The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies by G. R. Boys-StonesThe Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies by G. R. Boys-Stones

The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies

EditorG. R. Boys-Stones, Barbara Graziosi, Phiroze Vasunia

Hardcover | October 3, 2009

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The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies is a unique collection of some seventy articles which together explore the ways in which ancient Greece has been, is, and might be studied. It is intended to inform its readers, but also, importantly, to inspire them, and to enable them to pursue theirown research by introducing the primary resources and exploring the latest agenda for their study. The emphasis is on the breadth and potential of Hellenic Studies as a flourishing and exciting intellectual arena, and also upon its relevance to the way we think about ourselves today.
G. R. Boys-Stones is Senior Lecturer in Classics, Durham University. Barbara Graziosi is Senior Lecturer in Classics, Durham University. Phiroze Vasunia is Reader in Classics, Reading University.
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic StudiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:750 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:October 3, 2009Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199286140

ISBN - 13:9780199286140

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Table of Contents

I. Hellenes and Hellenisms1. Introduction2. James I. Porter: Hellenism and Modernity3. Yannis Hamilakis: Indigenous Hellenisms / Indigenous Modernities4. Robert Rollinger: Near Eastern Perspectives on the Greeks5. Franco De Angelis: Colonies and Colonization6. Polly Low: The Athenian Empire7. Pierre Briant: Alexander the Great8. Susan Stephens: Hellenistic Culture9. Alessandro Barchiesi: Roman Perspectives on the Greeks10. Tim Whitmarsh: Greece under Rome11. Erich S. Gruen: Hebraism and Hellenism12. Gotthard Strohmaier: The Greek Heritage in Islam13. Christopher S. Celenza: Hellenism in the Renaissance14. Paul Cartledge: Hellenism in the Enlightenment15. Luciano Canfora: Ideologies of HellenismII. The Polis1. Introduction2. James Redfield: The Polis3. Sara Forsdyke: Civic Institutions4. Sitta von Reden: Economy and Trade5. Peter Hunt: War and Society6. Robin Osborne: Urban Landscape and Architecture7. John Ma: The City as Memory8. Christopher Gill: Ancient Concepts of Personal Identity9. Fiona Hobden: Symposium and the Culture of Consumption10. Claude Calame: Age, Peer Groups, Rites of Passage11. Eva Cantarella: Friendship, Love, and Marriage12. Laura McClure: Sexuality and Gender13. Page duBois: Slavery14. Benjamin Isaac: Ethnic Prejudice and Racism15. Kim Ayodeji: Maritime Identities16. Maria Pretzler: Travel and Travel Writing17. Julia Kindt: Religion18. Jason Konig: Games and Festivals19. Carol Dougherty: Just Visiting: The Mobile World of Classical Athens20. C. J. Rowe: Political TheoryIII. Performance and Texts1. Introduction2. Gregory Nagy: Performance and Text in Ancient Greece3. Wolfgang Rosler: Literacy and Books4. Johannes Haubold: Epic Poetry5. Andrew Capra: Lyric poetry6. Oliver Taplin: Tragedy7. David Konstan: Comedy8. Caroline Dewald: Historiography9. Lene Rubinstein: Oratory10. William D. Desmond: Low Philosophy11. Dirk Baltzly: High Philosophy12. Derek Collins: Magic13. Brooke Holmes: Medicine14. Eleonora Rocconi: Music15. Reviel Netz: Exact Sciences16. Alexander Sens: Hellenistic Poetry17. Christopher Pelling: Biography18. Stephen A. Nimis: The Novel19. Andrew Ford: PerformanceIV. Methods and Approaches1. Introduction2. G. E. R. Lloyd: Comparative Approaches to the Study of Culture3. Emily Greenwood: Postcolonialism4. Walter Scheidel: Demography and Sociology5. Jan N. Bremmer: Myth, Mythology, and Mythography6. Marilyn Skinner: Gender Studies7. Philomen Probert: Comparative Philology and Linguistics8. P. J. Rhodes: Epigraphy9. James Whitley: Archaeology10. Andrew Meadows: Numismatics11. Natalie Tchernetska: Manuscript Studies12. David Armstrong: Papyrology13. Luigi Battezzato: Textual Criticism14. Barbara Graziosi: Commentaries15. Rachel Bowlby: Psychoanalysis16. Alexandra Lianeri: Translation Studies17. Pantelis Michelakis: Film Studies18. Miriam Leonard: Reception