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Accumulatio, Natural History, and Erasmus’s Copia

Debra Hawhee

in Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sensation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226398174
eISBN:
9780226398204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398204.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter serves as a conclusive capstone to the book with a focus on animals in the writings of the famed humanist and teacher of rhetoric, Desiderius Erasmus (1456-1536). In de Copia, Erasmus’s ... More


Experiencing Penia: The Reproduction of Poverty and the Consolidation of Wealth

Claire Taylor

in Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786931
eISBN:
9780191829062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786931.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the mechanisms through which poverty was alleviated or reproduced. It explores how various measures which might be seen in terms of hardship alleviation (political pay, ... More


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