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Art, Etruscan

Alexandra Carpino

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Etruscan ArtIntroductionAlthough Etruscan art has never been accorded the same value or respect given to the material remains of the Greeks or Romans,...

Art, Greek

Ioannis Mylonopoulos

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Greek Art Introduction Greek art is all about images: images of gods, images of heroes, and images of humans. The self-awareness of the...

Art, Late Antique

Thelma K. Thomas

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Late Antique ArtIntroductionThere is no consensus as to the shape of the field of Late Antique art or the temporal parameters of the period of Late An...


Eveline Krummen

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

ArtemisIntroductionArtemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and a goddess of many aspects. Her cult is found in many corners of the Mediterranean, fro...


Susan Deacy

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

AthenaIntroductionAthena (variant spelling Athene) has been a topic of scholarly interest since the early days of classical scholarship. This interest...

Athenaeus of Naucratis

Natalia Pedrique

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Athenaeus of NaucratisIntroductionDuring the 19th and the great part of the 20th century, scholarship was mainly interested in Athenaeus as a source f...

Athenian Agora

John Camp

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Athenian Agora Introduction A large open square, surrounded on all four sides by public buildings, the Agora of Athens was in all respects the...

Athenian Economy

Cristina Carusi

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Athenian EconomyIntroductionAs Athens plays a major role in the ancient sources, the Athenian case is often the standard on which general overviews an...

Attic Middle Comic Fragments

Heinz-Günther Nesselrath

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Greek Middle Comic FragmentsIntroductionAthenian Middle Comedy is the least well-attested phase of Attic Comedy; its very existence has been doubted b...


Eric Rebillard

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Augustine Introduction Augustine (354–430) is the author of one of the classics of Western literature, the Confessions, and one of the most...


Alison E. Cooley

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Augustus Introduction Augustus, famous as Rome’s first emperor, came to power in the aftermath of his defeat of Antony and Cleopatra. The bene...

Aulus Gellius

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Aulus Gellius Introduction Aulus Gellius was a scholar of the 2nd century ce who lived in Rome apart from a visit to Greece, the author of a m...


Roger Green

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

AusoniusIntroductionAlthough the exact dates of his birth and death are not certain, Ausonius lived for almost the whole of the 4th century. He was he...


Peter Agócs

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

BacchylidesIntroductionBacchylides of Keos was a choral song composer of the first half of the 5th century BCE, one of the nine archaic/classical Gree...

Banking in the Roman World

Marta García Morcillo

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Banking in the Roman WorldIntroductionIn ancient Rome, banking practices achieved a significant level of complexity and private bankers became necessa...

Bilingualism and Multilingualism in the Roman World

Alex Mullen

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Bilingualism and Multilingualism in the Roman World Introduction Roman authors referred to Latin and Greek as utraque lingua (both our languag...

Biography, Greek and Latin

Alexei V. Zadorojnyi

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Greek and Latin BiographyIntroductionThe ancient Greek and Roman civilizations spawned and recycled many stories about heroes, tyrants, sages, and oth...


John Marenbon

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Boethius Introduction Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius (c. 476–c. 525) was a Roman nobleman, living under Ostrogothic rule, with a fine educ...

Britain, Roman

Louise Revell

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Roman Britain Introduction Both geographically and culturally, the province of Britain was a long way from the city of Rome and has often been...

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”)...

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