Edited by Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania and Ineke Sluiter, Leiden University, with the assistance of Bob Corthals
Valuing Landscape explores how physical environments affected the cultural imagination of Greco-Roman Antiquity. It demonstrates the values attached to mountains, the underworld, sacred landscapes, and battlefields, and the evaluations of locale connected with migration, exile, and travel.
Aristophanes and His Tragic Muse considers the opposition of comedy and tragedy in 5th century Athens and its effect on the drama of Aristophanes. The study examines tragedy’s focus on necessity and a quest for meaning as a complement to a neglected but critical element in Athenian comedy,...
Through intensive surveys of three fortifications in late Roman Greece, Frey reveals the untapped potential of spolia in demonstrating the critical role played by non-elites in bringing about the architectural and social changes that mark the end of classical antiquity.
This book offers a discussion of the representation of the fields of philosophy, sophistry, and rhetoric in the orations of the philosophical orator Maximus of Tyre (2nd century CE) and twelve other intellectuals from the Roman Empire.
Edited by Andrew Faulkner, University of Waterloo and Owen Hodkinson, University of Leeds
Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns examines the forms and functions of narratives in Ancient Greek hymns, in the contexts of the hymn genre and the development of ancient Greek narrative literature.
Edward M. Anson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek Among Macedonians (2nd edition) updates the original work in light of a decade of scholarly activity and presents much new analysis influenced by this continuing scholarship on this particular Successor of Alexander the Great.