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Domesticating EmpireEgyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book is the first contextually oriented monograph on Egyptian imagery from Roman households. The author uses case studies from Flavian Pompeii to investigate the close association between ... More

The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810865
eISBN:
9780191848001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810865.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the process of canonization of Greek lyric, as well as the textual transmission, and preservation of the lyric poems from the archaic period through to their emergence from the ... More

Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190280536
eISBN:
9780190280550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280536.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Eurydice (c. 410–340s BCE) played a part in the public life of ancient Macedonia, the first royal Macedonian woman known to have done so. She was the wife of Amyntas III, the mother of Philip II (and ... More

Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Maria Kanellou, Ivana Petrovic, and Chris Carey (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198836827
eISBN:
9780191873836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836827.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume sheds new light on the evolution of Greek epigram from the Hellenistic up to the early Byzantine era. It is concerned not with the work of individual authors but with the complexities of ... More

Myths of the Underworld in Contemporary CultureThe Backward Gaze

Myths of the Underworld in Contemporary Culture: The Backward Gaze

Judith Fletcher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198767091
eISBN:
9780191821288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767091.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Stories of a visit to the realm of the dead and a return to the upper world are among the oldest narratives in European literature, beginning with Homer’s Odyssey and extending to contemporary ... More

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