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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...

Cleisthenes

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...

Cleopatra

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...

Columella

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...

Constantine

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...

Death

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...

Declamation

Neil W. Bernstein

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

DeclamationIntroductionA declamation in the ancient Greco-Roman context refers to a speech in the character of a speaker before an imaginary law court...

Democritus

John Palmer

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Democritus Introduction Democritus of Abdera (c. 460–c. 360 bc) developed the atomist physical theory of Leucippus into a comprehensive philos...

Demography, Ancient

Saskia Hin

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Ancient DemographyIntroductionDemography, or population studies, tackles questions surrounding the structure and dynamics of populations. It is concer...

Demosthenes

Michael Gagarin

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

DemosthenesIntroductionDemosthenes (b. 384–d. 322 bce) was one of the leading public figures in Athens in the third quarter of the 4th century—a state...

Dio, Cassius

David Wardle

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Cassius Dio Introduction The surviving books of Cassius Dio’s Roman history (those that have survived intact and those preserved by Byzantine ...

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