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The Filioque from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century

Edward A. Siecienski

in The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372045
eISBN:
9780199777297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372045.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Following the death of Maximus the Confessor in 662 there was a centuries-long silence about the filioque from Eastern sources although the West continued to embrace and teach the doctrine as an ... More


Virgil

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter eight substantiates the claim that Chariton looked to Virgil, adds further evidence to this, and considers conseqences for our general assessment of Narratives about Callirhoe. More parallels ... More


From the Outside Looking in: Roman Culture and Domestic Politics

Liv Mariah Yarrow

in Historiography at the End of the Republic: Provincial Perspectives on Roman Rule

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277544
eISBN:
9780191708022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277544.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the characterization of Rome particularly with reference to her domestic affairs. It also looks at the presentation of Rome's actions outside Italy and progresses from ... More


The World of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Joseph B. Solodow

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807854341
eISBN:
9781469616506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616490_Solodow
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Synthesizing many detailed observations, this book studies the structure of Ovid's poem Metamorphoses, the role of the narrator, Ovid's treatment of myth, and the relationship between Ovid's and ... More


Ab Urbe Condita: Roman History on the Shield of Aeneas

Andreola Rossi

in Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a reading of the shield of Aeneas that shows civil war to be disturbingly present in an artefact announced as a history of Rome's triumphs: civil war fights for space with the ... More


Rulers, Ghosts, and Prophets: Romans in Romantic Opera

Erling Sandmo

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/9780199588541.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Roman history was peripheral to what is usually termed ‘romantic’ opera, i.e., works written between c.1830 and 1900. This chapter, however, insists on seeing musical romanticism as contemporary with ... More


Unforced Marches: A Virgilian Memoir (2007)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Virgil's epic poem Aeneid. It focuses on the chapters concerning the last night of Troy, Dido, and Aeneas and the Underworld. It analyzes various translations of the Aeneid and ... More


The Fountain of Aeneas: Sidney Rewrites the Hypnerotomachia

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

One of Philip Sidney's most striking additions to his revised Arcadia is his description of a not dissimilar setting to the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili's Fountain of Adonis, and his adaptation of ... More


Saucius Infans Baptism and Circumcision

Richard Hillier

in Arator on the Acts of the Apostles: A Baptismal Commentary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198147862
eISBN:
9780191672330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198147862.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A section of the Historia Apostolica provides another example of Arator's treatment of the text of Acts of the Apostles. The passage occupies only four ... More


Dryden's Dido: ‘Somewhat I find within’

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

But it is Dido whose story most exemplifies the ‘opening’ of a secret. ‘Somewhat I find within’, Dryden makes her say of the passion that has been implanted in her by Venus; and the ‘somewhat’ is ... More


Quantum Mutatus ab Illo: Moments of Change and Recognition in Tasso and Milton

Emily Wilson

in Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276301
eISBN:
9780191706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276301.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter suggests that the interactions between characters in two Renaissance epics may hint at how we should read the interactions between Renaissance epic and the various traditions on which it ... More


Sedulius

ROGER P. H. GREEN

in Latin Epics of the New Testament: Juvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284573
eISBN:
9780191713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284573.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Sedulius is a rather shadowy figure, though he himself describes a circle of Christian devotees, probably in Italy, to which he belongs. Almost exactly one hundred years later than Juvencus – this ... More


‘The First Appearance of This Celebrated Capital’; or, What Mr. Barrow Saw in the Land of the Chinaman

Sample Joe

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter may be regarded as a test case for generic mutation through the stages of letter, archive, and published narrative; and for travelogue as diplomacy, with specific political consequences, ... More


The Foundation of Rome

Ausgusto Fraschetti

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621200
eISBN:
9780748651030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621200.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book describes the legends surrounding the origins, foundation, and early history of Rome; the significance the Romans attached to the legends of their origins; and the uses to which they put ... More


‘Now Let us Go into this Blind World’: Dante, Virgil, Homer and T. S. Eliot

Jürgen Pieters

in Speaking With the Dead: Explorations in Literature and History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615889
eISBN:
9780748652020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615889.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the contributions of Dante, Virgil, Homer, and T. S. Eliot in the late Middle Ages and the literature of Antiquity. Virgil's words are open to a different interpretation: in ... More


Introduction: The Voice of Lavinia

John Watkins

in After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707575
eISBN:
9781501708527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707575.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book examines the role of marriage in the formation, maintenance, and disintegration of a premodern European diplomatic society. The argument develops in dialogue with the so-called English ... More


After Rome: Interdynastic Marriage during the First Christian Centuries

John Watkins

in After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707575
eISBN:
9781501708527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707575.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on interdynastic marriage during the first Christian centuries, focusing on three texts: Virgil's Aeneid, Jordanes's Getica, and Paul the Deacon's Historia langobardorum. The ... More


Coluccio Salutati’s Hercules as Vir Perfectus:: Justifying Seneca’s Hercules Furens in De Laboribus Herculis (1378?–1405)

Jane Chance

in Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Coluccio Salutati “Virgilizes” his Boethian hero Hercules in De laboribus Herculis by focusing on his allegorical underworld descents. Reacting to the newly-rediscovered versions of Seneca’s plays ... More


Cristoforo Landino’s “Judgment of Aeneas” in the Disputationes Camaldulenses (1475)

Jane Chance

in Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Cristoforo Landino, whose commentaries on Virgil and Dante were renowned in his day, in a sense combines the oldest of commentary traditions with the newest in his late fifteenth-century readings. ... More


Hamlet's Great Song

Jeffrey Hart

in Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Revival of Higher Education

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087048
eISBN:
9780300130522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087048.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter turns to Shakespeare's Hamlet, a place by design, but as Cambridge scholar E.M.W. Tillyard pointed out: the finest English epic poem in a sequence of five-act history plays rather than ... More


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