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Roman Religion

Roman Religion

Clifford Ando

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book introduces students to the complex and foreign world of Roman religion, and to major trends in its study. Praised in the Enlightenment for its supposed tolerance, Roman religion has been ... More

Rome in Late AntiquityEveryday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Bertrand Lancon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This is an account of life in ancient Rome from the end of the third century to the beginning of the seventh. At the beginning of the period Rome was an imperial power and the centre of a classical ... More

Rome Season TwoTrial and Triumph

Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Monica Cyrino (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph is a collection of seventeen original research essays that responds to the critical and commercial success of the second season of the HBO television series, Rome ... More

Semiramis' LegacyThe History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Jan Stronk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In Semiramis’ Legacy, the history of Persia (in its widest sense) is followed as it has been described by the Greek author Diodorus of Sicily (first century bc) as a part of his Historical Library. ... More

Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Mark Golden and Peter Toohey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book collects and introduces some of the writing on sexual behaviour and gender differences in ancient Greece and ancient Rome, including four chapters translated from German and French. For ... More

Sicily from Aeneas to AugustusNew Approaches in Archaeology and History

Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Christopher J. Smith and John Serrati

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Sicily occupies a crucial position in the Mediterranean world. It is at the heart of many cross-currents of trade, people, and ideology that flowed unceasingly through the ancient period. The island ... More

STARZ SpartacusReimagining an Icon on Screen

STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Antony Augoustakis and Monica Cyrino (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The figure of Spartacus often serves as an icon of resistance against oppression in modern political movements, while his legend has inspired numerous receptions over the centuries in many different ... More

Women of Ancient Greece

Women of Ancient Greece

Pierre Brule

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616435
eISBN:
9780748651023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616435.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book describes every aspect of women's lives in ancient Greece, including their religious, familial and domestic duties; their economic importance; and their social, moral and legal status as ... More

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

Word And Image In Ancient Greece

N. Keith Rutter and Brian Sparkes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614066
eISBN:
9780748651054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614066.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ancient Greek society, communication was largely oral and visual. The epic poets sang and recited the legends that served the Greeks as their historical past; the art of rhetoric was a vital ... More

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