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Author Vita vigilia est: a conference on the Elder Pliny in honour of Barbara Levick (2002 : Oxford, England)

Title Vita vigilia est : essays in honour of Barbara Levick / edited by Edward Bispham and Greg Rowe, with Elaine Matthews.

Published London : Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  937.07 VITA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvii, 193 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map ; 25 cm.
Series Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement ; 100
Notes "Most of the papers in this volume were delivered at "Vita vigilia est: a conference on the Elder Pliny in honour of Barbara Levick" ... held at St Hilda's College, Oxford, on 9-11 April 2002"--p. ix.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Appreciation of Barbara Levick / by Stephen Mitchell -- Publications of Barbara Levick -- The wonderful world of Mucianus / Rhiannon Ash -- Situating nature's wonders in Pliny's Natural History / Mary Beagon -- Pliny the Elder's Italy / Edward Bispham -- Painting and familial and genealogical memory (Pliny, Natural History 35, 1-14) / Mireille Corbier -- The Elder Pliny on philosophers / Miriam Griffin -- Lords of the rings: ring-wearing, status, and identity in the age of Pliny the Elder / Richard Hawley -- Scepticism, superstition, and the stars: astronomical angst in Pliny the Elder / Geraldine Herbert-Brown -- Making a spectacle of oneself: Pliny on Curio's theatre / Clemence Schultze -- Pliny the Elder and archaic Rome / Christopher Smith -- Pliny, antiquarianism, and Roman imperial coinage / Jonathan Williams.
Other author Levick, Barbara.
Bispham, Edward.
Rowe, Greg, 1966-
Matthews, Elaine.
Subject Pliny, the Elder -- Congresses.
Rome -- History -- Flavians, 69-96 -- Congresses.
ISBN 1905670141