Greek Mythography In The Roman World

Pub Date : 2004-09-02 | Author : Alan Cameron | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0198038216
ISBN 13 : 9780198038214

By the Roman age the traditional stories of Greek myth had long since ceased to reflect popular culture. Mythology had become instead a central element in elite culture. If one did..

Rome

Pub Date : 2012-07-10 | Author : Greg Woolf | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199972173
ISBN 13 : 0199972176

The very idea of empire was created in ancient Rome and even today traces of its monuments, literature, and institutions can be found across Europe, the Near East, and North Africa..

The Oxford Handbook Of Late Antiquity

Pub Date : 2012-10-11 | Author : Scott Fitzgerald Johnson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199996339
ISBN 13 : 0199996334

The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity offers an innovative overview of a period (c. 300-700 CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of wester..

Tales Of The Barbarians

Pub Date : 2010-12-01 | Author : Greg Woolf | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 1444390805
ISBN 13 : 9781444390803

Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to the Atlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographic theo..

Work In Progress

Pub Date : 2011-12-06 | Author : Sean Alexander Gurd | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190208714
ISBN 13 : 0190208716

Work in Progress offers an in-depth study of the role of literary revision in the compositional practices and representational strategies of Roman authors at the end of the republi..

Callimachus

Pub Date : 2015-03-27 | Author : Susan A. Stephens | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190266783
ISBN 13 : 0190266783

Callimachus was arguably the most important poet of the Hellenistic age, for two reasons: his engagement with previous theorists of poetry and his wide-ranging poetic experimentati..

Approches De La Mythologie Grecque

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Suzanne Saïd | Publisher : Les Belles Lettres

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105132825295
ISBN 13 :

S'interroge sur les définitions du mythe, propose une typologie des récits mythiques et présente dans leur diversité les textes qui nous les ont transmis. Dresse le tableau des..