Edited by James Ker, Unversity of Pennsylvania and Christoph Pieper, Leiden University
Valuing the Past in the Greco-Roman World is a collaboration between scholars working on diverse areas and periods of ancient Greco-Roman culture. The volume addresses literary and material evidence for ancient notions of valuing (or disvaluing) the deep past.
László Török, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Archaeological Institute
In Herodotus in Nubia László Török offers a revision of the current Egyptological and source critical assessment of Herodotus' passages on Nubia, i.e. the Aithiopia of Greek tradition, and discusses their function in the actual narrative contexts into which they are inserted.
The essays in Between Orality and Literacy address how oral and literature practices intersect. Their topics range from Homer and Hesiod to the New Testament and Gaius’ Institutes, from epic poetry and drama to vase painting, historiography, mythography, and the philosophical letter.
Edited by Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Flavian Poetry and its Greek Past examines the intimate literary affiliation between the Flavian poets (Martial, Silius Italicus, Statius, and Valerius Flaccus) and their Greek literary predecessors, as well as its meaning within the socio-cultural context of the Flavian age.
The Roman Empire of the Principate may be understood as a consortium of communities bound together by ties that were institutional and personal. Civic patrons played a central role in that process by which subjects became citizens.
Brenda Griffith-Williams, University College London
In A Commentary on Selected Speeches of Isaios, Brenda Griffith-Williams offers a fresh insight, accessible to non-Greek readers, into four disputed inheritance cases from the Athenian courts in the 4th century B.C.
Edited by Eftychia Stavrianopoulou University of Heidelberg
The contributions of the present volume deal with the repercussions of intercultural encounters between Greek and non-Greek groups in the Hellenistic period. Its methodological focus lies in exploring the transformative potential of those encounters and their impact on the social imaginaries of...
Edited by José Pascual, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Maria-Foteini Papakonstantinou, 14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities and 24th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities fo Greek Ministry of Culture
This book presents the results of a major project carried out by a team from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the 14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities at Lamia offering a complete picture of what Epicnemidian Locris was like in the past.
In Taxing Freedom Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz examines the nature, the purpose, and the historical and economic context of payments made to the polis by manumitted slaves, as recorded in manumission inscriptions from Hellenistic and Roman Thessaly.