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Preview of Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature (SBL Press, 2019) https://secure.aidcvt.com/sbl/ProdDetails.asp?ID=064211C&PG=1&Type=BL&PCS=SBL
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In her book, Food and Transformation in Ancient Mediterranean Literature, Meredith J. C. Warren identifies and defines a new genre in ancient texts that she terms…[Read more]
Ahuvia Kahane started the topic Feedback on the Chicago Homer for future development. in the discussion Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
We are writing to ask for some feedback about the Chicago Homer project http://homer.library.northwestern.edu/ in advance of some possible future updates/development.
We would be very grateful for comments by both experienced and new users, noting briefly, e.g.,
-What and how frequently have you used the Chicago Homer for?…[Read more]
Article exploring the use of sibling language in associations beyond Judean or Christian groups.
A chapter exploring rivalries among groups in ancient Greek cities of Asia Minor.
Article exploring Jewish or Judean groups in the context of associations at Hierapolis.
Article on ancient biographical or autobiographical stories regarding journeys in pursuit of wisdom.
Article on banqueting within associations.
Philip Harland deposited Associations, Synagogues, and Congregations: Claiming a Place in Ancient Mediterranean Society (second edition) in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
This is the complete second, fully revised edition of the book with links to inscriptions on the AGRW website. (First edition was published by Fortress in 2003).
Philip Harland deposited Associations and the Economics of Group Life: A Preliminary Case Study of Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Article surveying economic conditions within associations in Asia Minor and on Greek islands.
Philip Harland deposited Dynamics of Identity in the World of the Early Christians: Associations, Judeans, and Cultural Minorities in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Book that explores processes of identification within various small group situations in the Greco-Roman world.
Philip Harland deposited “‘Do Not Deny Me This Noble Death’: Depictions of Violence in the Greek Novels and Apocryphal Acts.” in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Article comparing representations of domestic, civic, and imperial violence in novels and in apocryphal acts.
Philip Harland deposited Greco-Roman Associations: Texts, Translations, and Commentary. II. North Coast of the Black Sea, Asia Minor. BZNW, 204. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014. in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
PDF of Bosporan section of work only in keeping with the publisher’s policy.
Philip Harland deposited ‘These people are . . . Men Eaters’: Banquets of the Anti-Associations and Perceptions of Minority Cultural Groups in the group Ancient Greece & Rome on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Article that explores stories of wild banquets within the context of ethnographic discourses.
Chapter introducing and surveying the intersection of the gods and travel in the Greco-Roman world.
Article exploring and challenging the notion of the decline of the city as a preliminary to the study of rivalries among associations.
Horace is sometimes said to profess in the Odes a “poetics of presence”, a philosophical or aesthetic orientation that privileges the here and now. This paper examines how such an orientation toward the present might interact with the poet’s use of the future tense and especially with those future verbs that seem to postpone focal events. It is co…[Read more]
In Books 1-3 of the Odes, Horace makes clear a hierarchy of divinity through the structures of lyric address and distinguishes the gods and goddesses of his poetic preference from the preeminent deities of Augustan state cult. Specifically, he equivocates masterfully as he approaches Apollo and Jupiter while elevating Mercury, a minor figure in…[Read more]
Studies of Egyptian Late Period statuary often assume that the extant corpus is a representative sample of the artistic output of the Twenty-Sixth to Thirty-First Dynasties (c. 664–332 BCE). This assumption ignores the various human processes that affect the survival of statues after their initial dedication. In particular, the Roman practice of c…[Read more]
Exploration of the ways boy-slaves’ bodies were objectified in first century CE Roman art and literature.
“Curial Communiqué: Memory, Propaganda, and the Roman Senate House,” in Aspects of Ancient Institutions and Geography: Studies in Honor of Richard J.A. Talbert, Impact of Empire Series, edited by Lee L. Brice and Daniëlle Slootjes (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 84-102.
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