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The Kingdom of PriamLesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

The Kingdom of Priam: Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831983
eISBN:
9780191869808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a regional history of Lesbos and the Troad from the seventh century BC to the first century AD which examines the extent to which this geographical region became politically, ... More

The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey

The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey

Alexander C. Loney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190909673
eISBN:
9780190909703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909673.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first in-depth examination of revenge in the Odyssey. The principal revenge plot of the Odyssey—Odysseus’ surprise return to Ithaca after twenty years away and his vengeance on ... More

Christians in ConversationA Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac

Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac

Alberto Rigolio

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190915452
eISBN:
9780190915483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915452.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac deals with a particular form of writing by Christians in late antiquity, the prose dialogue. To study late antique ... More

Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Declamation—the practice of training young men to speak in public by setting them to compose and deliver speeches on fictional legal cases—was central to the Greek and Roman educational systems over ... More

Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast AsiaPeripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Su Fang Ng

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

No figure has had a more global impact than Alexander the Great, whose legends have encircled the globe and been translated into a dizzying multitude of languages, from Indo-European and Semitic to ... More

Narratology

Narratology

Genevieve Liveley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the extraordinary contribution that classical poetics has made to twentieth- and twenty-first-century theories of narrative. Its aim is not to argue that modern narratologies ... More

The Qur'an and Late AntiquityA Shared Heritage

The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Angelika Neuwirth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Qurʾan and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage, the culminating summary of the work of the most prominent German scholar of the Qurʾan, provides an original introduction to the Qurʾan against the ... More

Antiquities Beyond Humanism

Antiquities Beyond Humanism

Emanuela Bianchi, Sara Brill, and Brooke Holmes (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198805670
eISBN:
9780191843624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805670.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Countering an unflagging modernist infatuation with the new, Antiquities beyond Humanism maps out the ground for a richer and more sustained encounter with Greco-Roman antiquity, excavating an ... 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

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

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