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FulviaPlaying for Power at the End of the Roman Republic

Fulvia: Playing for Power at the End of the Roman Republic

Celia E. Schultz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190697136
eISBN:
9780190697167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697136.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Fulvia: Playing for Power at the End of the Roman Republic is the first full-length biography focused solely on Fulvia, daughter of Sempronia and Bambalio, who is best known as the wife of Marcus ... More

The Dragon in the WestFrom Ancient Myth to Modern Legend

The Dragon in the West: From Ancient Myth to Modern Legend

Daniel Ogden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198830184
eISBN:
9780191868542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830184.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book describes the evolution of the modern dragon from its ancient forebears, in terms both of its form and of its narrative contexts. In physical form dragons are broadly serpentine, but have ... More

Herod in HistoryNicolaus of Damascus and the Augustan Context

Herod in History: Nicolaus of Damascus and the Augustan Context

Kimberley Czajkowski and Benedikt Eckhardt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845214
eISBN:
9780191937507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Most of our information about Herod the Great derives from the accounts found in Josephus’ Jewish War and Jewish Antiquities. Together they constitute quite a unique resource on one of the most ... More

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil

Aaron J. Kachuck

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579046
eISBN:
9780197579077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Solitary Sphere in the Age of Virgil uses an enriched tripartite model of Roman culture—touching not only the public and the private, but also the solitary—in order to present a new ... More

Disorienting EmpireRepublican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Disorienting Empire: Republican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Basil Dufallo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571781
eISBN:
9780197571811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571781.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Disorienting Empire is the first book to examine Republican Latin poetry’s recurring interest in characters who become lost. The book explains the prevalence of this theme with reference to the rapid ... More

The Early Greek AlphabetsOrigin, Diffusion, Uses

The Early Greek Alphabets: Origin, Diffusion, Uses

Robert Parker and Philippa M. Steele (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198859949
eISBN:
9780191892363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859949.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Regional variation, a persistent feature of Greek alphabetic writing throughout the Archaic period, has been studied since at least the late nineteenth century. The subject was transformed by the ... More

The Art of Complicity in Martial and StatiusMartial's Epigrams, Statius' Silvae, and Domitianic Rome

The Art of Complicity in Martial and Statius: Martial's Epigrams, Statius' Silvae, and Domitianic Rome

Erik Gunderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898111
eISBN:
9780191924569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898111.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines the relationship between politics and aesthetics in two poets from the reign of Domitian. It offers a comprehensive overview of the Epigrams of Martial and the Siluae of Statius. ... More

When Money TalksA History of Coins and Numismatics

When Money Talks: A History of Coins and Numismatics

Frank L. Holt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197517659
eISBN:
9780197517680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517659.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book tells the story of numismatics, the study of coins, as part of the larger history of money. It explains why and where coinage was invented and how this monetary revolution spread around the ... More

A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

Bruce W. Frier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573211
eISBN:
9780197581117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573211.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This Casebook explores the writings of Roman lawyers on the law of contracts, a rich and hugely influential area of Roman private law. The 235 “Cases” are actual texts deriving, for the most part, ... More

Imperial Women of RomePower, Gender, Context

Imperial Women of Rome: Power, Gender, Context

Mary T. Boatwright

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190455897
eISBN:
9780190455910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455897.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores the constraints and opportunities of the women in the Roman emperor’s family from 35 BCE, when Octavia and Livia received unprecedented privileges from the state, to 235 CE, when ... More

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