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The Art of Complicity in Martial and StatiusMartial's Epigrams, Statius' Silvae, and Domitianic Rome

The Art of Complicity in Martial and Statius: Martial's Epigrams, Statius' Silvae, and Domitianic Rome

Erik Gunderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898111
eISBN:
9780191924569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898111.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines the relationship between politics and aesthetics in two poets from the reign of Domitian. It offers a comprehensive overview of the Epigrams of Martial and the Siluae of Statius. ... More

Disorienting EmpireRepublican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Disorienting Empire: Republican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Basil Dufallo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571781
eISBN:
9780197571811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571781.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Disorienting Empire is the first book to examine Republican Latin poetry’s recurring interest in characters who become lost. The book explains the prevalence of this theme with reference to the rapid ... More

The Dragon in the WestFrom Ancient Myth to Modern Legend

The Dragon in the West: From Ancient Myth to Modern Legend

Daniel Ogden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198830184
eISBN:
9780191868542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830184.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book describes the evolution of the modern dragon from its ancient forebears, in terms both of its form and of its narrative contexts. In physical form dragons are broadly serpentine, but have ... More

The Early Greek AlphabetsOrigin, Diffusion, Uses

The Early Greek Alphabets: Origin, Diffusion, Uses

Robert Parker and Philippa M. Steele (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198859949
eISBN:
9780191892363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859949.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Regional variation, a persistent feature of Greek alphabetic writing throughout the Archaic period, has been studied since at least the late nineteenth century. The subject was transformed by the ... More

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

Aaron J. Kachuck

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579046
eISBN:
9780197579077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil uses an enriched tripartite model of Roman culture—touching not only the public and the private, but also the solitary—in order to present a new ... More

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