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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...


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. ...

Homeric Hymns

Andrew Faulkner

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Homeric Hymns Introduction The Homeric Hymns are a collection of thirty-three hexameter hymns to Greek deities, so named because they were ofte...

Homo novus/New man

Henriette van der Blom

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Homo novus/New manIntroductionThe concept homo novus (literally “new man”) and its derivative novitas (“newness” or “the quality of being a new man”) ...


Randall McNeill

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Horace Introduction Horace (Q. Horatius Flaccus, 65–8 bce) was one of the foremost poets of what is traditionally known as the Golden Age o...

Horace's Epistles and Ars Poetica

Stephanie McCarter

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Horace’s Epistles and Ars PoeticaIntroductionThe Epistles and the Ars Poetica consist of verse letters written in dactylic hexameter. Epistles 1, publ...

Horace’s Epodes

Roland Mayer

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Horace’s EpodesIntroductionLong the least regarded of Horace’s works, the Epodes have recently enjoyed fresh initiatives in interpretation and elucida...

Horace’s Odes

Roland Mayer

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Horace’s OdesIntroductionThough earlier Roman poets, for example, Catullus, had dabbled with lyric meters from the Greek poetic tradition, Horace was ...

Horace’s Satires

Kirk Freudenburg, Niek Janssen

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Horace’s SatiresIntroductionHorace’s Satires are a collection of two books of hexameter poems which offer a humorous-critical commentary, of an indire...

Imperialism, Roman

Craige Champion, Charles Goldberg

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Roman Imperialism Introduction Scholars generally agree that the Roman Empire was one of world history’s most successful imperial states, in t...

Intertextuality in Latin Poetry

Neil Coffee

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Intertextuality in Latin Poetry Introduction The phenomenon of meaningful connections between texts, or “intertextuality,” has been defined an...

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