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  1. Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome

    Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome [Hardback]

    Courtney Roby (Author)

    Regular Price: £78.99

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    ISBN: 9781107077300
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ekphrasis is familiar as a rhetorical tool for inducing enargeia, the vivid sense that a reader or listener is actually in the presence of the objects described. This book focuses on the ekphrastic techniques used in ancient Greek and Roman litera... .... Learn More
  2. The Play of Allusion in the Historia Augusta

    The Play of Allusion in the Historia Augusta [Hardback]

    David Rohrbacher (Author)

    Regular Price: £63.50

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    ISBN: 9780299306007
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    By turns outlandish, humorous, and scatological, the Historia Augusta is an eccentric compilation of biographies of the Roman emperors and usurpers of the second and third centuries. Historians of late antiquity have struggled to explain the ficti... .... Learn More
  3. The Fall of Cities in the Mediterranean: Commemoration in Literature Folk-Song and Liturgy

    The Fall of Cities in the Mediterranean: Commemoration in Literature Folk-Song and Liturgy [Hardback]

    Ann Suter (Editor); Dorota M. Dutsch (Editor); Mary R. Bachvarova (Editor)

    Regular Price: £67.99

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    ISBN: 9781107031968
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    A body of theory has developed about the role and function of memory in creating and maintaining cultural identity. Yet there has been no consideration of the rich Mediterranean and Near Eastern traditions of laments for fallen cities in commemora... .... Learn More
  4. Greek Historiography

    Greek Historiography [Hardback]

    Thomas F. Scanlon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781405145220
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    In this comprehensive new volume, Thomas Scanlon provides an accessible and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries lat... .... Learn More
  5. Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality

    Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality [Hardback]

    Ayelet Peer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781472452078
    Published by : Ashgate
    In his Commentarii de Bello Civili Julius Caesar sought to re-invent his image and appear before his present and future readers in a way which he could control and at times manipulate. Offering a new interpretation of the Bellum Civile this book r... .... Learn More
  6. Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel

    Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Gareth Schmeling (Editor); Michael Paschalis (Editor); Stelios Panayotakis (Editor)

    £61.00

    ISBN: 9789491431906
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The present volume comprises the papers delivered at RICAN 6, which was held in Rethymnon, Crete, on May 30-31, 2011. The focus is placed on male and female characters in the ancient novel and related texts, both pagan and Christian; these charact... .... Learn More
  7. Philosophy and the Ancient Novel

    Philosophy and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marília F. Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Silvia Montiglio (Editor)

    £57.20

    ISBN: 9789491431890
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The papers assembled in this volume explore a relatively new area in scholarship on the ancient novel: the relationship between an ostensibly non-philosophical genre and philosophy. This approach opens up several original themes for further resear... .... Learn More
  8. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced public spe... .... Learn More
  9. Sallust: Fragments of the Histories; Letters to Caesar

    Sallust: Fragments of the Histories; Letters to Caesar [Hardback]

    John T. Ramsey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780674996861
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus, 86 35 BCE), a Sabine from Amiternum, acted as tribune against Cicero and Milo in 52, joined Caesar after being expelled from the Senate in 50, was restored to the Senate by Caesar and took part in his African cam... .... Learn More
  10. Dream, Fantasy and Visual Art in Roman Elegy

    Dream, Fantasy and Visual Art in Roman Elegy [Paperback]

    Emma J. Scioli (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780299303846
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    The elegists, ancient Rome's most introspective poets, filled their works with vivid, first-person accounts of dreams. Emma Scioli examines these varied and visually striking textual dreamscapes, arguing that the poets exploited dynamics of visual... .... Learn More

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