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Caecilius Statius

Gesine Manuwald

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Caecilius StatiusIntroductionCaecilius Statius (c. 230–168/167 bce) was a Roman Republican playwright of fabulae palliatae (“comedies in Greek dress”)...


Lisa Pieraccini

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Caere/Cerveteri Introduction The Etruscan metropolis Caere, known to the Etruscans as Cisra (Greek, Agylla; Roman, Caere) was located in south...

Callimachus of Cyrene

Dee L. Clayman

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Callimachus of CyreneIntroductionCallimachus of Cyrene was a central figure in the literary and scholarly community that flourished in Alexandria in t...

Carthage, Punic

Richard Miles

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Punic Carthage Introduction Founded in the 8th century bce on the North African littoral by Phoenician settlers from Tyre, Carthage had by 500...

Cato the Censor

Enrica Sciarrino

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Cato the Censor Introduction Marcus Porcius Cato, also known as “Cato the Censor” and “Cato the Elder” (b. 234–d. 149 bce), was one of the mos...


David Konstan, Marilyn B. Skinner

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

CatullusIntroductionCatullus, a master of lyric poetry, epigram, and other forms during the late Roman Republic, was born in Verona in 87 bce, accordi...

Christianity, Early

Eric Rebillard

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Early Christianity Introduction Early Christianity is the period of the history of Christianity between the life of Jesus, in the early fir...


R. W. Burgess

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

ChroniclesIntroductionMost classicists only know of chronicles in relation to the Middle Ages or perhaps Late Antiquity, and they are chiefly thought ...


Catherine Steel, Caroline Bishop

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

CiceroIntroductionMarcus Tullius Cicero (b. 106–d. 43 bce) was a prominent lawyer and politician, active at Rome during the final decades of the Roman...

Cicero's Pro Archia

Andrew Sillett

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Cicero's Pro ArchiaIntroductionIn 62 bce, the aging poet Aulus Licinius Archias was arraigned before the Praetor on a charge of having spent almost a ...

Cicero's Rhetorical Works

James M. May

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Cicero’s Rhetorical WorksIntroductionMarcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 bce) rose to prominence in the state during the final decades of the Roman Republic...

Cicero’s Philosophical Works

Nathan Gilbert, Sean McConnell

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Cicero’s Philosophical WorksIntroductionCicero (106–43 bce) was a Roman statesman, orator, and philosopher. As well as speeches, letters, and rhetoric...

Cities in the Roman World

Gareth Sears

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Cities in the Roman World Introduction The Roman Empire was an empire of cities. The city was the primary organizational building block of the...

Classical Architecture in Europe and North America since 1700

Elizabeth R. Macaulay

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Classical Architecture in Europe and North America since 1700IntroductionSince the Western Roman Empire collapsed, classical, or Greco-Roman, architec...

Classical Architecture in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

William Stenhouse

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Classical Architecture in Renaissance and Early Modern EuropeIntroductionThe early modern period (here defined as 1400–1600 ce) holds a fundamental po...

Classical Art History, History of Scholarship of

A.A. Donohue

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

History of Scholarship of Classical Art HistoryIntroductionThe study of classical art began in antiquity, and the remains of its critical and historic...

Classics and Cinema

Martin M. Winkler

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Classics and CinemaIntroduction“Let Dickens and the whole constellation of ancestors, who go as far back as Shakespeare or the Greeks, serve as superf...

Classics and Dance

Fiona Macintosh

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Classics and DanceIntroductionThe impact of ancient Greek and Roman dance on modern dance has been perceptible since at least the 15th century. While ...

Classics and Opera

Robert C. Ketterer, Jon Solomon

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Classics and OperaIntroductionThe more than four hundred years of the operatic genre have produced thousands of works involving Greco-Roman plots, cha...

Classics and Shakespeare

Sean Keilen, Nick Moschovakis

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Classics and ShakespeareIntroductionWas William Shakespeare’s classical learning sufficient for him to appreciate the distinctive legacies of Greek an...

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