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ParacomedyAppropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Craig Jendza

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190090937
eISBN:
9780190090968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090937.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy is the first book that examines how ancient Greek tragedy engages with the genre of comedy. While scholars frequently study paratragedy (how ... More

Empire of the Black SeaThe Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World

Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World

Duane W. Roller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190887841
eISBN:
9780197500552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887841.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Existing from the early third century BC to 63 BC, the Mithridatic kingdom of Pontos was one of the most powerful entities in the Mediterranean world. Under a series of vigorous kings and queens, it ... More

Mapping the AfterlifeFrom Homer to Dante

Mapping the Afterlife: From Homer to Dante

Emma Gee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190670481
eISBN:
9780190670511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670481.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book is a tour of afterlife landscapes from Homer to Dante. It argues that the topography of the afterlife in Greek and Roman tradition, and in Dante, reflects the state of “scientific” ... More

The God of RomeJupiter in Augustan Poetry

The God of Rome: Jupiter in Augustan Poetry

Julia Hejduk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190607739
eISBN:
9780190607753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Inspiring reverence and blasphemy, combining paternal benignity with sexual violence, transcendent universality with tribal chauvinism, Jupiter represents both the best and the worst of ancient ... More

Roman SeasA Maritime Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Economies

Roman Seas: A Maritime Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Economies

Justin Leidwanger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190083656
eISBN:
9780190083687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083656.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an archaeological analysis of maritime economy and connectivity in the Roman east. That seafaring was fundamental to prosperity under Rome is beyond doubt, but a tendency to view the ... More

Digital CitiesBetween History and Archaeology

Digital Cities: Between History and Archaeology

Maurizio Forte and Helena Murteira (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190498900
eISBN:
9780190498924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498900.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The guiding premise of this book is the role of the study of the city, its display and dissemination, in the information network of digital cities. A collection of essays on the ways the city can now ... More

The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History

The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History

Andrew Chittick

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190937546
eISBN:
9780190937577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937546.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This work offers a sweeping reassessment of the Jiankang Empire (third to sixth centuries CE), known as the Chinese “Southern Dynasties.” It shows how, although one of the medieval world’s largest ... More

How Dead Languages Work

How Dead Languages Work

Coulter H. George

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198852827
eISBN:
9780191887116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852827.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What could a Greek poet or Roman historian say in their language that’s lost in translation? After all, different languages have different personalities, and this is especially clear with languages ... More

The Emergence of Subjectivity in the Ancient and Medieval WorldAn Interpretation of Western Civilization

The Emergence of Subjectivity in the Ancient and Medieval World: An Interpretation of Western Civilization

Jon Stewart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198854357
eISBN:
9780191888632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854357.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This work represents a combination of different genres: cultural history, philosophical anthropology, and textbook. It follows a handful of different but interrelated themes through more than a dozen ... More

In the Path of ConquestResistance to Alexander the Great

In the Path of Conquest: Resistance to Alexander the Great

Waldemar Heckel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190076689
eISBN:
9780197501146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076689.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers a fresh insight into the conquests of Alexander the Great by attempting to view the events of 336–323 from the vantage point of the defeated. The extent, and form, of the resistance ... More

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