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The Great and the Marvellous

Jessica Priestley

in Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture: Literary Studies in the Reception of the Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653096
eISBN:
9780191766459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653096.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the distinctiveness of Herodotus' interest in the wondrous and the peculiarities of the rhetoric he employs in describing wonders, through comparisons with Thucydides and ... More


Epilogue: The Fall of the Ancient Capitol

Jason Moralee

in Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The epilogue traces the afterlife of the Capitoline Hill’s late antique history, the unresolved tension between the valuation and devaluation of the Capitol’s multiplying and variegated histories ... More


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