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Author Christesen, Paul
Title A Tall Order. Writing the Social History of the Ancient World : Essays in Honor of William V. Harris
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2005
©2005
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Descript 1 online resource (403 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Beiträge Zur Altertumskunde Ser. ; v.216
Beiträge Zur Altertumskunde Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Illustrations -- Preface -- William V. Harris: the first forty years of scholarship (1965-2005) -- Religion in context -- 1. A God of Reciprocity: Torah and Social Relations in an Ancient Mediterranean Society -- 2. Distinguishing Jewishness in Antiquity -- 3. Jesus, an Adulteress, and the Development of Christian Scripture -- 4. Constantius II and the First Removal of the Altar of Victory -- 5. Du lard ou du cochon?' The Testamentum Porcelli as a Jewish Anti-Christian Pamphlet -- Imperialism and its soldiers -- 6. Aristocratic Competition, Horses, and the Spolia Opima Once Again -- 7. An Architecture of Human Heads: Gallic Responses to Roman Power -- 8. From Conquest to Civilization: The Rhetoric of Imperialism in the Early Principate -- 9. Soldiers' Slaves, Dirty Work', and the Social Status of Roman Soldiers -- Law and economy in ancient society -- 10. Veterans, Agriculture, and Monetisation in the Late Roman Republic -- 11. Country Villas in Roman Central Italy: Reassessing the Evidence -- 12. The Delicts of the Countryside in Longus' Daphnis and Chloe -- 13. Raman Governments and Collegia: A New Appraisal of the Evidence -- Historiography -- 14. Imagining Olympia: Hippias of Elis and the First Olympic Victor List -- 15. A Sense of Change and the Historiography of the Turn from Republic to Empire -- Afterword -- Contributors
Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung klassischer Literatur und zur Forschung im gesamten Gebiet der Altertumswissenschaften
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Christesen, Paul A Tall Order. Writing the Social History of the Ancient World : Essays in Honor of William V. Harris Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2005 9783598778285
Subject Rome--Social conditions--510-30 B.C
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Alt Author Hollander, David B
Jinyu, Liu
Kousser, Rachel
Marzano, Annalisa
McDonnell, Myles
Phang, Sara Elise
Roth, P. Jonathan
Schwartz, Saundra
Thompson, L. Glenn
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