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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 ...

Hermes

Athanassios Vergados

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

HermesIntroductionHermes is a rather complex figure whose traits are often difficult to reconcile with each other. He was regarded as the divine messe...

Herodas

Graham Zanker

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

HerodasIntroductionHerodas, a poet of the early 3rd century bce whose name also appears in ancient sources as Herondas and Herodes, is the inventor of...

Herodotus

Emily Baragwanath, Mathieu de Bakker

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Herodotus Introduction Herodotus of Halicarnassus (c. 485—c. 425 bce) is the author of the Histories, the oldest surviving historiographica...

Hesiod

Ruth Scodel

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

HesiodIntroductionUntil relatively recently, most scholars agreed that an individual named Hesiod (Greek, Hesiodos; Latin, Hesiodus), whose poems said...

Historia Augusta

François Paschoud

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Historia Augusta Introduction The Historia Augusta (HA) is a collection of thirty biographies of Roman emperors, co-emperors, and usurpers in ...

Historiography, Greek

Christopher A. Baron

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Greek HistoriographyIntroductionThe writing of history in ancient Greece, an activity which occurred over a period of one thousand years (500 bce–500 

Historiography, Latin

Abram Ring

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Latin Historiography

History of Modern Classical Scholarship (Since 1750), The

Constanze Güthenke

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

The History of Modern Classical Scholarship (Since 1750) Introduction The history of classical scholarship has multiple identities: it is an e...

History, Greek: Archaic to Classical Age

Jennifer Roberts

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Greek History: Archaic to Classical Age Introduction The accomplishments of the ancient Greeks were remarkable. Without rich natural resour...

History, Greek: Hellenistic

Angelos Chaniotis

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Greek History: Hellenistic Introduction The Hellenistic period, from the conquests of Alexander the Great (334 bce) to the conquest of the ...

History, Roman: Early to the Republic

Erich S. Gruen

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Roman History: Early to the RepublicIntroductionThe Roman Republic continues to intrigue researchers and students alike. The rise of a small city to b...

History, Roman: Imperial, 31 BCE–284 CE

David Potter

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Roman History: Imperial, 31 BCE–284 CEIntroductionThe history of the Roman Empire is the history of one of the largest and most enduring multiethnic s...

History, Roman: Late Antiquity

Eric Rebillard

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Roman History: Late Antiquity Introduction Late Antiquity, here defined as the period between the accession of Diocletian in 284 ce an...

Homer

R.B. Rutherford

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

HomerIntroduction“Homer” is the name given to the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the greatest and probably earliest surviving Greek epic poems. ...

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