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  • Gallus Reborn: A Study of the Diffusion and Reception of Works Ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus book cover

    Gallus Reborn

    A Study of the Diffusion and Reception of Works Ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, 1st Edition

    By Paul White

    Gallus Reborn is the first comprehensive study of the publication history and reception of the works that have been attributed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus, first canonical Roman elegist, friend of Virgil, and ‘missing link’ in Roman literary history. Gallus was a widely read and frequently imitated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
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  • Theophrastus' Characters: A New Introduction book cover

    Theophrastus' Characters

    A New Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Pertsinidis

    This book presents an introduction to the Characters, a collection of thirty amusing descriptions of character types who lived in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The author of the work, Theophrastus, was Aristotle's colleague, his immediate successor and head of his philosophical school for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
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  • Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures book cover

    Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire

    Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Kelly

    This book surveys the uses and function of prophecy, prophets, and oracles among Jews, Christians, and pagans in the first three centuries of the Roman Empire and explores how prophecy and prophetic texts functioned as a common language that enabled religious discourse to develop between these…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
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