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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 391126–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.126
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the sun. 20. Mansfeld 1967 provides the history of emendation and interpretation of the fragment, which he reads as distinguishing a waking sleep (associated with digestion and evaporation) from dreamless sleep (analogous to death). Cf. Rousseau 1970. Laks 2015: 44 stresses sleep as a simultaneous...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382275–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.275
Published: 01 October 2019
... content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website at https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 classification disease dissolutions of continuity Galen of Pergamum Greco-Roman medicine Greco-Roman philosophy history of medicine nosology...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372321–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.321
Published: 01 October 2018
...Calloway Scott This paper compares the cases of female ailments recorded in the Epidaurian Miracles Cures ( iamata ) with the theory and therapeutics of the Hippocratic gynecological texts as a means of testing the extent of the assumptions shared between temple and Hippocratic medicine. I argue...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 37163–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.63
Published: 01 April 2018
... his history of Rome, Livy highlights the degree of choice afforded to the reader, who can select which historical examples will serve as pos- itive and which as negative models of behavior (1. praef. 11).25 Quintilian is more overtly strategic, noting that the role of the orator is to select the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 3711–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.1
Published: 01 April 2018
... 23 24. 19. Some scholars still believe that Ajax dies on stage (e.g. recently Liapis, in Most and Ozbeck 2015, at 141, 145 46, 153 54), though the case against is compelling (ibid: 7 8 (Most) 196 97 (Finglass), and cf. Finglass 2011: 376 79). For the history of the debate see Scullion 1994: 89 109...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362317–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.317
Published: 01 October 2017
... into Black Atlantic and antebellum Southern slave religions has tapped archives and oral histories such as the 1930s Virginia Writers Project to recreate the religious worlds of the Middle Passage.1 The Roman historian does not have access to such documents; on an ini- tial sifting of the ancient...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 361130–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.130
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 35186–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.1.86
Published: 01 April 2016
.... Siff 2003: 90. 23. On the fever in the history of medicine, see Bynum and Nutton 1981. 24. On malarial fever in antiquity, see Bruce-Chwatt and de Zulueta 1980; Grmek 1989: 245 83; Burke 1996; Sallares 2002; Nutton 2004: 31 32; Yeo 2005: 436 39. 25. One of the most thorough accounts of the different...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 35145–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.1.45
Published: 01 April 2016
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2016 ALEX HARDIE The Camenae in Cult, History, and Song* This essay aims to redefine the place of the Camenae within the evolution of Roman carmen. It...
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 332395–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.2.395
Published: 01 October 2014
... representations of a sexually active, more feminized hermaphrodite is maintained in Pompeiian images. One fresco depicts 17. Ridgway 1990 2002: III.301n.54. Note that it is the cognitive gender of the hermaphrodite that is ambiguous rather than hir sexed body. Modern medicine defines the hermaphrodite s identity...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 32135–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.35
Published: 01 April 2013
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 32178–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.78
Published: 01 April 2013
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 321200–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.200
Published: 01 April 2013
... unseat human exceptionalism.3 Yet these movements come in response to millennia of tradition they represent precisely a struggle against an entrenched belief that man s ascendancy over the animal and vegetable world has, after all, been a basic precondition of human history. 4 In some other cultural...
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Classical Antiquity. 2012; 312256–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2012.31.2.256
Published: 01 October 2012
... plausibly interprets 31. The site has a much longer history since the cemetery was built in rooms of a collapsed villa that had been occupied from the late first century bce to the late second or early third century ce. See Shumka 1999: 618 on dating and Soren 1999: 43 44 for chronology of the site. 32. The...
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Classical Antiquity. 2012; 312193–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2012.31.2.193
Published: 01 October 2012
... situating Spartan athletics in its broader societal context springs from my own belief that it is high time for historians interested in Greek athletics to move from writing sport history to writing the social history of sport. The former concentrates on sport itself, the latter on the role of sport in...
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Classical Antiquity. 2011; 3011–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2011.30.1.1
Published: 01 April 2011
... the history of the wandering womb outside of the world of Greek medicine, in part because until recently little was known about the ritual techniques designed to control it.1 In the past two decades, however, a number of newly discovered or newly edited amulets from places as widespread as Lebanon...
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Classical Antiquity. 2010; 292327–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2010.29.2.327
Published: 01 October 2010
... Hippias house models familial hierarchy. This metonymic association between domestic space and the power and status of elite males has a long history in Greek thought, stretching back to the Odyssey, via new comedy and tragedy, Xenophon s Oeconomicus, and a host of lawcourt speeches. It also would have...
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Classical Antiquity. 2010; 292181–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2010.29.2.181
Published: 01 October 2010
... in the generation after his death means that some of this convergence could be an artifact of literary history.2 Moreover, the Socratic authors were all deeply invested in the depiction of his character, so that no rigid line can be drawn between authentic recollections and distorted, manipulative...
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Classical Antiquity. 2010; 29192–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2010.29.1.92
Published: 01 April 2010
.... ANCIENT PHYSIOGNOMICS Those skilled in the pseudoscience of physiognomics claim the ability to reveal the true, inward character of a person or an entire nation by the interpretation of outward appearance. Physiognomics has had a long, inglorious history in the West from antiquity well into the modern era...
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Classical Antiquity. 2009; 282279–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2009.28.2.279
Published: 01 October 2009
... storms (uultu, quo caelum tempestatesque serenat, 255) have reassured millennia of readers that the storms of Roman history will be cleared away by the sunshine of the Pax Augusta. In recent decades, close readings of the prophecy itself have shown some of the ways in which this view needs to be nuanced...