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(2017-07) - Journal itemEdited by Jane E. Francis and Anna Kouremenos. Pp. ix + 246. Oxbow, Oxford 2016. $65. ISBN 978-1-78570-095-8 (cloth).
(2014) - ThesisThis thesis analyses the self-presentation of the Roman aristocracy during the triumviral period. Aristocratic self-fashioning has been of great interest to scholars studying both the republic and empire; this study ...
(2014) - ThesisEconomist Daniel Hamermesh’s groundbreaking Beauty Pays, building upon his earlier research, opens with the sentence: “Modern man is obsessed with beauty. ”His book analyses how beautiful individuals benefit (mainly ...
(2017) - ThesisThe aim of this thesis is twofold: it explores Giacomo Leopardi’s (1798-1837) interpretation of, and engagement with, Greek pessimistic thought and, through him, it investigates the complex and elusive phenomenon of Greek ...
(2017) - ThesisThis dissertation discusses the proem of Statius’ Thebaid (1.1-45) and the analysis of the text is split between an introduction, three extended chapters and a lemmatized commentary. Statius’ acknowledgements of his ...