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Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Antony Augoustakis and R. Joy Littlewood (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198807742
eISBN:
9780191845567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807742.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The region of Campania with its fertility and volcanic landscape was greatly influential on the Roman cultural imagination. The Bay of Naples was a centre outside the city of Rome, a place of otium, ... More

Cheiron's WayYouthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Justina Gregory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190857882
eISBN:
9780190857912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857882.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the social and ethical formation of selected characters in ancient Greek epic and tragedy. Its point of departure is the claim made by Achilles’ tutor Phoenix, who reminds his ... More

Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Caroline Bishop

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Roman statesman, orator, and author Marcus Tullius Cicero is the embodiment of a classic. His works have been read continuously from antiquity to the present, his style is considered the model ... More

Complex InferioritiesThe Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Sebastian Matzner and Stephen Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814061
eISBN:
9780191851711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814061.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume investigates an important and widespread strategy in Latin literature which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who ... More

Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, Stephen Harrison, and Claire Kenward (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198804215
eISBN:
9780191842412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804215.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Graeco-Roman epic poetry was the staple of the early operatic repertoire and it continues to provide a rich storehouse of themes for contemporary creative artists working in divergent traditions. ... More

Religion and Memory in Tacitus' Annals

Religion and Memory in Tacitus' Annals

Kelly E. Shannon-Henderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198832768
eISBN:
9780191871283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832768.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This study demonstrates the importance of references to religious material in Tacitus’ Annals by analyzing them using cultural memory theory. Throughout his narrative of Julio-Claudian Rome in the ... More

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