Texts and culture in late antiquity : inheritance, authority, and change ; [... inaugural meeting of the Celtic Conference in Classics, held at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, in September 2000]

Textual inheritances and textual relations in late antiquity / J.H.D. Scourfield -- A new created world : classical geographical texts and Christian contexts in late antiquity / Mark Humphries -- Antiquity and authority in Nonius Marcellus / Anna Chahoud -- More Roman than the Romans of Rome : Virgi...

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Corporate Authors: Celtic Conference in Classics
Other Authors: Chahoud, Anna (); Scourfield, J. H. D. (); Scourfield, John Howell David (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language: English
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Published: Swansea Classical Press of Wales 2007
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains: B Late Antiquity / Literature / Intertextuality
B Latin / Literature / History 300-600
B Greek language / Literature / History 300-600
Further subjects: B Civilization, Greco-Roman
B Christianity and other religions Roman
B Latin literature History and criticism
B Greek literature History and criticism
B Literature and society History Rome
B Christian literature, Early History and criticism
B Civilization, Classical
B Literature and society (Rome) History
B Classical literature History and criticism
B Conference program
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Summary: Textual inheritances and textual relations in late antiquity / J.H.D. Scourfield -- A new created world : classical geographical texts and Christian contexts in late antiquity / Mark Humphries -- Antiquity and authority in Nonius Marcellus / Anna Chahoud -- More Roman than the Romans of Rome : Virgilian (self-)fashioning in Claudian's Panegyric for the consuls Olybrius and Probinus / Stephen Wheeler -- Birth and transfiguration : some gospel episodes in Juvenus and Sedulius / Roger P.H. Green -- Virgil, Christianity, and the Cento probae / Scott McGill -- The Bible hellenized : Nonnus' Paraphrase of St. John's Gospel and 'Eudocia's' Homeric centos / Mary Whitby -- Plotinus and the myth of love / Andrew Smith -- John of Stobi on the soul / John Dillon -- What's in a divine name? : Proclus on Plato's Cratylus / R.M. van den Berg -- Pagans and Christians on providence / Andrew Louth -- Jerome, Virgil, and the captive maiden : the attitude of Jerome to classical literature / Ann Mohr -- John Cassian, the Instituta Aegyptorum, and the apostolic church / Richard J. Goodrich
Item Description: "Six chapters of this volume represent reworkings of papers originally delivered in the panel [on the theme 'Late antiquity: its uses of ancient texts] ... [at] the inaugural meeting of the Celtic Conference in Classics, held at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, in September 2000."--Pref. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781905125173