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Fabius Pictor

Tim Cornell

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Fabius PictorIntroductionQuintus Fabius Pictor was the first Roman to write a history of his city in prose. A member of the great patrician family of ...

Family, Roman

Mary Harlow

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Roman FamilyIntroductionThe history of the Roman family was “reinvented” in the last half of the 20th century by Beryl Rawson, followed closely by sch...

Federal States, Greek

Hans Beck

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Greek Federal States Introduction Ancient Greece witnessed some of the most elaborate experiments with federalism in the pre-modern era. From ...


Fay Glinister

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

FestusIntroductionSextus Pompeius Festus was the author of a Latin lexical work of the mid-imperial period, generally known as the De Verborum Signifi...

Flavian Literature

William J. Dominik

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Flavian LiteratureIntroductionThe Flavian age, though it lasted only twenty-seven years (69–96 ce), was of critical importance in the development of t...

Fragments, Greek Old Comic

Ian C. Storey

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Greek Old Comic Fragments Introduction Although there must have been various sorts of humorous entertainment at Athens in the 6th century bce,...

Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Richard Hingley

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Frontiers of the Roman EmpireIntroductionTo simplify the list of sources, all accounts postdate 1985, apart from a few key earlier works. The Roman fr...


Véronique Boudon-Millot

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

GalenIntroductionAfter remaining for a long time in Hippocrates’ shadow, the Galenic corpus has attracted considerable scholarly attention since the 1...

Gardens, Greek and Roman

Elizabeth R. Macaulay

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Greek and Roman GardensIntroductionGardens were a fundamental feature of the classical world. In ancient Greece, while gardens were not included withi...


Daniela Dueck

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

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Gracchi Brothers, The

Saskia T. Roselaar

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Gracchi Brothers Introduction The brothers Tiberius (163–133 bce) and Gaius (153–121 bce) Sempronius Gracchus left a great mark on the his...

Greek and Roman Logic

Robby Finley, Justin Vlasits, Katja Maria Vogt

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Greek and Roman LogicIntroductionIn ancient philosophy, there is no discipline called “logic” in the contemporary sense of “the study of formally vali...

Greek Colonization

Jeremy McInerney

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Greek ColonizationIntroductionFor much of the 20th century, the topic of colonization reflected—sometimes unwittingly, but sometimes explicitly—the pr...

Greek Domestic Architecture c. 800 bce to c. 100 bce

Lisa Nevett

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Greek Domestic Architecture c. 800 bce to c. 100 bceIntroductionThis article discusses research on the housing of culturally-Greek settlements dating ...

Greek New Comic Fragments

Sebastiana Nervegna

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Greek New Comic FragmentsIntroductionThe expression “Greek New Comedy” traditionally indicates a specific phase of Attic Comedy dated to the late 4th ...

Greek Originals and Roman Copies

Anna Anguissola

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Greek Originals and Roman Copies Introduction The label “Roman copy after a Greek original” can be found in museums throughout the world on mo...

Greek Prehistory Through the Bronze Age

Brendan Burke

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Greek Prehistory Through the Bronze AgeIntroductionThe history of archaeology of Greece as we know it today begins with prehistoric investigations tha...

Greek Vase Painting

Tyler Jo Smith

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Greek Vase PaintingIntroductionGreek vase-painting is one of the best studied areas of classical antiquity. Figure decorated pottery, often called “va...

Hellenistic Tragedy

Agnieszka Kotlinska-Toma

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Hellenistic TragedyIntroductionAlready by the mid-18th century J. J. Winckelmann was of the opinion that the Hellenistic period was a decadent era of ...


Katherine Lu Hsu

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Heracles Introduction Heracles (also spelled Herakles, or Hercules in the Roman tradition) was Greece’s most popular mythological hero. Unlike...

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