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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352247–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.247
Published: 01 October 2016
... Syria. When the Serapeum at Alexandria was destroyed, and for many centuries afterwards, chroniclers wrote that an iron Helios had hung magnetically inside. In the Middle Ages, reports of such false miracles multiplied, appearing in Muslim accounts of Christian and Hindu idolatry, as well as Christian...
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 332347–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.2.347
Published: 01 October 2014
...S. Johnstone Discarding the unreliable late evidence for the Library of Alexandria in the Hellenistic period, I establish a new history of libraries and books on more secure primary sources. Beginning in the second century BCE at various places across the eastern Mediterranean, rich, powerful men...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382298–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.298
Published: 01 October 2019
... debate. The scholia introduce their comment on the ode with a remark that advertises the long scholarly history of the topic, probably from the point of view of Didymos of Alexandria, author of commentaries on Pindar that may have included the hyporch- emes and the presumed origin of this passage: It...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38191–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.91
Published: 01 April 2019
... great Pylades from Cilicia). LADA-RICHARDS: On Taking Our Sources Seriously 99 (Rab. Post.35) to some kind of theatrical import from cosmopolitan Alexandria,50 the city which had the strongest reputation as a cradle and hotspot of pantomime per- formances throughout antiquity,51 may well be pointing to...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372321–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.321
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372187–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.187
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 37163–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.63
Published: 01 April 2018
... conditions that permitted the rise of an encyclopedic mode of writing in cities like Alexandria and Rome. These include an increase in special- ized forms of knowledge ordering which could be studied individually or in tan- dem, the physical collection of knowledge in libraries, and a vastly expanded culture...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 371151–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.151
Published: 01 April 2018
... most explicit ancient testimonia to the visual effects of colonnaded avenues appear in Achilles Tatius description of the streets of Alexandria (5.1.1 5) and Libanius oration in praise of Antioch (Or. 11.196 218). Their special association with processions is perhaps made clearest by John Chrysostom...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362288–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.288
Published: 01 October 2017
.... MACDONALD: Take-Away Art 291 with the objects of Apoph. 170 82.13 In Book 34 of the Historia Naturalis, Pliny the Elder reports that Augustus carried off from Alexandria a painting of Hyacinthus by the fourth-century Athenian artist Nicias, which Tiberius sub- sequently installed in the original templum...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362183–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.183
Published: 01 October 2017
... Christian codex in parchment notebooks carried by Mark from Rome to Alexandria.27 The work of cataloging and dating texts proceeded through the 1960s and culminated in the mid-1970s, when the publication of the Christian bib- liographies of K. Aland and J. van Haelst (in 1976) joined the extensive categori...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362236–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.236
Published: 01 October 2017
... skepticism that Attalos is linked with Aiakos in this inscription, since Aiakos had no naos; she suggests instead a link with Zeus. 9. Cf. Isocrates Evagoras 14 15, D.S. 4.61.1 2, Paus. 1.44.9, Apoll. Bibl. 3.12.6, Clement of Alexandria Strom. 6.3.28 29 (p. 753), Schol. N.5.17b (3: 91 92 Drachmann), Schol...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362317–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.317
Published: 01 October 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 36133–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.33
Published: 01 April 2017
... 422). Although Alexandria in Egypt, Strabo s home for a time, also receives extensive treatment (17.1.6 13), such historically significant cities as Athens (9.1.16 20) and Carthage (17.3.14 15) are relatively overlooked in com- parison.3 Yet, as I argue below, the fundamental role that Rome and Troy...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 361130–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.130
Published: 01 April 2017
... the table, I quote another fragment, B 146, which makes it clear that certain transmigrating souls can become gods: Clement of Alexandria Stromateis 4.23.150: . Empedocles says that the souls of the wise become gods, writing thus: And in the end they become seers and poets and healers And...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 36152–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.52
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 1998; 172289–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011086
Published: 01 October 1998
...Daniel L. Selden This is a general reading of Callimachus' work within the socio-political context of Ptolemaic Alexandria. "Alibis" refers to the constitutionally expatriate nature of the populace and culture established there, which in Callimachus gives rise to a poetics based on the principles...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352147–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.147
Published: 01 October 2016
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Classical Antiquity. 1996; 152261–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011042
Published: 01 October 1996
... letters sent by the two sides. Caesar presents himself as the last proconsular conqueror of the republic, playing the patriotic general from Gaul to Alexandria, where the "Bellum Ciuile" gives out-in time for this the first writer and mythographer of the Roman Empire to hide his hero's overthrow of the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 35186–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.1.86
Published: 01 April 2016
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 342252–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2015.34.2.252
Published: 01 October 2015