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Homosexuality in Greece and RomeA Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Thomas Hubbard (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most important primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome have been translated into modern, explicit English and collected together in this sourcebook. Covering an extensive ... More

Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Clifford Ando

Giday WoldeGabriel (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220676
eISBN:
9780520923720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220676.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. Rather, its uniqueness stems from the culture it created and the loyalty it inspired across an area that ... More

Interpreting a ClassicDemosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Craig Gibson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Demosthenes (384–322 B.C.) was an Athenian statesman and a widely read author whose life, times, and rhetorical abilities captivated the minds of generations. Sifting through the rubble of a mostly ... More

Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual SpaceThe Ancient Greek Experience

Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space: The Ancient Greek Experience

Susan Guettel Cole

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235441
eISBN:
9780520929326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235441.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The division of land and the consolidation of territory that created the Greek polis also divided sacred from productive space, sharpened distinctions between purity and pollution, and created a ... More

The Legend of Mar QardaghNarrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq

The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq

Joel Walker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245785
eISBN:
9780520932197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245785.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. Translated from Syriac into English here, the legend of Mar Qardagh ... More

The Making of FornicationEros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Kathy Gaca

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This work provides a reassessment of the emergence and nature of Christian sexual morality, the dominant moral paradigm in Western society since late antiquity. While many scholars, including Michel ... More

Man and the WordThe Orations of Himerius

Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This annotated book offers an English translation of the orations of Himerius of Athens, a prominent teacher of rhetoric in the fourth century A.D. It contains 79 surviving orations and fragments of ... More

The Matter of the GodsReligion and the Roman Empire

The Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire

Clifford Ando

Berhane Asfaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250833
eISBN:
9780520933651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250833.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

What did the Romans know about their gods? Why did they perform the rituals of their religion, and what motivated them to change those rituals? To these questions the book proposes simple answers: In ... More

Mediterranean Anarchy, Interstate War, and the Rise of Rome

Mediterranean Anarchy, Interstate War, and the Rise of Rome

Arthur Eckstein

Nishanta Rajakaruna (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246188
eISBN:
9780520932302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246188.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study is the first to employ modern international relations theory to place Roman militarism and expansion of power within the broader Mediterranean context of interstate anarchy. The book ... More

Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages

Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages

Bonnie Effros

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232440
eISBN:
9780520928183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232440.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Clothing, jewelry, animal remains, ceramics, coins, and weaponry are among the artifacts that have been discovered in graves in Gaul dating from the fifth to eighth century. Those who have unearthed ... More

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