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philosophy, modern reception of  

David K. Glidden

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Apr 2019
Ancient philosophy’s modern reception reflects methods of transmission and dissemination of ancient philosophic texts. Ancient Greco-Roman philosophy impacted modernity via six means of ... More

popular culture  

N. J. Lowe

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Jul 2015
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Reception
This article addresses the classical world in popular culture rather than vice versa (for which see J. P. Toner, Popular Culture in Ancient Rome (2010)).Popular culture includes texts, artefacts, and ... More

prosopography  

Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth

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 ... More

race  

Antony Spawforth

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Mar 2016
Greeks and Romans were avid observers in art and text of departures among foreigners (allophyloi, alienigeni) from their own somatic norms. But it is difficult to discern any lasting ascription of ... More

reception  

C. A. Martindale and Lorna Hardwick

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Jul 2015
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Reception
‘Reception’, in the specialized sense used within literary theory, is a concept of German origin, associated primarily with the Constance school of critics led by H. R. Jauss and W. Iser, ... More

reception in historical novels  

Tom Stevenson

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 ... More

retrospective styles  

Andrew F. Stewart

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Mar 2016
Retrospective styles in sculpture. At various times, each of the three main Greek sculptural styles, the Archaic, the Classical, and the Hellenistic Baroque, was revived by both Greeks and Romans, ... More

Romanization  

Antony Spawforth, Martin Millett, and Stephen Mitchell

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Mar 2016
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 ... More

Rufinus (3), grammarian, 5th century CE  

Rolando Ferri

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Mar 2016
Rufinus is known only for a work transmitted by the manuscripts as A commentary on the metres of Terence (Commentarium in metra Terentiana), which includes a section clearly taken from a different ... More

scholarship, ancient, Greek  

Nigel Wilson

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Mar 2016
In one sense of the term scholarship began when literature became a central element of education and the prescribed texts had to be explained and interpreted to pupils in a class. An early reflex of ... More

scholarship, ancient, Latin  

R. A. Kaster

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Mar 2016
The origins of scholarship at Rome are lost to view, along with much of Rome's earliest scholarly writing. Suetonius' attempt (Gramm. 2) to trace Rome's first experience of Hellenistic scholarship to ... More

scholarship, classical, history of  

A. T. Grafton

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Mar 2016
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Reception
Classical texts formed the core of the arts curriculum in medieval schools and universities and were central to two of the three higher faculties, law and medicine, as well. But modern classical ... More

Scipionic Circle  

Andrew Erskine

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Mar 2016
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Reception
Scipionic Circle is a term used to describe P. *Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus and his friends, who were considered to be a group sharing the same cultural and even political outlook. The concept ... More

Second Sophistic  

Ewen Bowie

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Mar 2016
Second Sophistic is the term regularly applied in modern scholarship to the period c. 60–230 ce when *declamation became the most prestigious literary activity in the Greek world. Philostratus (see ... More

senatus consultum ultimum  

Arnaldo Momigliano and Andrew Lintott

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Mar 2016
Senatus consultum ultimum ‘the ultimate decree of the *senate’, a modern term, deriving from Caes. BCiv. 1. 5, for what was in fact a declaration of emergency.This decree urged magistrates, usually ... More

textual criticism  

M. D. Reeve

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Mar 2016
Textual criticism sets out to establish what a text originally said or meant to say. Anyone who checks a garbled message with the sender has given a faultless demonstration of it. Classical texts, ... More

topos  

Glenn W. Most and Gian Biagio Conte

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Mar 2016
Topos, a standard form of rhetorical argumentation or a variably expressible literary commonplace.In classical rhetoric, inventio aids the orator to find elements of persuasion: τόποι or loci are ... More

translation  

C. A. Martindale and Lorna Hardwick

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Jul 2015
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Reception
‘Translation is so far removed from the sterile equation of two dead languages that of all literary forms it is the one charged with the special mission of watching over the maturing process of the ... More

West, Western Greeks  

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Dec 2015

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