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Studies in Ancient Greek and Roman Society : Past and Present Publications - Robin Osborne

Studies in Ancient Greek and Roman Society

Past and Present Publications

By: Robin Osborne (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 15th July 2004
ISBN: 9780521837699
Number Of Pages: 402

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This collection of papers originally published in the journal Past and Present includes some of the most innovative history written about Greece and Rome in the last twenty years, and offers a convenient and enthralling guide to the most exciting current issues and topics in Greek and Roman history. The contributors to the volume are among the most influential ancient historians who have been active in the last quarter century. An introduction by the editor sets the scene for papers on Greek warfare, the regulation and representation of women and the nature and study of homosexual relationships at Athens, the relationship between Rome and its empire, whether Rome was democratic, the ideology of Augustan Rome, games and gaming at Rome, the lives of slaves, the ancient interpretation of dreams, the nature of religious pilgrimage, early Christian martyr stories, and bandits in the Roman empire.

Introductionp. 1
Early Greek land warfare as symbolic expressionp. 12
Law, the democratic citizen and the presentation of women in classical Athensp. 38
Law, society and homosexuality in classical Athensp. 61
Dover, Foucault and Greek homosexuality : penetration and the truth of sexp. 78
The Mediterranean and the Roman revolution : politics, war and the economyp. 119
Democratic politics in Republican Romep. 140
The Golden Age and sin in Augustan ideologyp. 159
Literate games : Roman urban society and the game of aleap. 177
Novel evidence for Roman slaveryp. 206
The future of dreams : from Freud to Artemidorusp. 226
Pausanias : a Greek pilgrim in the Roman worldp. 260
The passion of Perpetuap. 286
Bandits in the Roman empirep. 326
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ISBN: 9780521837699
ISBN-10: 0521837693
Series: Past and Present Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 402
Published: 15th July 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.79

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