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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 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, ...
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.
Based on the understanding of the term rhetoric that transcends the notion of literary genre, this book offers new answers to the questions of the provenance and the role of the main rhetorical strategies in Lucretius’ De rerum natura.
David H. Conwell
Driven by the proposition that the Athenians would not have relied on the Long Walls when their navy was weak, this comprehensive history of the structures dates each construction phase, examines the walls’ purpose, and chronicles their fluctuating viability.
Edited by J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H.C. Teitler
The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus’ Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).
Edited by Victoria Jennings and Andrea Katsaros
Sixteen international contributors offer the first comprehensive examination of the life, works and reception of Ion of Chios, the prolific and innovative fifth century BC writer (variously prose and poetry) on classical Greek mythology, history and society.
Edited by Craig Cooper
This volume represents the sixth in the series on Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece and Rome. The present work comprises a collection of essays that explore the tensions and controversies that arise as society moves from an oral to literate culture.
J.E. van de Veen
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