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damnatio memoriae

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Barbara Levick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 145 words.

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explanation, historical

Christopher Pelling.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Classical Literature; Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 1700 words.

‘Which of the gods was it that brought the two together in strife?’, asks the Iliad as it launches its narrative (1.8); early in the Odyssey*Zeus complains that mortals blame the gods when...

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Julius Caesar, reception of

W. Jeffrey Tatum.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 7375 words.

The reception of Caesar constitutes, for obvious reasons, an immense topic. As a political idea, Caesar exhibits from the very beginning a tension between his role as dictator and destroyer...

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prosopography

Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 1541 words.

Prosopography is a modern term for the study of individuals, and is derived from the Greek prosōpon, one meaning of which is ‘person’. There is no agreed or official definition of...

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reception in historical novels

Tom Stevenson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 8787 words.

Reception in historical novels set in ancient Greece and Rome differs fundamentally between the 19th and the 20th/21st centuries. In the 19th century, reception was governed heavily by...

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Romanization

Antony Spawforth, Martin Millett and Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 1582 words.

Romanization originally meant the spread of Roman civilization to Italy and the provinces. The term was coined in the 19th cent. and used unreflectively until the 1960s, when scholars influenced by...

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senatus consultum ultimum

Arnaldo Momigliano and Andrew Lintott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History; Greek and Roman Law. 409 words.

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