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Dialoguing in Late Antiquity

by Averil Cameron Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780674428355
Format:
Pbk 98 pages

Christians talked, debated, and wrote dialogues in late antiquity and on throughout Byzantium. Some were philosophical, others...

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Divine Yet Human Epics: Reflections of Poetic Rulers from Ancient Greece and India

by Shubha Pathak Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780674726758
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

The central character of Divine Yet Human Epics is the developing conception of epic itself. Its story unfolds as the ancient...

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Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus

by Ioanna Papadopoulou and Leonard Muellner Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780674726765
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

The Derveni Papyrus is the oldest known European 'book.' It was meant to accompany the cremated body in Derveni Tomb A but, by...

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War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: Asia, The Mediterranean, Europe, and Mesoamerica

by Kurt A Raaflaub, Nathan Rosenstein, Bernard S Bachrach, Pierre Briant, Brian Campbell, Patricia Crone et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2001
ISBN:
9780674006591
Format:
Pbk 496 pages

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Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity

by Irad Malkin, Carla M Antonaccio, Beth Cohen, Erich S Gruen, Jonathan M Hall and David Konstan Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2001
ISBN:
9780674006621
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

This book is a study of the variable perceptions of Greek collective identity, discussing ancient categories such as blood- and...

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Labored in Papyrus Leaves: Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)

by Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Elizabeth Kosmetatou, Manuel Baumbach, Peter Bing and Beate Dignas Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
04/2004
ISBN:
9780674011052
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

This colloquium volume celebrates a new Hellenistic epigram collection attributed to the third-century B.C.E. poet Posidippus,...

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Helots and Their Masters in Laconia and Messenia: Histories, Ideologies, Structures

by Nino Luraghi, Susan Alcock, Paul Cartledge, Thomas J Figueira, Jonathan M Hall and Stephen Hodkinson Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2004
ISBN:
9780674012233
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

The name 'Helots' evokes one of the most famous peculiarities of ancient Sparta, the system of dependent labor that guaranteed...

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Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad

by Casey Dué, Marino Zorzi, Susy Marcon, Graeme D Bird, Christopher W Blackwell and Mary Ebbott et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780674032026
Format:
Hbk 196 pages

Marcianus Graecus Z. 454 , known to Homeric scholars as the Venetus A, is the oldest complete text of the Iliad in existence,...

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Matrices of Genre: Authors, Canons, and Society

by Mary Depew and Dirk Obbink Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2000
ISBN:
9780674003385
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

The literary genres given shape by the writers of classical antiquity are central to our own thinking about the various forms...

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Priene 2ed

by Nikos A Dontas and Kleopatra Ferla Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780674012721
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Hbk 0 pages

The Ionian city of Priene, the most extensively excavated Hellenistic city in western Asia Minor, was in its day a model of town...

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Pointing at the Past: From Formula to Performance in Homeric Poetics

by Egbert J Bakker Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2006
ISBN:
9780674019553
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

Epic is not only a nostalgic memory of a remote past, but also, as performance, a deliberate act in the present. In fact, as this...

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Ritual and Performativity: The Chorus in Old Comedy

by Anton Bierl and Alexander Hollmann Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674023734
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Pbk 0 pages

In this groundbreaking study, Anton Bierl uses recent approaches in literary and cultural studies to investigate the chorus of...

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Epic City: Urbanism, Utopia, and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome

by Annette L Giesecke Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9780674023741
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

As Greek and Trojan forces battled in the shadow of Troy's wall, Hephaistos created a wondrous, ornately decorated shield for...

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Aethiopis: Neo-Neoanalysis Reanalyzed

by Malcolm Davies Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780674088313
Format:
Pbk 120 pages

It may seem odd to devote an entire book, however short, to a lost epic of which hardly any fragments (as normally defined) survive....

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New Sappho on Old Age: Textual and Philosophical Issues

by Ellen Greene, Dirk Obbink, Jurgen Hammerstaedt, Lowell Edmunds, Deborah Boedeker, Joel Lidov and Eva Stehle et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780674032958
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

The world has long wished for more of Sapphoas poetry, which exists mostly in tantalizing fragments. So the apparent recovery...

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