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Pericles’ Calculated Risk

Paul A. Rahe

in Sparta's Second Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242621
eISBN:
9780300255751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242621.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter talks about Thucydides, son of Olorus, who provided the narrative of the great war between the Athenians and the Peloponnesians. It discusses the civil strife that had erupted at ... More


Double Vision: Plautus’s Menaechmi and Rome’s Nascent Empire

Basil Dufallo

in Disorienting Empire: Republican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571781
eISBN:
9780197571811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571781.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 centers on a reading of Plautus’s Menaechmi, the quintessential “Comedy of Errors,” both for the repeated misrecognitions that structure its plot and for the recurring physical wanderings ... More


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