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Andreas Heil, Technische Universität Dresden
In four separate studies, Andreas Heil shows that Seneca, in his tragedies Thyestes, Hercules furens, Troas (Troades) and Medea, handles dramatic time less experimentally than has been assumed before. Thus, the survey considerably deepens our understanding of Seneca's dramatic technique. In ...
Christian Laes Free University of Brussels, University of Antwerp, C.F. Goodey The Open University, M. Lynn Rose Truman State University
This is the first volume ever to systematically study the subject of disabilities in the Roman world. The contributors examine the topic from head to toe: mental and intellectual disability, alcoholism, visual impairment, speech disorder, hermaphroditism, monstrous births, mobility problems, ...
Valéry Berlincourt, University of Geneva
Following an overview of their broader tradition, this book analyses in detail the commentaries on Statius’ Thebaid published in the 16th-17th c., with a focus on their interaction with the poem and on the various kinds of exegetical discourse they present. Après un examen d’ensemble de la ...
Edited by George W. M. Harrison, Concordia University, and Vayos Liapis, Open University of Cyprus
Drawing on insights from various disciplines (philology, archaeology, art) as well as from performance and reception studies, this volume shows how a heightened awareness of performance can enhance our appreciation of Greek and Roman theatre.
James Beresford, Lahore University
A comprehensive examination of the effects of the shifting seasons on maritime trade, warfare and piracy during antiquity, this book overturns many long-held assumptions concerning the capabilities of Graeco-Roman ships and sailors.
Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross
This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
Paul J. du Plessis
This book is a fundamental reassessment of one of the most important commercial contracts in Roman law. By drawing on legal and non-legal source material, this book seeks to assess the development of the contract in light of Roman legal thought.
Edited by Elizabeth Minchin
This ninth Orality and Literacy volume considers oral composition, performance, reception, and the mutual interplay between oral performance and written text. Authors under consideration are Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Isocrates, orators of the Second Sophistic, and Proclus. Cross-cultural studies are ...
by Timothy S. Johnson.
By examining the relationship of the iambic tradition with ritual, this book studies how Horace’s Epodes are more than partisan (consolidating Octavian’s victory by projecting hostilities onto powerless others) but a meta-partisan project (forming fractured entities into a diversified unity).
Margarethe Billerbeck und Mario Somazzi
Besides a brief account of the Humanists' editions of the Seneca tragedies in the early 16th century the repertory follows the critical discussion of the text and lists systematically the conjectures recorded since M.A. Delrio (1619) down to the year 2007. Neben einem Überblick über die ...
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