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Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Laura Eastlake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198833031
eISBN:
9780191871351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity examines Victorian receptions of ancient Rome from the French Revolution to the First World War, with a specific focus on how those receptions were deployed to ... More

Aristotle's Lost Homeric ProblemsTextual Studies

Aristotle's Lost Homeric Problems: Textual Studies

Robert Mayhew

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834564
eISBN:
9780191872662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834564.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume consists of a set of studies focused on various aspects of a relatively neglected subject: a lost work of Aristotle entitled Homeric Problems. Most of the evidence for this lost work ... More

Kinship in Ancient AthensAn Anthropological Analysis

Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

S. C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198788249
eISBN:
9780191830204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788249.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The book covers Athenian kinship from Drakon and Solon to Menander (with some references to later developments). It uses a wide range of sources: epigraphic, literary/forensic, and archaeological. It ... More

Laughter on the FringesThe Reception of Old Comedy in the Imperial Greek World

Laughter on the Fringes: The Reception of Old Comedy in the Imperial Greek World

Anna Peterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697099
eISBN:
9780190697129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697099.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines the impact that Athenian Old Comedy had on Greek writers of the Imperial era. It is generally acknowledged that Imperial-era Greeks responded to Athenian Old Comedy in one of two ... More

Orphic Traditions and the Birth of the Gods

Orphic Traditions and the Birth of the Gods

Dwayne A. Meisner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190663520
eISBN:
9780190663551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663520.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Orphic Tradition and the Birth of the Gods is a literary history that attempts to reconstruct the fragments of four theogonies that were attributed to the legendary singer Orpheus: the Derveni, ... More

Roman Receptions of Sappho

Roman Receptions of Sappho

Thea S. Thorsen and Stephen Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829430
eISBN:
9780191867958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829430.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Sappho, a towering figure in Western culture, is an exemplary case in the history of classical receptions. There are three prominent reasons for this. Firstly, Sappho is associated with some of the ... More

Servilia and her Family

Servilia and her Family

Susan Treggiari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829348
eISBN:
9780191867927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829348.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Servilia is often cited as one of the most influential women of the late Roman Republic. Though she was a high-born patrician, her grandfather died disgraced and her controversial father was killed ... More

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