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Amplifying Memory: The Bibliotheca Historica of Diodorus Siculus

Jane Griffiths

in John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Skelton's titles give some sense of the views of the poet available to him, and the way in which he redefines them depends not on theory but on his own practice as a writer. This chapter begins with ... More


Semiramis: The Builder of Babylon

Georges Roux

in Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613878
eISBN:
9780748653584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613878.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

At the end of the nineteenth century, the texts originating from excavations in Mesopotamia taught the real history of that country, and it was then that Assyriologists and historians began to ask ... More


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