Edited by Koen De Temmerman, Ghent University and Evert van Emde Boas, University of Oxford
This is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative. The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors from Homer to Heliodorus.
By Richard W. Westall, Pontificia Università Gregoriana
In Caesar's Civil War: Historical Reality and Fabrication Westall offers an innovative approach to Caesar’s Bellum Civile that combines literary analysis of the Latin text with a concern for the socio-economic history of the Roman empire.
Edited by Herbert Bannert, University of Vienna and Nicole Kröll
Nonnus of Panopolis has an outstanding position in ancient literature being at the same time a pagan and a Christian author. The book covers literary and cultural aspects of Nonnus’ poetry, the Dionysiaca and the Paraphrasis of the Gospel of St. John.
Edited by Lucia Cecchet Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz and Anna Busetto
The volume provides a collection of studies on citizenship in the Graeco-Roman world and the political and philosophical reflection on it. It encourages the reader to complement the traditional institutional approach to citizenship with a broader perspective.
Edited by Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas, University of Granada
Rhetorical Strategies in Late Antique Literature: Images, Metatexts and Interpretation offers new and penetrating insights into the rhetorical nature of a selection of works from the fourth and fifth centuries, with the intent of providing innovative interpretations that firmly situate these...
Edited by Radcliffe G. Edmonds III Bryn Mawr College & Pierre Destrée Université catholique de Louvain
Plato and the Power of Images addresses ways Plato has used images and the ways to understand their status as images, particularly how an image resembles what it represents and how to avoid mistaking that image for what it represents.
Edited by T.C.A. de Haas Research and Training Group 1878: the Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economie, University of Cologne, Groningen Institute of Archaeology, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and G.W. Tol Groningen Institute of Archaeology, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne
The papers in The Economic Integration of Roman Italy use various archaeological data, particularly recent field survey and excavation data, to explore the changes Rome’s territorial and economic expansion brought about in the Italian countryside.
Authorship and Greek Song offers critical discussions of the concept of authorship in archaic Greek poetry. Its chapters explore the issue of authority (of poet-author and/or performer) and the transition from song (performed) to poem (read).