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    • Ancient weather signs : texts, science and tradition 

      Beardmore, Michael Ian (2013) - Thesis
      This thesis offers a new contextualisation of weather signs, naturally occurring terrestrial indicators of weather change (from, for example, animals, plants and atmospheric phenomena), in antiquity. It asks how the utility ...
    • Soft hands, hard power : sponging off the empire of leisure (Virgil, Georgics 4) 

      Geue, Tom (2018-11) - Journal article
      This article seeks to jumpstart the politico-historicist scholarship on Virgil's Georgics in the direction of Marxist criticism. I argue that the Georgics should be understood less as a battle site for intra-elite power ...