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1554–1560: Twilight

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Although embattled, Melanchthon continued to defend evangelical free will until his death in 1560. In the twilight of his career, he wrote the expanded and revised Latin version of the Examination of ... More


Beyond Pastoral? Generic Pressures in Vergil's Eclogues

S.J. Harrison

in Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203581
eISBN:
9780191708176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203581.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Eclogues is examined as a collection extending the bounds of Hellenistic pastoral, partly on the model of the Theocritean collection. Particular emphasis is laid on Eclogues 4, 6, and 10, where ... More


Immunophenotyping of Avian Lymphocytes: Implications and Future for Understanding Disease in Birds

Jeanne M. Fair, Kirsten J. Taylor-McCabe, Yulin Shou, and Babetta L. Marrone

in Emerging Avian Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272378
eISBN:
9780520952201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272378.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)T-cell populations can be delineated into subsets based on their expression of cell-surface proteins such as cluster of differentiation (CD) cell surface markers. ... More


Knowledge, Love, and Ecstasy in the Theology of Thomas Gallus

Boyd Taylor Coolman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199601769
eISBN:
9780191773167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

In the southern shadow of the Italian Alps, Thomas Gallus (d. 1246), or Thomas of St. Victor, the last of the great medieval Victorine theologians, spent his last twenty-five years commenting on the ... More


The School of Impudence

W. Martin Bloomer

in The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Between the century of the first teachers (roughly 240–140 bc) and the efflorescence of literary activity in the first centuries bc and ad, a small hint of the variety of Roman schooling is provided ... More


Shaping the city (c. AD 52–60)

Dominic Perring

in London in the Roman World

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198789000
eISBN:
9780191831003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789000.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes how London was rebuilt in a major phase of urban redesign likely to date c. AD 52, perhaps when an earlier supply-base was converted into a city. This involved a significant ... More


Close Encounters: Divine Epiphanies on the Fringes of Latin Love Elegy

Laurel Fulkerson

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/9780198846987.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the metaleptic incursions of deities into various spheres of narrative and acts of narration, focusing on two cases in Latin love elegy. It first sketches some of the key ... More


The Cloud of Unknowing and Related Tracts

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines The Cloud of Unknowing and the texts related to it. The Cloud of Unknowing, attributed to a late fourteenth-century young author, continues the English apophatic tradition. ... More


Virgil’s Eclogues as Meditation

Aaron J. Kachuck

in The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579046
eISBN:
9780197579077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579046.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Virgil’s Eclogues give literary form to Rome’s solitary sphere and make solitude their central social and literary problem. A meditation on Virgil’s use of the verb meditari ... More


The Position of Gallus in Eclogue 6

A. J. Woodman

in From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608652
eISBN:
9780191804649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608652.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes a chronological problem in the Gallus passage involving Silenus' song and suggests the Scaliger–Heyne transposition as a possible solution. Scaliger and Heyne transposed lines ... More


Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Peter J. Heslin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199541577
eISBN:
9780191747113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541577.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops a new interpretation of Propertius’ use of Greek myth and of his relationship to Virgil, working out the implications of a revised relative dating of the two poets’ early works. It ... More


The Lover’s Mockumentary

Peter J. Heslin

in Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199541577
eISBN:
9780191747113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541577.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Propertius’ text is fraught with controversy, and this introductory chapter addresses several contentious issues: the state of his text, his political affiliations, his relationship with Cornelius ... More


Myth and Genre

Peter J. Heslin

in Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199541577
eISBN:
9780191747113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541577.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is a survey of the intertextual significance of myth in the remainder of Propertius’ first book, excluding those poems that engage mainly with Virgil, which are reserved for the next ... More


Between Metz and Überlingen: Columbanus and Gallus in Alamannia

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

After Columbanus was expelled from Luxeuil, he journeyed to Paris and Metz. Theudebert, ruler of Austrasia, proposed that Columbanus found a monastery on the eastern edges of his kingdom. Columbanus ... More


Quicumque sunt rebelles, foras exeant!: Columbanus’s Rebellious Disciple Gallus

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Columbanus is one of the most important figures in Christianization on the Continent in the late sixth and early seventh centuries. His foundations have been well studied, but one of his disciples, ... More


The Roman Poetry Book

Stephanie Ann Frampton

in Empire of Letters: Writing in Roman Literature and Thought from Lucretius to Ovid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190915407
eISBN:
9780190915438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915407.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After discussing the now famous papyrus fragment discovered in 1979 in Lower Nubia and covered with lines of poetry identified with the elegist Cornelius Gallus, this chapter focuses on ... More


The ars rhetorica: An Ovidian remedium for Female furor?

Jacqueline Fabre-Serris

in Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724728
eISBN:
9780191792250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724728.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Ars amatoria 1, Ovid claims that women have a stronger tendency to yield to furor because, unlike men, they are unable to regulate their libido. This text shares many features with Propertius ... More


Polymetry in Late Latin Poems: Some Observations on Its Meaning and Functions

Franca Ela consolino

in The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Latin poetic output of Late Antiquity contains, in addition to polymetric collections, polymetric poems that combine different meters in a single work. Focusing on this particular development of ... More


The Narrator and the Participant: Gallus and Silvanus in Preparation for Julian

Alan J. Ross

in Ammianus' Julian: Narrative and Genre in the Res Gestae

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784951
eISBN:
9780191827174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784951.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 analyses the depiction of two characters in the first extant books, who in similar ways prefigure Julian’s later role in the narrative. The Caesar Gallus in Book 14 and the usurper Silvanus ... More


Egyptian Victories: The Praefectus Aegypti and the Presentation of Military Success in the Age of Augustus

Wolfgang Havener

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The first princeps placed the newly conquered province of Egypt not under a senatorial governor but an equestrian prefect. This constituted a precedent in various respects. Being a new form of ... More


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