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A ‘Homeric’ hymn to Stalin: performing safe criticism in ancient Greek?

Han Baltussen.

in Classical Receptions Journal

June 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 8433 words.

This article offers an analysis of an unusual ‘Hymn to Stalin’, written in Homeric Greek, but found in a twentieth-century Czech novel. The examination of the style and context of the Ode...

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Absent Presence: <i>pater Ennius</i> in Renaissance Europe

Nora Goldschmidt.

in Classical Receptions Journal

May 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Literature; Methods and Historiography; Intellectual History. 8755 words.

This article is a case study in what might happen to Classical Reception Studies when the object of reception no longer survives, or survives only in fragments or quotations from other...

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acclamation

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Vocal expressions of approval and good wishes in ritual form were an important part of Roman life, both private (e.g. at weddings) and public (for actors and the presiding magistrate at...

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Achaia

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

Official name for the Roman province of Greece, commemorating Rome's defeat of the Achaean Confederacy in 146 bc.

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Acragas

Arthur Geoffrey Woodhead and R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 349 words.

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Actium

W. M. Murray.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Ancient Roman History. 354 words.

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ADAMS, James Noel (<i>born</i> 1943), Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1998–2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 207 words.

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Adulis

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

On the west coast of the Red Sea (at Zulla in Annesley Bay near Massawa), was used by Ptolemy II and III for elephant-hunts (see elephants), and became an important ...

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Aecae

H. Kathryn Lomas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 57 words.

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Aedepsus

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 87 words.

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