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Pliny the Elder's Natural History: The Empire in the Encyclopedia

Trevor Murphy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262885
eISBN:
9780191719004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262885.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The most important surviving encyclopaedia from the ancient world, Pliny the Elder's Natural History is unparalleled as a guide to the cultural meanings of everyday things in 1st-century Rome. As ... More


Editing the Nation: Classical Scholarship in Greece, c.1930

Constanze Güthenke

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes the example of the Greek classical philologist Ioannis Sykoutris (1901–37) to show the interplay between classical scholarship and national discourses. Sykoutris's controversial ... More


LOCATING TROY

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The first section, “Feeding the Heart: Educating Tennyson,” examines the classical education that Tennyson received at Trinity College, Cambridge, under the influential scholar Connop Thirlwall. ... More


Romantic Scholars and Classical Scholarship: German Readings of Sulpicia

Mathilde Skoie

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates negotiations between the Romantic and the Classical in readings of Latin poetry. More precisely, it analyses German commentaries by Christian Gottlob Heyne, Ludolph Dissen, ... More


Victorian Classics: Sustaining the Study of the Ancient World

Frank M. Turner

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Victorian classical studies. The teaching and knowledge of the Classics in Britain had expanded throughout the Victorian era as the number of ... More


INTRODUCTION: Rapt Oration

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introduction argues that Alfred Tennyson’s conception of “rapt oration” is critical to the understanding of a quartet of his major dramatic monologues, “St. Simeon Stylites,” “Ulysses,” ... More


Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Christopher Brooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the first full-scale look at the essential place of Stoicism in the foundations of modern political thought. Spanning the period from Justus Lipsius's Politics in 1589 to Jean-Jacques ... More


Introduction: Winckelmann and the imagined community of classical scholarship, 1790–1930

Katherine Harloe

in Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter seeks to redirects classicists’ attention to Winckelmann by examining the tradition of panegyric of him that played a central role in the self-representation of German classical ... More


Disciplinary Histories of Classics

Christopher Stray

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses ‘disciplinary histories’, which refer to three different things. First are the published histories of classical scholarship like those of J. E. Sandys, Ulrich von ... More


The Middle Voice: German Classical Scholarship and the Greek Tragic Chorus

Constanze Güthenke

in Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670574
eISBN:
9780191759086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670574.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ‘The Middle Voice: German Classical Scholarship and the Tragic Greek Chorus’, Constanze Güthenke argues that the chorus of Greek tragedy is an important point of identification and reflection for ... More


Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Charles Martindale, Stefano Evangelista, and Elizabeth Prettejohn (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is the first book to address in detail Walter Pater’s important contribution to the study of classical antiquity. Pater is our greatest aesthetic critic. He was also a professional classicist ... More


Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Rosie Wyles and Edith Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first written history of the pioneering women born between the Renaissance and 1913 who played significant roles in the history of classical scholarship. Working in the shadows of ... More


The Enlightenments of Richard Bentley

N. J. S. Hardy

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/2

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668380
eISBN:
9780191804731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668380.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews Richard Bentley: Poetry and Enlightenment, Kristine Haugen's account of Richard Bentley's classical scholarship. Synthesising the history of scholarship and the study of English ... More


In Conclusion: Breaking Down the Boundaries

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter returns to the concept of the translator-as-narrator, summarizing the many different types of translator statements explored in the volume. It argues that the strategies and ... More


Pater as Professional Classicist

Isobel Hurst

in Pater the Classicist: Classical Scholarship, Reception, and Aestheticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198723417
eISBN:
9780191790058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723417.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Pater contributed to the modernization of Classics at Oxford by introducing art and archaeology into the study of ancient literary, historical, and philosophical texts, and by examining myth and ... More


The Greek Gods in Modern Scholarship: Interpretation and Belief in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Germany and Britain

Michael D. Konaris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198737896
eISBN:
9780191801426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737896.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book examines major theories of interpretation of the Greek gods in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century German and British scholarship, and their implications and influence with a primary, ... More


Introduction: Approaches to the Fountain

Edith Hall and Rosie Wyles

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the volume by explaining its genesis in a conference in London in 2012, and the commissioning of new essays to supplement the original papers. It describes the scope, aims, ... More


Introduction

Joshua Billings, Felix Budelmann, and Fiona Macintosh

in Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670574
eISBN:
9780191759086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670574.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The editors’ introduction introduces the volume from different perspectives and for different kinds of readers. In particular it emphasizes: the discrepancy between the prominent socio-cultural roles ... More


Lucan and Humanist Pedagogy

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter forms the first of two within Part One, ‘Contexts of Reading’. It examines the conceptual and cultural frameworks which shaped how Lucan was understood and used by English early modern ... More


Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Katherine Harloe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book contributes to understandings of the history of classical scholarship in eighteenth-century Germany by exploring debates that arose over the work of the classicist and art historian Johann ... More


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