Publication year: 2003
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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.
This book is a study of Euripides’ Ion, produced in 412 BC at a period of political crisis in Athens. Through careful analysis of its political, psychological, religious and poetic aspects and use of modern critical theory and recent scholarship on Athenian ethnicity, the Ion emerges as a ...
Edited by Stelios Panayotakis, Maaike Zimmerman and Wytse Keulen
This collection of wide-ranging essays offers a fascinating overview of current scholarly approaches to the ancient novel and related texts. These are discussed in their literary, cultural and social context, and as sources of inspiration for Byzantine and modern fiction.
Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Geerlings und Christian Schulze
This composite volume presents a selection of 13 papers, which examine the (more than just literary) genre of 'commentary' in ancient and medieval times from the perspectives of Classical Philology, Philosophy, Art History, Theology and Medical History. With contributions by Rainer Jakobi, ...
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