Cygnifiliana

Cygnifiliana

Author: Roy Arthur Swanson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 0820478806

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 210

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In the course of an academic career spanning five decades, Professor Roy Arthur Swanson established himself as an internationally recognized scholar and outstanding teacher in Classics and literary studies. He is the author of five books and the co-author of three books, and has been active as an editor and contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly publications. Twelve former students, colleagues, and friends have contributed papers in honor of Professor Swanson's seventy-fifth birthday. These papers all touch on subjects close to his heart, ranging from Greek, Roman, Italian, Scandinavian, and German literary studies to modern pop culture.
Cygnifiliana
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Roy Arthur Swanson, Chad Matthew Schroeder
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Peter Lang

In the course of an academic career spanning five decades, Professor Roy Arthur Swanson established himself as an internationally recognized scholar and outstanding teacher in Classics and literary studies. He is the author of five books and the co-author of three books, and has been active as an editor and
The New Politics of Olympos
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michael Brumbaugh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"This book is a study of the ways in which Kallimachos used hymns praising the Olympian gods to shape a political discourse on kingship emerging in the Hellenistic world. In it, I investigate how the poet crafts compelling new portrayals of the gods that refigure the politics of the divine
Acts of the Apostles and the Rhetoric of Roman Imperialism
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Drew W. Billings
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Billings demonstrates that Acts was written in conformity with broader representational trends found on imperial monuments and in the epigraphic record of the early second century.
Identity and Values
Language: en
Pages: 145
Authors: Susi Ferrarello, Stefano Giacchetti
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-10 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book provides an analysis of values and identity within the context of ancient, modern and contemporary philosophy. This issue is addressed from the viewpoints of intersubjective and individual experience. The contributors to this volume answer the following questions: What are the lived-meanings of “values” and “ethics” from a philosophical,
Reading Dionysus
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Courtney J.P. Friesen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-17 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

Courtney J. P. Friesen explores shifting boundaries of ancient religions by way of the reception of a popular tragedy, Euripides' Bacchae. As a play staging political crises provoked by the arrival of the "foreign" god Dionysus and his ecstatic cult, audiences and readers found resonances with their own cultural moments.