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Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Dorota M. Dutsch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ancient scholiasts and modern scholars have long been aware of a specialized feminine vocabulary (terms of endearment, a special word for ‘please’, and interjections) used by the authors of Roman ... More


Introduction: Reading towards the Other

Dorota M. Dutsch

in Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter surveys previous research on feminine speech patterns in Roman comedy and makes the case for a reading based on conversational analysis. This new reading draws upon ... More


Introduction

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction establishes the importance of the assertion by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (c.70–c.130 CE) that the freedman and grammarian Quintus Caecilius Epirota (first century BCE) had started ... More


Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

F. Dominic Longo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275724
eISBN:
9780823277261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275724.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

“Spiritual grammar” is a term coined to identify a genre of religious literature that until now has not been recognized as such. The salient characteristic of this genre is that it makes constant ... More


The Consolidation of Donatism a.d. 337–63

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The half-century that followed the death of Constantine was one of steady development for the Donatist Church, disturbed but not halted by periods of intermittent repression. At the death of ... More


The Birth of the Christian Dragon

Daniel Ogden

in Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 11 follows the Graeco-Roman tradition of drakōn-slaying stories on into the early centuries of hagiography, in which the story-types later to be associated with Saints George and Patrick were ... More


Gerson’s “Moralized” Primer of Spiritual Grammar

F. Dominic Longo

in Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275724
eISBN:
9780823277261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275724.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter is a primer in “spiritual grammar” which provides a close reading of Gerson’s Moralized Grammar(Donatus moralizatus). This theological and literary exposition initiates the reader into ... More


The Fruits of Comparison: Constructing a Theology of Grammar

F. Dominic Longo

in Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275724
eISBN:
9780823277261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275724.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Comparative literary and theological analysis of Qushayrī’s The Grammar of Hearts and Gerson’s Moralized Grammar make possible a fuller description of “spiritual grammar” as a genre, which in turn ... More


By Way of Introduction Back to the Future?: Problems and Potential of Metalepsis avant Genette

Sebastian Matzner

in Metalepsis: Ancient Texts, New Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198846987
eISBN:
9780191881930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846987.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a succinct account of metalepsis in its modern (re-)conceptualization, largely following Genette, both to set the scene for the subsequent chapters and to interrogate the state of ... More


Virgilius Maro Grammaticus, Epistolae and Epitomae, CA. 650

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Epistolae and Epitomae, two grammatical works written by Virgilius Maro grammaticus around 650. Both Epitomae and Epistolae deal with the parts of speech and use obvious ... More


Thierry of Chartres, Prologue to the Heptateuchon; Prologues to Donatus, CA. 1140

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a prologue written around 1140 by Thierry of Chartres for the Heptateuchon as well as his prologues to Donatus. Thierry's Heptateuchon was intended as an encyclopedic anthology ... More


Grammatical Commentaries from The “School” of Ralph of Beauvais, CA. 1165–1175

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses grammatical commentaries from the ‘school’ of Ralph of Beauvais, written around 1165–1175. Ralph of Beauvais was a preeminent authority on grammar and literature who knew and ... More


Commentary on the Barbarismus (attributed to Robert Kilwardby), CA. 1250

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0045
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a commentary on Donatus's Barbarismus, which was attributed to English philosopher and theologian Robert Kilwardby and written around 1250. The commentary deals with the extent ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section explores the ancient traditions of grammar and rhetoric as the foundations of language curricula between ca. 300 and ca. 950. It outlines each discipline and examines their foundational ... More


Aelius Donatus, Ars minor, Ars maior, Life of Virgil, CA. 350

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses three works by Aelius Donatus (ca. 350), a leading figure in late antique and medieval grammar: Ars minor, Ars maior, and Life of Virgil. Consisting of three books, Ars maior ... More


Tiberius Claudius Donatus, Interpretationes Vergilianae, CA. 400

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Tiberius Claudius Donatus's Interpretationes Vergilianae (Interpretations of Virgil), a 1,200-page paraphrase remarkable for its unified scope and written ca. 400. Tib. ... More


The Bishop’s Clergy, 840–1039

Benjamin Brand

in Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The relationships between Tuscan bishops and the chapters of canons resident at their cathedrals shaped the relic cults of these churches. These chapters took as their primary duty the veneration of ... More


Public Drama in the Mass

Benjamin Brand

in Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The public drama of the Mass was a classic “ritual of association” that obscured the often tense relationship between Tuscan bishops and chapters. Before an audience of congregants drawn to the ... More


Introduction

Philomen Probert

in Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 introduces the relationship between Greek and Latin discussions of prosody, beginning with exchanges of ideas that took place between figures such as Cicero, Varro, and the elder Tyrannio ... More


Time and Place

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter first argues that the search to identify the dramatist is futile and then addresses the far richer, but strangely neglected, evidence for the dramatic conventions and stagecraft ... More


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