Classics - F - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 45 - 64 of 365 items

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...

Artemis

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...

Athena

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...

Augustine

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...

Augustus

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...

Ausonius

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...

Bacchylides

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...

Boethius

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”)...

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.