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Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Christina S. Kraus, John Marincola, and Christopher Pelling (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume collects essays written by colleagues and friends as a tribute to Tony Woodman, Gildersleeve Professor of Latin at the University of Virginia. These essays, like Woodman's own work, cover ... More


Amores 1.1–5

David West

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

‘There's a certain ... if anyone here will wish to know ... madam. Her name is Mrs Thirsty’. Comic scripts need a comic to perform them. Read silently they are dead. For this opening to Amores 1.8 ... More


Inscriptions of Early Byzantium and the Continuity of Ancient Onomastics

Denis Feissel

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek and Latin inscriptions are now fully embraced within the study of Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Era. At Constantinople, inscriptions of the Byzantine era were displayed along with ancient ... More


Epigraphy and Roman Religion

John Scheid

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An abundance of Latin votive inscriptions adds much to the knowledge of religious belief in the Roman World. Several major cults of Roman (e.g. emperor worship) and foreign (e.g. Mithras) origin, and ... More


Allies: Latins and Italians in the Second Century

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Roman influence in Italy was the result of her entrenched position of power after the expulsion of Hannibal and defeat of Carthage. This chapter examines the impact on Latins and Italian socii. The ... More


Languages and Literatures

Emma Dench

in Romulus' Asylum: Roman Identities from the Age of Alexander to the Age of Hadrian

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198150510
eISBN:
9780191710018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198150510.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Key passages of the De Oratore and the Brutus, in which Cicero sets up models of ‘correct’ Latin particularly by reference to what he claims to be in some sense ‘inferior’ Latin, are interesting for ... More


Roman Orators between Greece and Rome: The Case of Cato the Elder, L. Crassus, and M. Antonius

Alexandra Eckert

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Roman ambivalence towards Greek culture in testimonies of Cato the Elder, L. Crassus, and M. Antonius. It investigates why these orators expressed feelings of ambivalence ... More


Receiving Receptions Received: A New Collection of testimonia Sapphica c.600 BC–AD 1000

Thea S. Thorsen and Robert Emil Berge

in Roman Receptions of Sappho

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829430
eISBN:
9780191867958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829430.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter includes the most comprehensive collection of Greek and Latin testimonies to Sappho to date, with English translations. The collection is preceded by a brief introduction that outlines ... More


The parts of Hispania without epigraphy

J. Gorrochategui and J. M. Vallejo

in Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter describes the linguistic situation in those parts of the Iberian peninsula where there are no or very few inscriptions written in the indigenous languages. Our knowledge is based on the ... More


Lesbian Philology in Early Print Commentaries on Juvenal and Martial

Marc D. Schachter

in Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199689729
eISBN:
9780191814044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689729.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter on classical reception within the Renaissance considers a hitherto unexplored source for ideas about sex between women in early modernity: early print commentaries on Martial and ... More


Introduction

Emily A. Hemelrijk

in Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Starting from the question whether we may extrapolate from ‘women in Rome’ to ‘Roman women’, this chapter discusses the differences between Rome and the local cities and between the literary sources ... More


Fortunae in Italy

Daniele Miano

in Fortuna: Deity and Concept in Archaic and Republican Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786566
eISBN:
9780191828843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786566.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Religions

This chapter analyses the cults of Fortuna through Italy up to the first century BC. Although the evidence for the cults is mostly fragmentary, contextual information shows that diverse meanings were ... More


Stilo Texere Gesta: Jonas the Hagiographer

Alexander O'Hara

in Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190858001
eISBN:
9780190858032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858001.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with Jonas’s hagiography from four perspectives: motivations for writing, sources, language and style, and audience. Hagiography was a way of recording sacred history and thus had ... More


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