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Classical Antiquity. 2008; 27135–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2008.27.1.35
Published: 01 April 2008
...Rebecca Edwards This paper will examine intertextual references between the Dialogus of Tacitus and the letters of Pliny, in particular those regarding boar hunting. It will argue that there are clues in the letters of Pliny which can help us to understand the relationship between these two writers...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38158–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.58
Published: 01 April 2019
...Holly Haynes In Letter 5.8 Pliny shows that in the post-Domitianic era historia has become an impossible genre, both as a vehicle for conventional moral wisdom and because of the authoritative narrative voice it necessitates. The letter's literary strategies of deferral express these problems even...
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Classical Antiquity. 2008; 272203–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2008.27.2.203
Published: 01 October 2008
...Neil W. Bernstein Recent scholarship has examined Pliny's efforts to embed his acts of patronage in the rhetorical context of paternity. This paper examines how Pliny employs the discourse of paternity in representing himself as a mentor and exemplary model for young men, with particular focus on...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382250–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.250
Published: 01 October 2019
... authors—similarly directing their works to the past—were unabashedly writing only after the tyrant was safely dead. Tacitus and Pliny had lamented the servility and silence that predominated during Domitian's reign, in which the Roman world endured fifteen years of terror without uttering a word. Into...
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Classical Antiquity. 1990; 9114–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010919
Published: 01 April 1990
...Eleanor Winsor Leach Copyright 1990 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Samuel Dill, Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius (London, 1904; rpt. New York, 1956) 141-43. 2 A. N. Sherwin-White, The Let- ters of Pliny: A Historical and Social Commentary, corr...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 381141–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.141
Published: 01 April 2019
... hardheaded truisms prove equally problematic for senatorial oratory. The failures of both speeches comment on the necessity of a consciously fictive “public transcript” such as Pliny's Panegyric while pointing to historiography as the proper place for Realpolitik truths. The debate sheds new light on...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352247–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.247
Published: 01 October 2016
...Dunstan Lowe Static levitation is a form of marvel with metaphysical implications whose long history has not previously been charted. First, Pliny the Elder reports an architect’s plan to suspend an iron statue using magnetism, and the later compiler Ampelius mentions a similar-sounding wonder in...
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Classical Antiquity. 1999; 182330–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011104
Published: 01 October 1999
...David H. Sick In letter 7.24 Pliny provides his readers with a character sketch of the elderly matriarch of a distinguished and wealthy Italian family-Ummidia Quadratilla. Ummidia passed her later years as a fan of the theater; specifically, "she had pantomimes." Pliny disapproves of the shows...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 3911–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.1
Published: 01 April 2020
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39195–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.95
Published: 01 April 2020
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Classical Antiquity. 2011; 30187–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2011.30.1.87
Published: 01 April 2011
... historians use the growth and collapse of trees to mark the rise and fall of dynasties; natural historians like Columella and Pliny use metaphors of adoption, abortion, and adultery to characterize the perversions of agriculture and horticulture. It is thus no coincidence that Aeneas' encounters with Hector...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382217–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.217
Published: 01 October 2019
... sexual predation or harassment in the baths. Pliny the Elder sug- gests that even a small piece of jewelry could communicate volumes, however, and might be worth the investment. In the midst of his complaints about Roman women s prodigal use of pearls, he writes: cupiuntque iam et pauperes, lictorem 35...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362183–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.183
Published: 01 October 2017
...://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2017 codex Martial Pliny diffusion of innovations technology Christianity book roll Caesar Suetonius notebook LDAB S-curve simulation Monte Carlo method The Birth of the Codex BENJAMIN HARNETT The Diffusion of the Codex The adoption of the codex for...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38191–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.91
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 3812–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.2
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372267–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.267
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372321–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.321
Published: 01 October 2018
... selective inscrip- tional testimonia for the cult of Asklepios, do not include the fragmentary remnants of the C and D stelai. While the C stele is overall in bad shape, it nevertheless contains legible materials, for which see LiDonnici 1995: 117 31. 5. Later authors like Pliny (NH 29.1.4), Pausanias...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372351–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.351
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2004; 231139–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2004.23.1.139
Published: 01 April 2004
... second, I discuss Agricola 's relationship to Sallust's monographs and adduce for comparison Pliny the Younger's career as a Catullan poet; I show that claims to write after the manner of a canonical author directly serve the aim of ““keeping options open.”” Copyright ©© 2004 by The Regents of the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 37163–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.63
Published: 01 April 2018
...; Doody 2009b; König and Woolf 2013a. 31. Doody 2009b: 12; König and Woolf 2013b: 1; Blair 2013. 32. Harris-McCoy 2008: 10 13; Doody 2009a: 10 17; 2009b: 42 58; König and Woolf 2013b: 1 5. See, e.g., Diod. Sic. 33.7.7; Dion. Hal. Thuc. 50.18; Vit. De Arch. 1.1.12; Quint. Inst. Orat. 1.10.1. Pliny the...