Theios Sophistès

Essays on Flavius Philostratus' Vita Apollonii

edited by Kristoffel Demoen and Danny Praet

Status: 
€158,00
$206.00
ISBN13: 
9789004171091
E-ISBN: 
9789047424406
Publication Date: 
December 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 405 pp.
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Language: 
Main Series: 
Volume: 
305
ISSN: 
0169-8958

Jon M. Frey, Michigan State University

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.
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Volume: 
389
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288003
Expected: 
December 2015
€93,00
$120.00

By Saskia Peels, Université de Liège.

In HOSIOS – A Semantic Study of Greek Piety Saskia Peels elucidates the semantics of the Ancient Greek adjective hosios and its cognates.
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Volume: 
387
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004294639
Expected: 
November 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Lee M. Fratantuono, Ohio Wesleyan University and R. Alden Smith, Baylor University

Fratantuono and Smith provide the first detailed consideration of Book 5 of Virgil’s Aeneid, with introduction, critical text, translation and commentary.
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Volume: 
386
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301245
E-ISBN: 
9789004301283
Publication date: 
August 2015
€219,00
$284.00

Jeroen Lauwers, University of Leuven

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.
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Volume: 
385
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301528
Expected: 
September 2015
€126,00
$163.00

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.
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Volume: 
384
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288133
E-ISBN: 
9789004289512
Publication date: 
August 2015
€110,00
$142.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
383
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297159
E-ISBN: 
9789004297173
Publication date: 
July 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Saskia T. Roselaar

Processes of Cultural Change and Integration in the Roman World is a collection of studies on the mechanisms by which interaction occurred between Rome and the peoples that became part of its Empire between c. 300 BC and AD 300.
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Volume: 
382
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004294547
E-ISBN: 
9789004294554
Publication date: 
July 2015
€115,00
$149.00

E.T. Dailey

Queens, Consorts, Concubines offers an analysis of Gregory of Tours on issues including widowhood, marriage, sanctity, and political agency, offering a reinterpretation of elite women in Gaul (e.g. Brunhild, Fredegund, Radegund), related subjects (e.g. Merovingian marital policy), and Late...
Series: 
Volume: 
381
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290891
E-ISBN: 
9789004294660
Publication date: 
May 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Cosetta Cadau, Trinity College Dublin

Studies in Colluthus’ Abduction of Helen situates this author within his cultural context of the Egyptian Thebaid of the late fifth century AD and provides a new appraisal of his work employing current interpretative perspectives.
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Volume: 
380
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279506
E-ISBN: 
9789004289598
Publication date: 
April 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev, Troyan (Bulgaria)

In The Policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia Miroslav Vasilev analyses in detail the policy of the Persian kings towards their European possessions in the years 514–465 BC.
Series: 
Volume: 
379
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282148
E-ISBN: 
9789004282155
Publication date: 
February 2015
€115,00
$149.00

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