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Edited by Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen
This book contains a diverse collection of essays on the notion of “Free Speech” in classical antiquity. The essays examine such concepts as “freedom of speech,” “self-expression,” and “censorship,” in ancient Greek and Roman culture from historical, philosophical, and literary perspectives.
The author, who is a specialist on the problems around The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre, makes a pioneer attempt to tackle the question of its origin (Latin or Greek?) systematically. He concludes that a longer Greek original is probable, and that it can be localised in Asia Minor, perhaps ...
Michael von Albrecht
The medium of Seneca's Lebenskunst is language. We first change the meaning of words through philosophical reflection, then ourselves. Rhetorical patterns guide us in constructing an inner world and in defining ourselves. Texts in Latin and in translation document Seneca's seminal role in the ...
The present volume deals with Lucan's epic on the Civil War. It focuses on the main artistic principles of the poem, studying both the underlying history and its poetical reworking by the author.
Edited by C.J. Mackie
This volume is concerned with the way that the spoken word and the written word co-exist and interact in antiquity. Papers deal with different genres from antiquity, from the period of early Greek antiquity through to the Roman world.
Dirk M. Schenkeveld
Edited by Kathryn Lomas
This collection of essays, in honour of Professor B.B. Shefton, provides an innovative exploration of the culture of the Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean, their relations with their non-Greek neigbours, and the evolution of distinctive regional identities.
Michael von Albrecht
Cicero was speaking like everybody, but better than anybody. Far from confining himself to the so-called 'periodic style', Cicero was a master of a thousand shades. This synopsis, followed by examples, shows in detail, why a study of Cicero's style might be rewarding even today.
Joseph A. Almeida
In an interdisciplinary approach, this book examines the meaning of dike or justice in Solon’ political poems from an interpretative perspective provided by the polis idea arising from the work of new classical archaeology.
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