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The Lost Theory of Asclepiades of Bithynia

J. T. Vallance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242482
eISBN:
9780191680489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242482.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

An ancient doctor who advocated the therapeutic benefits of wine and passive exercise was bound to be successful. However, Asclepiades of Bithynia did far more than reform much of traditional ... More


Thracian Personal Names and Military Settlements in Hellenistic Bithynia1

Thomas Corsten

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Thracian personal names in military settlements in the Hellenistic region of Bithynia. It analyses the distribution of Thracian names on monuments and inscriptions in the ... More


The city of Rome

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter reviews the history of the city of Rome in relation to malaria, starting with the sack of Rome by the Gauls c.386 BC. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a detailed study of the ... More


Catullus 4 and the Demographics of Late-Republican Alexandrianism

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first part of the third chapter performs a reading of Catullus 4 (the phaselus poem) that highlights the vital role that Greek-speaking immigrants from Bithynia and elsewhere in Asia Minor, many ... More


The Justice of Trajan in Pliny Epistles 10 and Plutarch

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter it is shown that study of Pliny’s artful correspondence with Trajan (Epistles 10) and Plutarch’s statements reveals that Plutarch shared the ideology of the just ruler articulated by ... More


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