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Roman Patchwork Families: Surrogate Parenting, Socialization, and the Shaping of Tradition

Ann-Cathrin Harders

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In Republican Rome, it was a father's task to instruct his son and turn him into a worthy representative of his family. However, social reality did not confirm the picture of an exclusive ... More


Atheism under Cover: Esoteric Communication on Hume's Title Pages

Paul Russell

in The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195110333
eISBN:
9780199872084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110333.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Both the epigrams that Hume uses on the title‐pages of the Treatise of Human Nature are very significant and reveal his freethinking and irreligious aims and intentions.. More specifically, the ... More


With the Same Voice: Oratory as a Transitional Space

Yelena Baraz

in A Written Republic: Cicero's Philosophical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153322
eISBN:
9781400842162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153322.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Cicero’s use of oratory as a means of establishing a connection between his subject matter, philosophy, and traditional public life. The emphasis is on the connection between ... More


‘Certain gentlemen say…’: Cicero, Cato, and the Debate on the Validity of Clodius’ Laws

Kit Morrell

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the nature and significance of a debate between Cicero and Cato in 56 BC over the repeal of Clodius’ tribunician laws. By combining close attention to the evidence of Plutarch ... More


Appropriations of Cicero and Cato in the Making of American Civic Identity

Barbara Lawatsch Melton

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the emergence of Cicero and Cato as iconic figures in eighteenth-century America and their reception in the early republic and antebellum era, focusing on their role in the ... More


The Pharsalia and the Loss of Nostos

Timothy A. Joseph

in Thunder and Lament: Lucan on the Beginnings and Ends of Epic

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197582145
eISBN:
9780197582176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197582145.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter builds on the understanding of nostos as a binding master trope in the Odyssey, and as an end accomplished by hero (Odysseus) and poet (Homer) alike. It argues that Lucan crafts the ... More


A Surprise from Cato (Pompey 54.5–9)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In two Lives, Plutarch gives a detailed treatment of how Pompey became sole consul in 52 BC. The rhythmically dense account in the Life of Pompey can be compared in detail with the looser account in ... More


Brutus and His Mirrors (Brutus 10.4–6, 13.7–10, 29.2–3, 40.7–8)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter and the next look at the Life of Brutus. This chapter looks at all the passages in the Life which display rhythmic density by the criteria given in ch. 3. Notably, they do not appear at ... More


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