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The Anatomy of Dance DiscourseLiterary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

Karin Schlapbach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198807728
eISBN:
9780191845543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807728.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book makes an original contribution to the newly thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman performance and dance studies. It offers a better grasp of ancient perceptions and conceptualizations ... More

Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Daniel King

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810513
eISBN:
9780191847776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810513.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Much of the Western intellectual tradition’s interest in pain can be traced back to Greek material. This book investigates one theme in the interest in physical pain in Greek culture under the Roman ... More

GrattiusHunting an Augustan Poet

Grattius: Hunting an Augustan Poet

Steven J. Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789017
eISBN:
9780191831010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789017.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Grattius’ Cynegetica, a Roman didactic poem on hunting with dogs, is the author’s only surviving work, though it reaches us now in an incomplete form. Thanks to a passing reference by Ovid in his ... More

Ovid's HomerAuthority, Repetition, Reception

Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Barbara Boyd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is the first extended modern study of the Latin poet Ovid’s Homeric intertextuality. Ovid’s relationship with the Homeric poems is shown to be neither occasional nor simply incidental; ... More

Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam

Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam

Alain George and Andrew Marsham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190498931
eISBN:
9780190498955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498931.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, ruled over the largest empire that the world had seen, stretching from Spain in the west to the Indus Valley and Central Asia in the east. They played a ... More

Roman ErrorClassical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

Basil Dufallo (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198803034
eISBN:
9780191841774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803034.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

In the eyes of posterity, ancient Rome is deeply flawed, whether because of political corruption or imperial domination, the practice of slavery or religious intolerance, sexual immorality or other ... More

Rome's Holy MountainThe Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Jason Moralee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Rome’s Capitoline Hill was the smallest of the Seven Hills of Rome. Yet in the long history of the Roman state it was the empire’s holy mountain. The hill was the setting of many of Rome’s most ... More

Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World

Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World

Andrew Wilson and Alan Bowman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198790662
eISBN:
9780191833175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790662.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This interdisciplinary volume presents nineteen chapters by Roman historians and archaeologists, discussing trade in the Roman Empire in the period c.100 BC to AD 350, and in particular the role of ... More

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