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Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

No issue in scholarship on the ancient novel has been discussed as hotly as the origin of the Greek love novel, also known as the ‘ideal’ novel. The present book proposes a new solution to this old ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Ruth Glasner

in Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567737
eISBN:
9780191721472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567737.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The three turning points that were studied in chapters 6‐8 are facets of a major turning point in Averroes' thought that led to the consolidation of his ‘Aristotelian atomism’. Chapter 9 examines the ... More


The Argument From Relatives

Timothy Clarke

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644384
eISBN:
9780191743344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644384.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In his commentary on Metaphysics A 9 Alexander of Aphrodisias describes a number of Platonist arguments for Forms, drawing upon Aristotle's now lost work Peri ideȏn. The chapter is a detailed ... More


Chariton of Aphrodisias

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/9780199576944.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter two discusses selected aspects of Chariton's hometown, Aphrodisias, which might have been relevant to the invention of a new form of writing: the massive building programme in the city‐centre ... 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


Conclusion

Michael Frede

in A Free Will: Origins of the Notion in Ancient Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268487
eISBN:
9780520948372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268487.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the emergence of the notion of free will in antiquity. It concludes that the notion of a free will first arises in late Stoicism in ... More


Municipal Imperial Cults: Two Case Studies

Steven J. Friesen

in Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131536
eISBN:
9780199834198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131533.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Closer scrutiny of two well‐documented temples adds nuance to the survey in the preceding chapter. The Sebasteion at Aphrodisias and the Augusteion at Ephesos show the diversity that is included in ... More


Working With Myth

Steven J. Friesen

in Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131536
eISBN:
9780199834198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131533.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The inherent instability of Revelation's cosmology was mitigated to some extent by John's use of myth. John established an east Mediterranean ethos for the congregations through his use of the combat ... More


Defacing the Gods at Aphrodisias

R.R.R. Smith

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The cities of the late antique Mediterranean were full of monumental images of the Olympian gods. This chapter is a case study of the Christian adjustments made to the display of marble reliefs in ... More


The Late Stratum of the Long Commentary

Ruth Glasner

in Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567737
eISBN:
9780191721472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567737.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The late stratum of the long commentary consists of edited or rewritten passages. Characteristic of the late stratum are: (1) a particular interest in the work of Alexander of Aphrodisias, (2) a ... More


Stoic Themes in Peripatetic Sources?

Inna Kupreeva

in God and Cosmos in Stoicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556144
eISBN:
9780191720864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556144.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter presents a brief preliminary survey of several texts which might suggest a close affinity between the Peripatetic and Stoic doctrines of principles. The goal is to see to what extent ... More


What was Aristotle’s concept of logical form?

Benjamin Morison

in Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696482
eISBN:
9780191738036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696482.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This paper argues (contra Timothey Smiley and John Corcoran) that Aristotle did not invent a ‘formal language’ for his syllogistic, and (contra Jonathan Barnes) that Aristotle did not analyse ... More


Nous

Stephen R.L. Clark

in Aristotle's Man: Speculations upon Aristotelian Anthropology

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245162
eISBN:
9780191680847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245162.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter makes use of Buddhist and Neo-Confucian parallels: ‘there is a universal mind in which all sages participate, be they from east, south, west or north, past or future’. It hopes that it ... More


The Age of Synthesis

R. J. Hankinson

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246564
eISBN:
9780191597572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246564.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter, Hankinson discusses the origins of syncretism, or the growing convergence of Platonism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism, focusing mainly on the Old Academy Platonists Speusippus and ... More


A Later Stoic Theory of Compatibilism

Susanne Bobzien

in Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247677
eISBN:
9780191597091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247676.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Central passages: Alexander of Aphrodisias On Fate 181–3, 189, 192, 205, Nemesius On Human Nature 105.6–106.13; Although in the first three centuries AD there were several Stoic theories of fate in ... More


Attitudes to Logic

A. C. Lloyd

in The Anatomy of Neoplatonism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238065
eISBN:
9780191597916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238061.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Examines the role played by the Aristotelian logic in Neoplatonic philosophers. To start with, it is remarked that Aristotelian Organon was regarded not only as a corpus of logical texts but also as ... More


Zeno's Paradox of Place

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Eudemus and Alexander of Aphrodisias provide valuable evidence for the reconstruction of what Zeno's paradox of place is. Everything is somewhere: so places are in a place, which is in turn in a ... More


Becoming a Client

CLAUDE EILERS

in Roman Patrons of Greek Cities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248483
eISBN:
9780191714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248483.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines what forms personal patronage took in Rome and how patronage of cities relates to them. Personal patronage in Rome can be divided into two categories — patronage of freedmen and ... More


Pythagoreanism: emerging from the Presocratic fog Pythagoreanism: emerging from the Presocratic fog Metaphysics A 5

Malcolm Schofield

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Pythagoreans are presented by Aristotle in Chapter 5 as a sort of bridge between the physicists and the Platonists. They resemble the physicists in treating their principles as material, although ... More


Second Thoughts on Second Names in Aphrodisias1

Chaniotis Angelos

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

When Aphrodisian inscriptions contain long sequences of names in the genitive (e.g. Μ(άρκου) Αὐρ(ηλίου) Ζηνοβίου τετράκις τοῦ Ζηνοβίου τοῦ Ἀρτεμιδώρου Ἐπαφροδείτου) it is not clear to whom we should ... More


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