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The Novel in Antiquity

by Tomas Hägg

  • 317 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • History / Ancient / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709670M
    ISBN 100520076389
    ISBN 109780520076389

    This study discusses the Greek novel through the ages, from the genre's flowering in late Antiquity to its learned revival in twelfth-century Byzantium. Its unique feature is its full coverage of the Byzantine novels, demonstrating that they both depend upon and react against the ancient novel, and can only be understood against the cultural.   About the Author. Tomas Hägg is Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Bergen and author of The Novel in Antiquity (California, ), among other Rousseau, Associate Professor of History at the University of Auckland, is currently Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies at the Catholic University of America and author, most recently, of Basil of.

    New, revised edition of the fantastic intermediate Latin book Ad Alpes by H.C. Nutting. It's a page novel-style narrative chronicling the journey of a Roman family. Its frame story contains about shorter stories from Roman history, myth, and the Bible. Perfect for extensive reading. The Lost World is a techno thriller novel written by Michael Crichton and published by Knopf.A paperback edition (ISBN X) followed in It is a sequel to his earlier novel Jurassic , both novels were re-published as a single book titled Michael Crichton's Jurassic World, unrelated to the film of the same : Michael Crichton.

      The Ancient Nine is a rare, unforgettable read!" —Open Letters Review "Pulls you into the depths of a secret world from the first page. Ian Smith’s novel is unmissable." —Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling author of Missing You/5(17).   Archaeology and fiction. Margaret Elphinstone (a1) and Caroline Wickham-Jones (a2) In the summer of author Margaret Elphinstone, embarking on a novel set in the prehistoric period (Elphinstone ), sought out archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones to discover more about Mesolithic Scotland. New Book Chronicle. Antiquity Cited by: 1.


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The Antiquity takes you on a wild ride from Jesus Christ to the Nazis to present day Los Angeles. This book has interesting characters with lots of plots and twists. I rate this gripping suspenseful novel a 5 out of /5. Books and Reviews. Latest issue reviews - free to access. Review articles.

Diversity of forager lifeways in the prehistoric past Jacob L. Fisher. Book reviews. Review by Marijke van der Veen Fruit from the sands: the Silk Road origins of the foods we eat Antiquity, Department of Archaeology Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE. Hägg, T. (), The Novel in Antiquity, Berkeley, ISBN B.

Reardon Collected Ancient Greek Novels (Berkeley: University of California Press, ); G. Schmeling ed. The Novel in the Ancient World, 2nd ed. (Leiden: Brill, ); T. Whitmarsh ed.

The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Tracing the development of Greek romances from B.C.

through twelfth-century Byzantium, Tomas Hägg analyses the content, plot and narrative techniques of the ancient novel, and explores the social and literary milieu in which the genre flourished.

Bestselling author Norman Cantor delivers this compact but magisterial survey of the ancient world -- from the birth of Sumerian civilization around B.C. in the Tigris-Euphrates valley (present-day Iraq) to the fall of the Roman Empire in A.D. In Antiquity, Cantor covers such subjects as Classical Greece, Judaism, the founding of Christianity, and the triumph and decline of Rome.4/5(44).

The Novel in Antiquity First Edition by Tomas Hägg (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tomas Hägg Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The Novel in Antiquity (published in Sweden in as Den Antika Romanen) provides a superb overview of the social background of the Hellenistic society in which the Greek novel was born together.

The novel in antiquity --a contradiction in terms. --The ideal Greek novel --The social background and the first readers of the novel --The literary pedigree of the novel --From historical novel to medieval 'popular book' --The new heroes: apostles, martyrs and saints --The Roman comic novel --The renaissance of the Greek novel.

Other Titles. The ancient novel has enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years not only among students of literature, but also among those looking for new sources on the popular culture of antiquity and among scholars of religion. The volume surveys the new insights and approaches to the ancient novel which have emerged form the application of a variety of.

About the Book. Tracing the development of Greek romances from B.C. through twelfth-century Byzantium, Tomas Hägg analyses the content, plot and narrative techniques of the ancient novel, and explores the social and literary milieu in which the genre flourished.

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Novel Antiquity. December 7, Timothy F. Kauffman Comments. Book III, Chapter 3, paragraphsis that Irenæus neither identifies Peter as the first Bishop of Rome, nor imputes anything special to the bishopric except that it was located in the chief city of the empire.

The intent of this chapter was to show that “it is within. A novel is a long, fictional narrative which describes intimate human experiences. The novel in the modern era usually makes use of a literary prose style. The development of the prose novel at this time was encouraged by innovations in printing, and the introduction of cheap paper in the 15th century.

A fictional narrative. About this book. This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary. Offers both a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of close literary analysis; Brings together the most up-to-date international scholarship on the ancient novel, including fresh new academic.

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Free shipping for many products. This study discusses the Greek novel through the ages, from the genre's flowering in late Antiquity to its learned revival in twelfth-century Byzantium. Its unique feature is its full coverage of the Byzantine novels, demonstrating that they both depend upon and react against the ancient novel, and can only be understood against the cultural Cited by: That is, all the Gentiles, both Greeks and Romans.

We may seasonably note here, that Josephus wrote his Seven Books of the Jewish War long before he wrote these his Antiquities. Those books of the War were published about A.D. 75, and these Antiquities, A.

93, about eighteen years later. This Epaphroditus was certainly alive in the third year of Trajan, A.D. See the note on the. _Antiquity_ by Norman F. Cantor is a very readable and useful general introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Mediterranean.

Though he wrote in his introduction that this book covers antiquity from earliest humanity (about million years ago) to the fall of the Roman Empire (in the west) in the fifth century A.D., the focus is primarily on the cultures of ancient Greece and /5(4).

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