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BoudicaWarrior Woman of Roman Britain

Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Caitlin C. Gillespie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

In AD 60/61, Rome almost lost the province of Britain to a woman. Boudica, wife of the client king Prasutagus, fomented a rebellion that proved catastrophic for Camulodunum (Colchester), Londinium ... More

Breaking the SurfaceAn Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Doug Bailey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book is the first monograph-length attempt at a new way to engage the past: art/archaeology. Taking as its focus the excavation and interpretation of pit-houses in Neolithic Europe, the book ... More

Childhood and the ClassicsBritain and America, 1850-1965

Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the childhood reception of classical antiquity in Britain and the United States over a century-long period beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, with a focus on two genres of ... More

Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Alexander O'Hara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

From 550 to 750 monastic culture became more firmly entrenched in Western Europe. The role of monasteries and their relationship to the social world around them was transformed during this period as ... More

Emperors and UsurpersAn Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History

Emperors and Usurpers: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History

Andrew G. Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190879594
eISBN:
9780190879624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879594.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This historical commentary examines books 79(78)–80(80) of Cassius Dio’s Roman History, which cover the period from the death of Caracalla in 217 B.C. to the reign of Severus Alexander and Cassius ... More

Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman EmpireCivil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Adrastos Omissi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198824824
eISBN:
9780191863516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824824.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first history of civil war in the later Roman Empire to be written in English. It advances the thesis that civil war was endemic to the later Empire (third to fifth centuries AD) and ... More

Eros at DuskAncient Wedding and Love Poetry

Eros at Dusk: Ancient Wedding and Love Poetry

Katherine Wasdin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190869090
eISBN:
9780190869120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869090.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book analyzes the relationship between wedding poetry and love poetry in the ancient world. By treating both Greek and Latin texts, it offers an innovative and wide-ranging discussion of the ... More

Homer and the Poetics of Hades

Homer and the Poetics of Hades

George Alexander Gazis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198787266
eISBN:
9780191829338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787266.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines Homer’s use of Hades as a poetic resource. By portraying Hades as a realm where vision is not possible, Homer creates a unique poetic environment where social constraints and ... More

Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World'A Fragment of Time'

Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time'

Maureen Carroll

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199687633
eISBN:
9780191841804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687633.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The book is a comprehensive study of infancy and earliest childhood in a cultural overview encompassing the entirety of the Roman Empire. It brings together some of the most recent discoveries and ... More

Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus

Alexander O'Hara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190858001
eISBN:
9780190858032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858001.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Jonas of Bobbio, writing in the mid-seventh century, was not only a major Latin monastic author but also a historic figure in his own right. Born in the ancient Roman town of Susa in the foothills of ... More

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