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Introduction: Character, techniques of characterization, and the ancient Greek novel

Koen De Temmerman

in Crafting Characters: Heroes and Heroines in the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686148
eISBN:
9780191766381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686148.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction presents and contextualizes the corpus of texts and situates this book in both classical scholarship and modern literary theory. It offers a state of the art in both fields, ... More


Aristotle

Caroline Bishop

in Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Cicero’s adaptation of Aristotle in his rhetorical works. Cicero considered Aristotle a somewhat remote figure, and associated him with times of political withdrawal and intense ... More


Introduction: Economy Before Christ

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Introduction (Economy Before Christ) complements and brings into dialogue Hannah Arendt’s and Michel Foucault’s critical inquiries into the genealogy of the modern human condition and thereby ... More


Demosthenes

Caroline Bishop

in Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Cicero’s most successful co-option of a Greek figure, Demosthenes. Cicero primarily associated Demosthenes with his Philippics, in which he painted himself as an opponent to ... More


Taking the Bitter with the Sweet

Mary Carruthers

in The Experience of Beauty in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590322
eISBN:
9780191804540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590322.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the meanings attached to the Latin adjectives dulcis and suavis. It argues that despite the efforts of historical linguists to rationalize their various uses, dulcis and suavis ... More


Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation

Neil W. Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199964116
eISBN:
9780199346042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964116.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Major Declamations are a collection of nineteen full-length Latin speeches attributed in antiquity to the rhetorician Quintilian, but most likely composed by a group of authors in the second and ... More


Crafting Characters: Heroes and Heroines in the Ancient Greek Novel

Koen De Temmerman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199686148
eISBN:
9780191766381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686148.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Despite the resurgence of interest in representations of character in literary studies generally and Classical studies in particular, and despite the goldrush towards ancient fiction in the last two ... More


The Orator Demades: Classical Greece Reimagined Through Rhetoric

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517826
eISBN:
9780197517857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517826.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first monograph in English about Demades, an influential Athenian politician from the fourth century B.C. An orator whose fame outlived him for hundreds of years, he was an ... More


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