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Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Aulus Gellius originated the modern use of ‘classical’ and ‘humanities’. His Attic Nights, so named because they began as the intellectual pastime of winter evenings spent in a villa outside Athens, ... More


“A Pure World of Signs”: Language and Empire

Daniel S. Richter

in Cosmopolis: Imagining Community in Late Classical Athens and the Early Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199772681
eISBN:
9780199895083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772681.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines how early imperial intellectuals thought about Atticism and how the early imperial elite used language and in particular literary Atticism to create a model of the unity of the ... More


Aiolian Kinship: xyngeneia and Relatedness in the Mytilene and the Plataia Episodes

Maria Fragoulaki

in Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697779
eISBN:
9780191758386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Aiolian communities and two interrelated episodes in the History: firstly, the first revolt of the island of Lesbos in the North-Eastern Aegean; and, secondly, the episode of ... More


Introduction

Morwenna Ludlow

in Art, Craft, and Theology in Fourth-Century Christian Authors

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198848837
eISBN:
9780191883217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848837.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Christian authors, like their classical forbears, compare writing to painting. This chapter explores the implications of this analogy, especially relating to the concept of mimēsis—representation, ... More


Getting Over Athens: Re-Writing Hellenicity in the of Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Nicolas Wiater

in The Hellenistic Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198748472
eISBN:
9780191811098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748472.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the ambivalent image of Classical Athens in Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ Roman Antiquities. This image reflects a deep-seated ambiguity of Dionysius’ Classicist ideology: on the ... More


Introduction

Anna Peterson

in Laughter on the Fringes: The Reception of Old Comedy in the Imperial Greek World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697099
eISBN:
9780190697129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697099.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As prelude to the discussions of the six chapters that follow, this introduction gives an overview of the evidence for the accessibility of Old Comedy—beyond Aristophanes’s extant plays—during the ... More


Demosthenes

Caroline Bishop

in Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Cicero’s most successful co-option of a Greek figure, Demosthenes. Cicero primarily associated Demosthenes with his Philippics, in which he painted himself as an opponent to ... More


Damophon of Messene in the Ionian coast of Greece: Making, re-making, and updating cult statues in the second century BC

Milena Melfi

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199654130
eISBN:
9780191814747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654130.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter consists of a reassessment of the activity and chronology of the Messenian sculptor Damophon arguably the best-known sculptor of the Hellenistic period. It evaluates his role as a public ... More


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