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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...

Corpus Tibullianum Book Three

Robert Maltby

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Corpus Tibullianum, Book 3IntroductionBook 3 of the Corpus Tibullianum consists of a number of discrete sections, composed at different periods and pr...

Countryside, Roman

Annalisa Marzano

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Roman Countryside Introduction It is challenging to talk of a “Roman countryside” as if it were one homogeneous feature characterizing the wid...

Crete, Ancient

Angelos Chaniotis, Antonis Kotsonas

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Ancient CreteIntroductionThe island of Crete holds a special position in classical studies, primarily as the birthplace of the earliest “high culture”...

Critias of Athens

Christopher Moore, Christopher C. Raymond

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Critias of AthensIntroductionCritias of Athens (c. 460–404/3 bce), a relative of Plato’s and scion of an elite family that counted Solon among its kin...


Paul Chrystal

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

DeathIntroductionLife and death is a vast subject, potentially taking in a massive chunk of the published output of Greco-Roman scholarship since the ...

Death and Burial in the Roman Age

John Pearce

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Death and Burial in the Roman AgeIntroductionEvidence for death and burial in the Roman age extends across all materials surviving from Antiquity, lit...

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