis of Roman political culture in Italy from the first to the sixth century AD on the basis of seven case studies. Its main contention is that, during the period in which ... More

The Deaths of the RepublicImagery of the Body Politic in Ciceronian Rome

The Deaths of the Republic: Imagery of the Body Politic in Ciceronian Rome

Brian Walters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198839576
eISBN:
9780191875458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839576.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines imagery of the body politic in the works of Cicero and his contemporaries and explores its impact on the politics of Rome in the first century BCE. Emphasis throughout is on the ... More

Capital, Investment, and Innovation in the Roman World

Capital, Investment, and Innovation in the Roman World

Paul Erdkamp, Koenraad Verboven, and Arjan Zuiderhoek (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198841845
eISBN:
9780191877995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841845.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Investment in capital, both physical and financial, and innovation in its uses are often considered the linchpins of modern economic growth, while credit and credit markets now seem to determine the ... More

Innovation in Byzantine MedicineThe Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c.1275-c.1330)

Innovation in Byzantine Medicine: The Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c.1275-c.1330)

Petros Bouras-Vallianatos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198850687
eISBN:
9780191885631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850687.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

Byzantine medicine is still a little-known and misrepresented field not only in the wider arena of debates on medieval medicine but also among Byzantinists. Byzantine medical literature is often ... More

Architectural Restoration and Heritage in Imperial Rome

Architectural Restoration and Heritage in Imperial Rome

Christopher Siwicki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848578
eISBN:
9780191883026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848578.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book addresses the treatment and perception of historic buildings in imperial Rome, examining the ways in which public monuments were restored in order to develop an understanding of the Roman ... More

Eastern Medieval ArchitectureThe Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Robert G. Ousterhout

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190272739
eISBN:
9780190068592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

The rich and diverse architectural traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean and adjacent regions are the subject of this book. Representing the visual residues of a “forgotten” Middle Ages, the social ... More

Vitruvian ManRome under Construction

Vitruvian Man: Rome under Construction

John Oksanish

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696986
eISBN:
9780190697013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696986.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book offers a new assessment of the Roman architect Vitruvius and his treatise, On Architecture. Once reviled by scholars as a half-witted proletarian, Vitruvius emerges as well read and ... More

Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique RomeAD 270-535

Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome: AD 270-535

Carlos Machado

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198835073
eISBN:
9780191872839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835073.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book analyses the physical, social, and cultural history of Rome in late antiquity. Between AD 270 and 535, the former capital of the Roman empire experienced a series of dramatic ... More

Ancient Divination and Experience

Ancient Divination and Experience

Lindsay G. Driediger-Murphy and Esther Eidinow (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198844549
eISBN:
9780191880032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844549.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction to this volume describes the contribution that it makes to scholarship on ancient divinatory practices. It analyses previous and current research, arguing that while this ... More

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