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Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Tony Hunt

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Villon studies have traditionally emphasized the documentary and didactic value of the Testament, concentrating on problems of historical referentiality. It is assumed that the work has a significant ... More


The Inheritance of Historiography 350–900

Christopher Holdsworth and T.P. Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892728
eISBN:
9781781380796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

To what extent did the historians of the early Middle Ages inherit the aims and methods of Greek and Roman historiography? How far were they influenced by classical conventions about literary genre, ... More


The Hand of Augustine: Thought, Memory, and Performative Existence in the Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reintroduces Augustine as a resource for thininking about thinking without the thinking subject by highlighting the role of memory in Augustine, and engaging resources of Talmud ... More


Travel, Suicide, and Self-Construction

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the basic route of the reading of Chrysostom. It shows that the start of 2 Corinthians 1–9 is composed of a rhetorical technique framed to explain failed travel plans. It then ... More


Plutarch: Demosthenes and Cicero

Andrew Lintott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199699711
eISBN:
9780191745164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699711.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Plutarch's Lives have been popular reading from antiquity to the present day, combining engaging biographical detail with a strong underlying moral purpose. The Lives of Demosthenes and Cicero are an ... More


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