The Resource Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the gods, edited by W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes

Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the gods, edited by W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes

Label
Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the gods
Title
Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the gods
Statement of responsibility
edited by W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wealthy, conceited, hypochondriac (or perhaps just an invalid), obsessively religious, the orator Aelius Aristides (117 to about 180) is not the most attractive figure of his age, but because he is one of the best-known - and he is intimately known, thanks to his "Sacred Tales"--His works are a vital source for the cultural and religious and political history of Greece under the Roman Empire. The papers gathered here, the fruit of a conference held at Columbia in 2007, form the most intense study of Aristides and his context to have been published since the classic work of Charles B
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
885/.01
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3874.A7
LC item number
Z5 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Columbia studies in the classical tradition,
Series volume
v. 33
Label
Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the gods, edited by W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-317) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Aristides and Plutarch on self-praise / Dana Fields -- Aelius Aristides and Rome / Laurent Pernot -- The encomium on Rome as a response to Polybius' doubts about the Roman Empire / Francesca Fontanello -- Aelius Aristides and Rhodes: Concord and consolation / Carlo Franco -- Aristides' first admirer / Christopher Jones -- Vying with Aristides in the fourth century: Libanius and his friends / Raffaella Cribiore -- Aelius Aristides' reception at Byzantium: the case of Arethas / Luana Quattrocelli
  • Aristides and early Greek lyric, elegiac and iambic poetry / Ewen Bowie -- Aelius Aristides and Thucydides: some remarks about the Panathenaic oration / Estelle Oudot -- Aristides' uses of myths / Suzanne Saïd -- Aristides and the pantomimes / G.W. Bowersock -- Aelius Aristides' illegible body / Brooke Holmes -- Proper pleasures: bathing and oratory in Aelius Aristides' Hieros logos I and Oration 33 / Janet Downie -- The body in the landscape: Aristides' Corpus in the light of The sacred tales / Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis
Control code
ocn714876129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047425366
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004172043.i-326
Other physical details
facsimiles
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3438523x
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714876129
  • pebcs9047425367

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