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, Dominic Delgado, Kevin Sun, Mike Taylor, Eleanor Walker, eds.
June 2015
June 2015
Two separate and seemingly unrelated myths of Hercules flourished in Rome during the Augustan period: the triumphant Hercules’ defeat of the robber-...
June 2015
At the end of the 5th century BC, a prosperous, imperial, and democratic city-state (polis) embarked on a long and demanding war. The conflict...
June 2015
In the long wake of Rome’s conquest of the Greek Mediterranean, the self-styled Italian backwater was flooded with Greek arts, Greek texts, and Greek...
May 2015
Excerpted from Princeton UP:
Ober argues that Greece’s rise was no miracle but rather the result of political breakthroughs and economic development...
May 2015
 
Oxford UP: "Callimachus was arguably the most important poet of the Hellenistic age, for two reasons: his engagement with previous theorists of...
Ronnie Shi, Llewelyn Morgan
May 2015
Ronnie Shi's article appears in Volume 145 of the Transactions of the American Philological Association. From the abstract: 
"Although Virgil’s...
April 2015
From Cambridge University Press: 
"Inspired by the New Fiscal History, this book represents the first global survey of taxation in the premodern...
March 2015
From Princeton University Press:
"Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth...
January 2015
Edited by C. Fernández, J. T. Nápoli, and G. Zecchin de Fasano. La Plata, Argentina (pp. 239-58).
January 2015
Identifies and seeks to explain similarities and differences in the character of the largest ancient empires.
Brings together separate areas of...
December 2014
2014 annual department newsletter featuring faculty/student news, Classics in Digital Age, SCIT, conferences, commencement, and other topics.
December 2014
This dissertation investigates the formal components of authorial self-fashioning in a diverse sample of Greek technical, scientific, and scholarly...
November 2014
Article written by Adrienne Mayor in the LA Times published on November 29, 2014.
 
Some 2,500 years ago, the Greeks had a big Amazon moment. Read...
Grant Parker, James Osborne
November 2014
Monumentality is a human phenomenon that has occurred in nearly all times and places. Because of its ubiquity, monumentality is something that has...
July 2014
Amazons, fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world, were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles...
July 2014
In the course of two and a half centuries, the city-state of Rome rose from central Italian dominance to Mediterranean hegemony. Together with this...
June 2014
http://www.ancientnarrative.com/old/pdf/anvol11_07arthur-montagne.pdf
Arthur Lau, Zachary Smith, Megan O'Brien, eds.
June 2014
Grant Parker, Laura Jansen
May 2014
What is a paratext, and where can we find it in a Roman text? What kind of space does a paratext occupy, and how does this space relate to the text...

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