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Tippling but not toppling: Eubulus PCG fr. 123 (2019)
Journal Article
Thomas, O. (2019). Tippling but not toppling: Eubulus PCG fr. 123. Classical Quarterly, doi:10.1017/S000983881900048X

Proposes a new reconstruction of the text of Eubulus fr. 123 = Athenaeus 1.23b.

»There’s nothing worse than athletes«: criticism of athletics and professionalism in the archaic and classical periods (2019)
Journal Article
Edmund, S. (2019). »There’s nothing worse than athletes«: criticism of athletics and professionalism in the archaic and classical periods. Nikephoros: Zeitschrift fuer Sport und Kultur im Altertum, 27(2014),

Victory in the great athletic games was widely seen in the Greek world as one of the summits of human achievement. Yet a surprisingly large number of texts present a negative view of athletics, including Xenophanes fr. 2 West and Euripides fr. 282 Tr... Read More

More from the Romano-British poets? A possible metrical inscription from East Farleigh, Kent (2019)
Journal Article
Mullen, A., & Tomlin, R. (in press). More from the Romano-British poets? A possible metrical inscription from East Farleigh, Kent. Britannia,

A four-line inscription in Old Roman Cursive on a pot base found in excavations in East Farleigh, Kent, in 2010 appears to be written (at least in part) in metre and has close textual similarities with examples from Binchester, County Durham. We desc... Read More

The tradition about the mons Caelius (2018)
Journal Article
Malloch, S. (2018). The tradition about the mons Caelius. Hermes, 146(4), 454-469

This essay offers three arguments concerning the ancient tradition about the mons Caelius. (1) Tacitus’ digression on the name of the mons Caelius at Annals 4.65 provides a useful framework for interpreting the complexity of the tradition: Caeles Vib... Read More

The villas of the eastern Adriatic and Ionian coastlands (2018)
Book Chapter
Bowden, W. (2018). The villas of the eastern Adriatic and Ionian coastlands. In G. Metraux, & A. Marzano (Eds.), Roman villas in the Mediterranean Basin: late Republic to late antiquity, 317-327. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781316687147

This paper examines the Roman villas of the coastal regions of the Ionian and eastern Adriatic seas, covering their development from the early Imperial period until late antiquity.

A multidisciplinary analysis of non-literary Latin texts from Roman Britain (2018)
Journal Article
Cotugno, F. (2018). A multidisciplinary analysis of non-literary Latin texts from Roman Britain. 00 Journal not listed, 23(1), 35-47. doi:10.5817/glb2018-1-3

The present paper is focussed on the major corpora of non-literary documents written on tablets in Roman Britain. This encompasses the stylus tablets from Londinium-Bloomberg, the ink-written tablets from Carlisle and Vindolanda, and the curse tablet... Read More

Behavioural economics and economic behaviour in classical Athens (2018)
Book Chapter
Lewis, D. (2018). Behavioural economics and economic behaviour in classical Athens. In B. Gray, M. Canevaro, A. Erskine, & J. Ober (Eds.), Ancient Greek history and contemporary social scienceEdinburgh University Press

This article addresses the formalist-substantivist controversy in ancient economic history by bringing two new approaches to bear on it. On the one hand, it critiques the formalist approach (which relies on assumptions about economically rational beh... Read More

Music in Euripides' Medea (2018)
Book Chapter
Thomas, O. (2018). Music in Euripides' Medea. In A. D'Angour, & T. Phillips (Eds.), Music, text and culture in Ancient GreeceOxford University Press

Argues for the plausibility of Athenaeus' evidence that Euripides' Medea contained an innovative treatment of melody, and discusses how this may have interacted with what the characters within the play say about musical innovations.

Hermetically unsealed: lyric genres in the Homeric Hymn to Hermes (2018)
Book Chapter
Thomas, O. (2018). Hermetically unsealed: lyric genres in the Homeric Hymn to Hermes. In T. Phillips, & F. Budelmann (Eds.), Textual events: performance and the lyric in early GreeceOxford University Press

The Hymn to Hermes offers a late archaic or early classical viewpoint on genre in lyric poetry. It compares hymns and theogonies to bantering songs at symposia, apparently in a paradox grounded in Hermes’ ability to control transfers across firm boun... Read More

Apollonius Rhodius Argonautica 4 and the epic gaze: there and back again (2018)
Book Chapter
Lovatt, H. (2018). Apollonius Rhodius Argonautica 4 and the epic gaze: there and back again. In A. Novokhatko, & A. Kampakoglou (Eds.), Gaze, vision and visuality in ancient Greek literature, 88-112. De Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110571288-005

The visuality of Apollonius Argonautica is complex and fascinating, and important for understanding that of later Greek and Roman epic. The Argonautica features in The Epic Gaze as the epic that wouldn't, a refusenik of the epic genre, a counterexamp... Read More

Classical reception and children's literature: Greece, Rome and childhood transformation (2018)
Book
O. Hodkinson, & H. V. Lovatt (Eds.), (2018). Classical reception and children's literature: Greece, Rome and childhood transformation

This volume presents research on the reception of the Classical world in children's literature, from the nineteenth century to the present day. It brings together contributions from scholars in Classics, English, History of Art and Education to discu... Read More

The archaeometry and archaeology of ancient Chinese glass: a review (2018)
Journal Article
Henderson, J., An, J., & Ma, H. (2018). The archaeometry and archaeology of ancient Chinese glass: a review. Archaeometry, 60(1), doi:10.1111/arcm.12368. ISSN 0003-813X

This paper provides a new review of archaeometric research carried out on glass found in China, set in an archaeological context, from its earliest occurrence, to the Song dynasty. It is set within a broad geographical context taking the terrestrial... Read More

Un nuevo cálato inscrito de Ca n’Oliver (Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona) (2017)
Journal Article
Moncunill Martí, N., & Francès, J. (2017). Un nuevo cálato inscrito de Ca n’Oliver (Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona). SAGVNTVM. Papeles del Laboratorio de Arqueología de Valencia, 49, doi:10.7203/SAGVNTVM.49.10534

Este artículo presenta la edición de una nueva inscripción ibérica hallada en el yacimiento de Turó de Ca n’Oliver (Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona). El nuevo texto documenta una nueva variante de la fórmula de la autoría en ibérico, que se caracter... Read More

Iberian: language, writing, epigraphy (2017)
Book
Moncunill Martí, N., & Velaza Frías, J. (2017). Iberian: language, writing, epigraphy. Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza

La lengua ibérica está documentada fundamentalmente por más de 2.000 inscripciones datables entre los siglos V a.E. y I d.E. en un territorio de la franja mediterránea que va desde el río Hérault en el Rosellón francés hasta Almería. Se trata, hoy po... Read More

The beautiful face of war: refreshing epic and reworking Homer in Flavian poetry (2017)
Book Chapter
Lovatt, H. (2017). The beautiful face of war: refreshing epic and reworking Homer in Flavian poetry. In M. Fucecchi, & F. Bessone (Eds.), The literary genres in the Flavian Age: canons, transformations, receptionDe Gruyter

At Statius Thebaid 8.342-427 the second day of fighting begins, after Amphiaraus is swallowed up by the earth. Although this is far from being the beginning of the poem, not even the beginning of the fighting, Statius in this passage creates an image... Read More

Indigenous naming practices in the Western Mediterranean: the case of Iberian (2017)
Journal Article
Moncunill Martí, N. (2017). Indigenous naming practices in the Western Mediterranean: the case of Iberian

The Iberian language is directly attested by ca. 2,250 inscriptions spanning the period from the 5th century BC to the 1st century AD, distributed between Eastern Andalusia and Languedoc. Although it must be considered a non-deciphered language, a la... Read More

Sacrifice and the Homeric Hymn to Hermes 112-41 (2017)
Book Chapter
Thomas, O. (2017). Sacrifice and the Homeric Hymn to Hermes 112-41. In I. Rutherford, & S. Hitch (Eds.), Animal sacrifice in the ancient Greek worldCambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781139017886.008

Examines the methodology by which one can connect this passage to historical sacrificial practices. In particular, I critique the previous approaches of Kahn, Clay and Burkert, and argue that the passage can be taken as aetiological with special refe... Read More