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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

Building Democracy in Late Archaic Athens

Building Democracy in Late Archaic Athens

Jessica Paga

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190083571
eISBN:
9780190083601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083571.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In 508/7 B.C.E., after years of stasis and uncertainty, the city of Athens was rocked by a momentous occurrence: the passage of a series of reforms that resulted in the creation of what has come to ... More

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

A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

Bruce W. Frier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573211
eISBN:
9780197581117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573211.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This Casebook explores the writings of Roman lawyers on the law of contracts, a rich and hugely influential area of Roman private law. The 235 “Cases” are actual texts deriving, for the most part, ... More

Destinations in MindPortraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire's Souvenirs

Kimberly Cassibry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190921897
eISBN:
9780190921927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921897.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Destinations in Mind explores how objects depicting distant places helped Romans understand their vast empire. At a time when many sites were written about but only a few were represented in art, ... 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

Divine InstitutionsReligions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Many narrative histories of Rome's transformation from an Italian city-state to a Mediterranean superpower focus on political and military conflicts as the primary agents of social change. This book ... 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

English Landscapes and IdentitiesInvestigating Landscape Change from 1500 BC to AD 1086

English Landscapes and Identities: Investigating Landscape Change from 1500 BC to AD 1086

Chris Gosden, Chris Green, Anwen Cooper, Miranda Creswell, Victoria Donnelly, Tyler Franconi, Roger Glyde, Zena Kamash, Sarah Mallet, Laura Morley, Daniel Stansbie, and Letty ten Harkel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198870623
eISBN:
9780191913266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870623.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The project on which the book was based synthesized all the major available sources of information on English archaeology for the period from 1500 BC to AD 1086, providing an overview of the history ... More

The Eternal Decline and Fall of RomeThe History of a Dangerous Idea

The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Edward J. Watts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190076719
eISBN:
9780190076740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076719.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome: The History of a Dangerous Idea traces the development and use of the rhetoric of Roman decline and renewal across 2200 years. Beginning in the Roman Republic at ... More

Imperial Women of RomePower, Gender, Context

Imperial Women of Rome: Power, Gender, Context

Mary T. Boatwright

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190455897
eISBN:
9780190455910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455897.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores the constraints and opportunities of the women in the Roman emperor’s family from 35 BCE, when Octavia and Livia received unprecedented privileges from the state, to 235 CE, when ... More

Juvenal: Satires Book V

Juvenal: Satires Book V

John Godwin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622171
eISBN:
9781800851030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622171.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Juvenal’s fifth and last book of Satires consists of three complete poems and one fragment. The poems offer a scandalised exposure of human folly and vice, but the poet also appears to be promoting ... More

The Last Great War of Antiquity

The Last Great War of Antiquity

James Howard-Johnston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198830191
eISBN:
9780191868559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830191.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book fills a gaping hole in the history of warfare. The conflict lasted twenty-five years (spring 603–late winter 628). It was on an unprecedented scale, ideologically charged, fought along the ... More

Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Daniel Jolowicz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This work establishes and explores connections between Greek imperial literature and Latin poetry. As such, it challenges conventional thinking about literary and cultural interaction of the period, ... More

Philosophy and Community in Seneca's Prose

Philosophy and Community in Seneca's Prose

Carey Seal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190493219
eISBN:
9780190493233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190493219.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book shows how Seneca’s prose works offer both an illustration of and an invitation to philosophy as a way of life. In Seneca’s hands, the specificity of the philosopher’s social and historical ... More

Revaluing Roman CyprusLocal Identity on an Island in Antiquity

Revaluing Roman Cyprus: Local Identity on an Island in Antiquity

Ersin Hussein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198777786
eISBN:
9780191823220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777786.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This study addresses the traditional characterization of Roman Cyprus’s history as a Roman province as uneventful, insignificant, and ‘weary’. It brings fresh insight to the study of its culture and ... 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

Sosipatra of PergamumPhilosopher and Oracle

Sosipatra of Pergamum: Philosopher and Oracle

Heidi Marx

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190618858
eISBN:
9780197571255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618858.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The story of Sosipatra of Pergamum (fourth century CE) as told by her biographer, Eunapius of Sardis in his Lives of the Philosophers and Sophists, is a remarkable tale. It is the story of an elite ... More

The Stoic Theory of Beauty

The Stoic Theory of Beauty

Aiste Celkyte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474461610
eISBN:
9781474490559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461610.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The monograph aims to show that the Stoa, an ancient Greek philosophical school, made a substantial line of enquiry into the nature of aesthetic properties, and thus there are good reasons to analyse ... More

Urban Transformation in Ancient MoliseThe Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Elizabeth C. Robinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book uses all the available evidence to create a site biography of Larinum from 400 bce to 100 ce, with a focus on the urban transformation that occurs there during the Roman conquest. Larinum, ... More

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