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Romanization 2.0 and its alternatives
(2014-06) - Journal article,
This essay argues that Romanization revolves around understanding objects in motion and that Roman archaeologists should therefore focus on (1) globalization theory and (2) material-culture studies as important theoretical ...
Free-range, organic, locally-sourced satire : Juvenal goes global
(Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017-05-29) - Book item,
Amousia : living without the Muses
(Brill, 2012) - Book item,
The theory and practice of narrative in Plato
(de Gruyter, 2009-08) - Book item,
Pacatus the poet doing Plinian prose
(2013) - Journal article,
Juxtaposition of Pacatus's speech to Theodosius next to Pliny's Panegyricus in the PanLat collection invites comparison of the two. Intertexts reveal Pacatus's debts to Pliny, but his speech also regularly features stylistic ...
Re-reading Pollux: encyclopaedic structure and athletic culture in Onomasticon Book 3
(2016-05) - Journal article,
Ioulios Polydeukes, more commonly known as Pollux, was a Greek sophist and lexicographer active in the closing decades of the second century a.d. His Onomasticon is one of the most important lexicographical texts of the ...
Amphictyon, son of Hellen? A misunderstood mythological reference in Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 4.25.3
(2016-12) - Journal article,
Virtually all the major scholarly reference works, as well as many more popular sources, provide two alternative versions of the ancestry of Amphictyon, the mythical founder of the Delphic-Pylaic amphictyony, as either the ...
The loser leaves (Rome's loss) : Umbricius’ wishful exile in Juvenal, Satire 3
(2015-12) - Journal article,
Juvenal's third satire is a privileged piece of verbal diarrhoea. As the longest satire in Juvenal's well-attended Book 1, as the centre of this book, and as the one Juvenalian jewel that sparkles ‘non-rhetorically’, it ...
Circles and landscapes : Ceres’ flight over the Greco-Roman world
(2017) - Journal article,
Ovid’s version of Ceres’ travels in search for her daughter Proserpina in Fasti 4 reflects contemporary geographical views. We note an expansion of horizons that has already happened in Callimachus Hymn 6 compared to the ...
Polybius on speeches in Timaeus : syntax and structure in Histories 12.25a
(2014-04) - Journal article,