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The Real Circle of Symmachus

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Within the ranks of the aristocracy many scholars have identified an inner core of literary pagans, the so-called “Circle of Symmachus,” actively nurturing the classics and sponsoring pagan writers ... More


Romantic Scholars and Classical Scholarship: German Readings of Sulpicia

Mathilde Skoie

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates negotiations between the Romantic and the Classical in readings of Latin poetry. More precisely, it analyses German commentaries by Christian Gottlob Heyne, Ludolph Dissen, ... More


Conclusion

Michael D. Konaris

in The Greek Gods in Modern Scholarship: Interpretation and Belief in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Germany and Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198737896
eISBN:
9780191801426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737896.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Conclusion looks at the influence of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century scholarship on the course of the study of Greek religion in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (from Wilamowitz ... More


Seneca in ’68

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the generation after Artaud, many directors attempted to put the maxims of Cruelty into practice. These included Jean-Louis Barrault, who applied Artaud’s ideas to a 1942 production of Racine’s ... More


Otto Brendel and the Classical Archaeologists at Oxford

Katharina Lorenz

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the life of a specific German refugee classical archaeologist, Otto Brendel, and explores the impact of academic networks and academic specialism on his emigration. Brendel was ... More


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