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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...

Galen

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 Gardens Introduction Gardens were a fundamental feature of the classical world. In ancient Greece, while gardens were not incl...

Geography

Daniela Dueck

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Geography ...

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 Inscribed Epigram

Andrej Petrovic, Ivana Petrovic

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Greek Inscribed EpigramIntroduction“Epigram,” (Gr. epigramma) is one of the terms that the Greeks employed, from Herodotus onward, for short verse-ins...

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 ...

Heracles

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...

Heraclitus

Enrique Hülsz

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

HeraclitusIntroductionActive around 500 bce, Heraclitus of Ephesus is a universally recognized figure of the so-called Presocratic tradition. Biograph...

Herculaneum (Modern Ercolano)

Carol C. Mattusch

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Herculaneum (Modern Ercolano) Introduction Herculaneum, named after the mythical hero Hercules, was a town of perhaps five thousand inhabitants...

Herculaneum Papyri

W. Benjamin Henry

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Herculaneum Papyri Introduction The library of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum is the only known library preserved in place from the Gr...

Heritage Management

Ricardo Elia, Marta E. Ostovich

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-09-30

Heritage Management Introduction Heritage management is a growing field that is concerned with the identification, protection, and stewardship ...

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