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The authors of Middle Earth : Tolkien and the mystery of literary creation
(2018-04) - Journal article,
Who wrote The Lord of the Rings? And The Hobbit? And The Silmarillion? And in general, who is the author of the large corpus of texts, published or unpublished, which give life to Middle Earth’s imaginarium? To answer ...
The aristocratic domus of late antique Rome : public and private
(Brepols Publishers, 2018-08-01) - Conference item,
Cultural exchange in northern Italy
(2018-05-29) - Journal article,
Recent approaches to early writing
(Archaeopress, 2018) - Conference item,
This paper considers the argument of literacy and the state in the light of the relative absence of civic inscriptions from the archaic Italian world. It argues that whilst this absence is so pronounced as to be difficult ...
Academic eloquence and the end of Cicero's de finibus
(2015-03-01) - Journal article,
The paper considers why the structure of Cicero’s De Finibus implicitly favours the Academy, even though Cicero avoids a decision between the Stoic theory and Antiochus’ theory. Cicero’s educational aims require him to ...
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 ...
Memory, tradition and Christianization of the Peloponnese
(2015-10) - Journal article,
This work examines the use of memory and tradition in the Christianization of the Peloponnese based on the evidence of the location and topography of churches. The different processes of conversion in the area have already ...
The Christianization of the Peloponnese : the case for strategic change
(2015) - Journal article,
The issue of the persistence of paganism is now quite well considered; however, it is only in recent times that the same concern, approached from another perspective, the multifaceted nature of the Christianization of the ...
An imperial image : the Bath Gorgon in context
(2016) - Journal article,
This paper attempts to put the Gorgon from the pediment of the Temple of Sulis Minerva at Bath into a wider provincial context, by arguing for links between the Gorgon and first- and early second-century imitations in Gaul ...
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 ...