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Reflections in a Serpent's Eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Micaela Janan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556922
eISBN:
9780191721021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556922.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ovid's extraordinary story of Thebes' founding and bloody unravelling spans Books 2 and 3 of his epic poem, the Metamorphoses. His bizarre refractions of the well‐ordered community mirror Ovid's own ... More


Introduction

Ryan Boehm

in City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction highlights the two observations that underlie the book: first, a major feature of the intense power struggles that characterized the formation of the Hellenistic states was the ... More


City-Building or Writing?: How Aeneas and Prince Shōtoku Made Rome and Japan

Wiebke Denecke

in Classical World Literatures: Sino-Japanese and Greco-Roman Comparisons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199971848
eISBN:
9780199346134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971848.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The indebtedness to China and Greece was inscribed into the profile of symbolic founding figures of the Japanese and Roman state. Some legends make Aeneas ethnically Greek, and Prince Shôtoku was ... More


Tyrannosiculus Rex

Christopher de Lisle

in Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with Agathokles’ rulership and self-representation, arguing that the adoption of the title of king or basileus did not mark a fundamental rupture in Agathokles’ reign and rulership ... More


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