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Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life

Sara Brill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198839583
eISBN:
9780191875465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839583.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Aristotle on the Concept of Shared Life studies Aristotle’s understanding of the political character of human intimacy via an examination of the zoological frame informing his political theory. It ... More

Assembling ArchaeologyTeaching, Practice, and Research

Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a radical rethinking of the relationships between teaching, researching, digging, and practicing as an archaeologist in the twenty-first century. The issues addressed here are ... More

The Battle of the ClassicsHow a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today

The Battle of the Classics: How a Nineteenth-Century Debate Can Save the Humanities Today

Eric Adler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197518786
eISBN:
9780197518816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518786.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Battle of the Classics criticizes contemporary apologetics for the humanities and presents a historically informed case for a decidedly different approach to rescuing the humanistic disciplines ... More

Beyond Greece and RomeReading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Beyond Greece and Rome: Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Jane Grogan (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198767114
eISBN:
9780191821301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767114.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Though the subject of classical reception in early modern Europe is a familiar one, modern scholarship has tended to assume the dominance of Greece and Rome in engagements with the classical world ... More

Celts, Romans, BritonsClassical and Celtic Influence in the Construction of British Identities

Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in the Construction of British Identities

Francesca Kaminski-Jones and Rhys Kaminski-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863076
eISBN:
9780191895609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863076.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This interdisciplinary volume of essays examines the real and imagined role of Classical and Celtic influence in the history of British identity formation, from late antiquity to the present day. In ... More

China from the Ruins of Athens and RomeClassics, Sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

China from the Ruins of Athens and Rome: Classics, Sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

Chris Murray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198767015
eISBN:
9780191821240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767015.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Fascinated and often baffled by China, Anglophone writers turned to classics for answers. In poetry, essays, and travel narratives, ancient Greece and Rome lent interpretative paradigms and narrative ... More

Cicero's Catilinarians

Cicero's Catilinarians

D. H. Berry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195326468
eISBN:
9780197510834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195326468.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Catilinarians are a set of four speeches that Cicero, while consul in 63 BC, delivered before the senate and the Roman people against the conspirator Catiline and his followers. Or are they? ... More

Constructing Authors and Readers in the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana

Constructing Authors and Readers in the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana

Tristan E. Franklinos and Laurel Fulkerson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864417
eISBN:
9780191896569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864417.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume juxtaposes, for the first time, the set of appendical works associated with three of the most well-known poets of the Augustan age, the Appendices Vergiliana, Tibulliana, and Ouidiana. ... More

Desert InsurgencyArchaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Nicholas J. Saunders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the once-hidden conflict landscape along the Hejaz Railway in the desert sands of southern Jordan. Built at the beginning of the twentieth century. This railway track stretched ... More

FigurinesFiguration and The Sense of Scale

Figurines: Figuration and The Sense of Scale

Jaś Elsner (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861096
eISBN:
9780191893063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861096.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book concerns figurines from cultures that have no direct links with each other. It explores the category of the figurine as a key material concept in the art history of antiquity through ... 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

Hegel's Antiquity

Hegel's Antiquity

Will D. Desmond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198839064
eISBN:
9780191874925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839064.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Hegel’s Antiquity aims to summarize, contextualize, and criticize Hegel’s understanding and treatment of major aspects of the classical world, approaching each of the major areas of his historical ... More

Hesiod's Verbal CraftStudies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Hesiod's Verbal Craft: Studies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Athanassios Vergados

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198807711
eISBN:
9780191845536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807711.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study aims to define Hesiod’s place in early Greek intellectual history by exploring a network of issues related to language, knowledge, and authority in Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days. ... More

Hittite Texts and Greek ReligionContact, Interaction, and Comparison

Hittite Texts and Greek Religion: Contact, Interaction, and Comparison

Ian Rutherford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199593279
eISBN:
9780191890543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593279.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

There has been a lot of interest in recent decades in the question of whether ancient Greek religion was influenced by the religions of the Ancient Near East. This book examines the relationship ... More

Horace's Odes

Horace's Odes

Richard Tarrant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195156751
eISBN:
9780197515174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195156751.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Horace’s body of lyric poetry, the Odes, is one of the greatest achievements of Latin literature and a foundational text for the Western poetic tradition. These 103 exquisitely crafted poems speak in ... More

Imperial Visions of Late ByzantiumManuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple

Imperial Visions of Late Byzantium: Manuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple

Florin Leonte

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441032
eISBN:
9781474480666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441032.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Manuel II Palaiologos was not only a Byzantine emperor but also a remarkably prolific rhetorician and theologian. His oeuvre included letters, treatises, dialogues, short poems and orations. This ... 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

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

Lucretius and the Language of Nature

Lucretius and the Language of Nature

Barnaby Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198754909
eISBN:
9780191816390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754909.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Lucretius’ Epicurean poem De Rerum Natura (‘On the Nature of Things’), written in the middle of the first century BC, made a fundamental and lasting contribution to the language of Latin philosophy. ... More

Menelaus in the Archaic PeriodNot Quite the Best of the Achaeans

Menelaus in the Archaic Period: Not Quite the Best of the Achaeans

Anna R. Stelow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780199685929
eISBN:
9780191888731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685929.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The figure of Menelaus has remained notably overlooked in scholarship on the major heroes and heroines of Homeric epic. This book studies the Homeric character through a multidisciplinary approach to ... More

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