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History is a Map 1

Claudia Nelson and Anne Morey.

in Topologies of the Classical World in Children's Fiction

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 20524 words.

This chapter examines E. Nesbit’s The Story of the Amulet (1906), C. S. Lewis’s The Silver Chair (1953), Roger Lancelyn Green’s Mystery at Mycenae (1957), Caroline Lawrence’s Roman...

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Tarim basin

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 332 words.

Large depression (over 900,000 sq. km; c.350,000 sq. miles) in Xinjiang, *China, surrounded on three sides by the Tien Shan (north), Pamir and Karakoram (west), and Kunlun (south) mountain...

Campania at War in Silius Italicus’ Punica

Thomas Biggs.

in Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

February 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 8142 words.

This chapter posits a martial role for Campanian otium and socordia. Beginning with Silius’ description of Hannibal’s struggle through the marshes with Campania in the role of delayer...

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papyrology, Greek

H. Maehler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Law; Classical Literature; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 1919 words.

Papyrus, manufactured in Egypt since c.3000 bce from a marsh plant, Cyperus papyrus (see books, greek and roman), was the most widely used writing material in the Graeco-Roman world. The object of...

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Artemis

Eveline Krummen.

in Classics

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 18638 words.

Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and a goddess of many aspects. Her cult is found in many corners of the Mediterranean, from Asia Minor in the East to the Greek colonies of the...