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Suetonius

David Wardle

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Suetonius Introduction Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (born c. 69 ce) was prominent as a senior figure in the imperial administration of the early...

Symposion, Greek

Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Greek SymposionIntroductionSymposion literally means “drinking together.” The symposion followed the meal proper or dinner, the deipnon. Significant s...

Tacitus

Dylan Sailor

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Tacitus Introduction Publius Cornelius Tacitus (the name Publius is likely, but not certain) was born around 56 ce, probably in Narbonese o...

Technology, Greek and Roman

John Peter Oleson

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Greek and Roman Technology Introduction This bibliography is designed to survey the role of technology in the Greek and Roman cultures and the...

Terence

Susanna Braund

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Terence Introduction Publius Terentius Afer was born at Carthage (the last part of his name means “the African”) but was brought to Rome as a s...

Terence’s Adelphoe

Robert Maltby

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Terence’s AdelphoeIntroductionThe Adelphoe (Adelphi in some older editions), in English Brothers, was the last, and regarded by many as the best, of T...

Tertullian

Vincent Hunink, Stéphanie Binder

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

TertullianIntroductionTertullian is the first major Latin author of Christianity (and his sparse writings in Greek are lost). He was born in Carthage ...

The Sophists

Richard D. McKirahan

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

The SophistsIntroductionSophistês (from sophos, “wise”) originally designated epic poets, prophets, sages, Presocratic philosophers and others with wi...

The Tabula Peutingeriana (Peutinger Map)

Silke Diederich

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

The Tabula Peutingeriana (Peutinger Map)IntroductionThe Peutinger Map, part of the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, is a case sui generis in the h...

Theater Production, Greek

Peter Meineck

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Greek Theater Production Introduction Greek theater production means the physical manner in which ancient Greek (mainly Athenian) drama was re...

Theocritus of Syracuse

J. Andrew Foster

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Theocritus of Syracuse Introduction Theocritus, the imagined father of Western pastoral poetry, flourished in the first half of the 3rd cen...

Theoderic the Great and Ostrogothic Italy

Hans-Ulrich Wiemer

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Theoderic the Great and Ostrogothic ItalyIntroductionThe Ostrogothic king Theoderic is the only non-Roman ruler of Late Antiquity to have acquired the...

Theophrastus of Eresus

Han Baltussen

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Theophrastus of EresusIntroductionTheophrastus of Eresus (372/1–282/1 bce) came from the island of Lesbos (near Turkey) and was originally named Tyrta...

Thucydides

Jeffrey S. Rusten

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Thucydides Introduction Thucydides is known as the historian of the “Peloponnesian” war (431–404 bce, between Athens with its subject citie...

Tibullus

Paul Allen Miller

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

TibullusIntroductionOf the three major elegists—Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid—Tibullus is today probably the most difficult to approach. He is often ...

Topography of Athens

Jeffrey M. Hurwit, Ioannis Mitsios

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Topography of AthensIntroductionThe ancient city-state (or polis) of Athens was contiguous with the region known as Attica, a large, triangular penins...

Topography of Rome

Eve D'Ambra

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Topography of Rome Introduction Roman topography is the study of the city of Rome, its monuments, buildings, and open spaces in their physic...

Tragic Chorus, The

Luigi Battezzato, Marco Catrambone

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

The Tragic ChorusIntroductionThe chorus was a standard feature of Greek tragedy (see Choral Interactions and the Structure of Tragedy). Aristotle argu...

Translation and Classical Reception

Alexandra Lianeri

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Translation and Classical ReceptionIntroductionTranslation has been central to engagement with the Greek and Roman worlds and their cultures ever sinc...

Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature

Richard Tarrant

Subject: Classics »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Transmission of Greek and Latin LiteratureIntroduction“Transmission” in this context refers to the ways in which the texts of classical Greek and Lati...

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