Literature and Society in the Fourth Century AD

Performing Paideia, Constructing the Present, Presenting the Self

Edited by Lieve Van Hoof, Ghent University and Peter Van Nuffelen, Ghent University

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€114,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004278486
E-ISBN: 
9789004279476
Publication Date: 
October 2014
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 275 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
373

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
411
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356306
Expected: 
December 2017
€154,00
$178.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
410
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356146
Expected: 
December 2017
€116,00
$134.00

By Roel Konijnendijk,Institute of Historical Research, University of London

In Classical Greek Tactics: A Cultural History, Roel Konijnendijk presents a new, revisionist interpretation of battle tactics and tactical thought in Greece in the 5th and 4th centuries BC.
Series: 
Volume: 
409
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004355361
Expected: 
December 2017
€104,00
$120.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
408
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004341197
Expected: 
November 2017
€121,00
$140.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
407
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004346680
E-ISBN: 
9789004352612
Expected: 
September 2017
€115,00
$133.00

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
406
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340091
E-ISBN: 
9789004340114
Publication date: 
June 2017
€99,00
$114.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
405
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345003
E-ISBN: 
9789004345010
Publication date: 
August 2017
€127,00
$147.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
404
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325906
E-ISBN: 
9789004345027
Publication date: 
June 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Edited by Sophia Papaioannou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Andreas Serafim, Trinity College Dublin/Open University of Cyprus and Beatrice Da Vela

The Theatre of Justice contains 17 chapters that offer a holistic view of performance in Greek and Roman oratorical and political contexts.
Series: 
Volume: 
403
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004334649
E-ISBN: 
9789004341876
Publication date: 
April 2017
€126,00
$146.00

Edited by Egbert J. Bakker, Yale University

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).
Series: 
Volume: 
402
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004339699
E-ISBN: 
9789004339705
Publication date: 
March 2017
€114,00
$132.00

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