Theios Sophistès

Essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii

edited by Kristoffel Demoen and Danny Praet

Status: 
€155,00
$206.00
ISBN13: 
9789004171091
E-ISBN: 
9789047424406
Publication Year: 
2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 405 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
305

Sous la direction de Sophie Aubert-Baillot Université Stendhal - Grenoble 3 et Charles Guérin Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3

Series: 
Volume: 
371
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274488
Expected: 
September 2014

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
369
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269231
Expected: 
July 2014

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
368
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269132
Expected: 
June 2014

Edited by Ruth Scodel, University of Michigan

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
367
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269125
Expected: 
May 2014

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
366
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266483
Publication date: 
January 2014

John Nicols, University of Oregon

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
365
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004214668
Publication date: 
December 2013

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
364
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258570
Publication date: 
August 2013

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
363
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257986
Publication date: 
September 2013

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
362
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256699
Publication date: 
September 2013

Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, Tel-Aviv University

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
361
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253896
Publication date: 
September 2013

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