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Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial ThermaeMessages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Across the Roman Empire, ubiquitous archaeological, art historical, and literary evidence attests to the significance of bathing for Romans’ daily routines. Given the importance of bathing to the ... More

In the Orbit of LoveAffection in Ancient Greece and Rome

In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

David Konstan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about love in the classical world – not erotic passion but the kind of love that binds together intimate members of a family and very close friends, but which may also be extended to ... More

Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Simon Hornblower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This book is an original, accessibly written, contribution to Roman and Hellenistic history. Its subject is a long (1474-line) ancient Greek poem, Lykophron’s Alexandra, probably written about 190 ... More

Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Marco Formisano and Christina Shuttleworth Kraus (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In recent years the discipline of classics has been experiencing a profound transformation, which affects not only methodologies and hermeneutic practices (i.e. how classicists read and interpret ... More

Shaping the Geography of EmpireMan and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

Shaping the Geography of Empire: Man and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

Katherine Clarke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820437
eISBN:
9780191860270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820437.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a book about the multiple worlds that Herodotus creates in his narrative. The constructed landscape in Herodotus’ work incorporates his literary representation of the natural world from the ... More

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