The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies
Language: en
Pages: 912
Authors: George Boys-Stones, Barbara Graziosi, Phiroze Vasunia
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-20 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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 their
Oxford Handbook of Epicurus and Epicureanism
Language: en
Pages: 831
Authors: Phillip Mitsis
Categories: PHILOSOPHY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

This volume offers authoritative discussions of all aspects of the philosophy of Epicurus (340-271 BCE) and then traces Epicurean influences throughout the Western tradition. It is an unmatched resource for those wishing to deepen their knowledge of Epicureanism's powerful arguments about death, happiness, and the nature of the material world.
The Oxford Handbook of the Second Sophistic
Language: en
Pages: 758
Authors: Daniel S. Richter, William Allen Johnson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The study of the Second Sophistic is a relative newcomer to the Anglophone field of classics, and much of what characterizes it temporally and culturally remains a matter of legitimate contestation. This Handbook offers a diversity of scholarly voices that attempt to define the state of this developing field. Included
The Oxford Handbook of Western Music and Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 1152
Authors: Assistant Professor of Music and Ad Astra Fellow Tomás McAuley, Tomás McAuley, Nanette Nielsen, Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy Emeritus Jerrold Levinson, Jerrold Levinson, Ariana Phillips-Hutton
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Whether regarded as a perplexing object, a morally captivating force, an ineffable entity beyond language, or an inescapably embodied human practice, music has captured philosophically inclined minds since time immemorial. In turn, musicians of all stripes have called on philosophy as a source of inspiration and encouragement, and scholars of
Homer: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Barbara Graziosi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Homer's mythological tales of war and homecoming,the Iliad and the Odyssey, are widely considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of western literature. Yet their author, 'the greatest poet that ever lived' is something of a mystery. By the 6th century BCE, Homer had already