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The rain and lightning miracles are the best-known events of Marcus Aurelius' northern wars. Several pagan and Christian versions existed in Antiquity. The author studies and publishes for the first time all the sources and the development of the legend from Antiquity to the 14th century.
Edited by Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen
Edited by Johannes J.L. Smolenaars, Harm-Jan van Dam, and Ruurd R. Nauta
This volume, the outcome of an international symposium on Statius held in Amsterdam in 2005, contains original contributions to the study of Statius' epics (Thebaid and Achilleid) and occasional poetry (Silvae), as well as the reception of both in European literature and scholarship.
edited by Kristoffel Demoen and Danny Praet
In this collection of interpretative essays on Flavius Philostratus’ Vita Apollonii , leading scholars and younger critics make for a combination of methodological continuity and innovation. The wide range of approaches does justice to the text’s high level of literary, historical and ...
Edited by Claude Eilers
This volume of papers offers ten perspectives on the way in which ambassadors, embassies, and the institutional apparatuses supporting them contributed to Roman rule. Understanding Roman diplomatic practices can shed light on a wide variety of historical and cultural trends.
edited by L. de Ligt and S.J. Northwood
Drawing on a rich variety of literary and archaeological data, the twenty chapters of this book explore the implications of competing reconstructions of Italy's demographic history during the Middle and Late Republic. The volume as a whole sheds new light on Italy's economic, social, miltary, ...
Geoffrey C. R. Schmalz
This study is a reference work for the study of Roman Athens: the Epigraphical Catalogue (Part I) represents a supplement to the Inscriptiones Graecae as it pertains to Athens in the Augustan and Julio-Claudian periods; the Prosopographical Catalogue (Part II) offers a prosopography of the ...
Casper C. de Jonge
Dionysius of Halicarnassus has long been regarded as a rather mediocre critic. This book rehabilitates the Greek rhetorician by demonstrating the creative ways in which he integrated theories from different linguistic disciplines into a coherent programme of rhetoric.
edited by Paul McKechnie and Philippe Guillaume
Ptolemy II Philadelphus, second Macedonian king of Egypt (282-246BC), captured intellectual high ground by founding the Alexandrian Library and Museum, and cemented celebrity status by bankrolling his courtesans' endeavours in Olympic chariot-racing. In this book scholars analyse a range of ...
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