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Strategies for Promoting Philosophy

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines how Plutarch tries to convince his reader to adopt a more philosophical attitude. In addition to explicit, philosophical statements about how the reader should behave, he ... More


Kephalos in the City

Corinne Ondine Pache

in A Moment’s Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195339369
eISBN:
9780199867134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339369.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Chapter 5 considers what happens to the motif of love between mortals and immortals in the civic and religious contexts of the classical polis, focusing more particularly on the hero Cephalus in ... More


Private Engagement with Civic Death: Portrait Statues, Votive Reliefs, and Wall Paintings

Nathan T. Arrington

in Ashes, Images, and Memories: The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199369072
eISBN:
9780199369096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199369072.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter begins by tracing the contours of an atmosphere of restraint in the fifth century. The community placed social restrictions on personal representation, but it needed leaders, and the ... More


Introduction: Emotion and Norms for Emotion

in Stoicism & Emotion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305578
eISBN:
9780226305202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305202.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

“Stoicism” in today's English means “absence of emotion” and this usage takes for granted that the Stoics of ancient Greece advocated an across-the-board suppression of feeling. The analysis of ... More


Building, Investing, and Displaying on Delos: A History of Third- and Second-Century Monumentalization

Christy Constantakopoulou

in Aegean Interactions: Delos and its Networks in the Third Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787273
eISBN:
9780191829345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787273.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the history of monumentalization of the landscape of Delos, with a focus on the sanctuary. The discussion is structured around the processes of funding. It examines the building ... More


Traditionalism in cult practice from Hellenistic to Roman times in Kameiros

Luigi M. Caliò

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199654130
eISBN:
9780191814747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654130.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The chapter explores the use of traditional cult practices and political roles in the city of Kameiros through the use of epigraphic and archaeological material. The sanctuary at the Acropolis was ... More


Architecture and rituals in the Hellenistic age: The case of the Asklepieion in Kos

Elisabetta Interdonato

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199654130
eISBN:
9780191814747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654130.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Excavated at the beginning of the twentieth century by the German scholar Rudolph Herzog, the Asklepieion of Kos is one of the best known sacred complexes of eastern Greece. Despite its venerable ... More


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