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Intertextual Journeys

Cillian O’Hogan

in Prudentius and the Landscapes of Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198749226
eISBN:
9780191813412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749226.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter explores the intertextual aspect of literary journeys. Late antique descriptions of journeys are as much indebted to the literary tradition as they are to ‘lived’ experience on the part ... More


Urban Space and Roman History

Cillian O’Hogan

in Prudentius and the Landscapes of Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198749226
eISBN:
9780191813412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749226.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A treatment of the representation of the city in the works of Prudentius, especially in the Peristephanon and the Contra orationem Symmachi. Following a survey of early Christian ideas about the ... More


Describing Art

Cillian O’Hogan

in Prudentius and the Landscapes of Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198749226
eISBN:
9780191813412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749226.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Prudentius expresses considerable unease about the appropriateness of paintings at martyr sites as a reliable means of conveying information about the cult of the saints. He attempts to control the ... More


Ambrosian Imitation in Sedulius and Prudentius

Brian P. Dunkle, SJ

in Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198788225
eISBN:
9780191830181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788225.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

The chapter traces the sophisticated reception of these techniques in Sedulius’s morning hymn, “A Solis Ortus Cardine,” before treating Prudentius, especially in his Cathemerinon and Peristephanon, ... More


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