Classics - G - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 75 - 94 of 373 items


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 the Victorians

Edmund Richardson

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Classics and the VictoriansIntroductionVictorian classicism was world-bending and omnivorous. From Oxford lecture-rooms to Afghan hillsides, the ancie...

Claudian (Claudius Claudianus)

Ruth Parkes

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Claudian (Claudius Claudianus)IntroductionThe poetry of Claudian dating from the 4th century and the early years of the 5th century ce, has won admire...


Charlotte Schubert

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Cleisthenes Introduction In 508/7 bce and the following years the Alkmeonid Cleisthenes reorganized the Athenian phylai and demes. He set up t...


Duane W. Roller

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Cleopatra Introduction Cleopatra (Kleopatra) VII is arguably the most famous woman from classical antiquity, and one of the most familiar pers...

Codicology/Paleography, Greek

Inmaculada Pérez Martín

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Greek Codicology/PaleographyIntroductionPaleography is the study of every written manifestation in its beginnings, distinguishing traits, evolution, a...

Colonization in the Roman Empire

Saskia T. Roselaar

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Colonization in the Roman EmpireIntroductionIn the 1st century bce, the role of colonization gradually changed. Up to the Gracchan period, colonizatio...

Colonization in the Roman Republic

Saskia T. Roselaar

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Colonization in the Roman RepublicIntroductionDuring the conquest of Italy and later the provinces, the Roman state acquired a great amount of land. I...


Silke Diederich

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

ColumellaIntroductionThe outstanding agricultural writer Lucius Iunius Moderatus Columella (d. c. 70 ad) lived from late Augustian times until the pri...


Noel Lenski

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Constantine Introduction Constantine takes his place alongside Augustus and Justinian as one of the longest-reigning and most influential empe...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.