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Bowersock, G. W. (Glen Warren) 1936-

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Works: 123 works in 510 publications in 4 languages and 17,126 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Sources  Dictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Other, Translator, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: DG279, B
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Late antiquity : a guide to the postclassical world by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In eleven in-depth essays and over 500 encyclopedia entries, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture of an era marked by the rise of two world religions, unprecedented political upheavals that remade the map of the known world, and the creation of art of enduring glory." "By extending the commonly accepted chronological and territorial boundaries of the period - to encompass Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic cultures, from the middle of the third century to the end of the eighth - this guide makes new connections and permits revealing comparisons."--Jacket
Between republic and empire interpretations of Augustus and his principate ( )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction as history Nero to Julian by G. W Bowersock ( )
21 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julian the Apostate by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
24 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Augustus and the Greek world by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
32 editions published between 1962 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman Arabia by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek sophists in the Roman Empire by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
24 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Gibbon to Auden essays on the classical tradition by G. W Bowersock ( )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume collects seventeen of G.W. Bowersock's essays, each illustrating how the classical past has captured the imagination of some of the greatest figures in modern historiography and literature. The essays here range across three centuries, the eighteenth to the twentieth, and are divided chronologically." "The result is a rich survey of the early modern and modern uses of the classical past by one of its most important contemporary commentators."--Jacket
Hellenism in Late Antiquity by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empires in collision in late antiquity by G. W Bowersock ( )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Gibbon and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon ( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martyrdom and Rome by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mosaics as history : the Near East from late antiquity to Islam by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Over the past century, exploration and serendipity have uncovered mosaic after mosaic in the Near East--maps, historical images, mythical figures, and religious scenes that constitute an immense treasure of new testimony from antiquity. The stories these mosaics tell unfold in this brief, richly informed book by a preeminent scholar of the classical world." --Dust jacket
Xenophon by Xenophon ( Book )
in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
XENOPHON (c.430-c. 354 B.C.) of Athens, son of Gryllos, and friend of Socrates was a wealthy gentleman of his day. He joined in an expedition including ten thousand other Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus deep into Asia Minor against the Persian king who defeated and killed Cyrus. It fell to Xenophon to lead the Greeks northward through danger and stress until they reached Scutari early in 400 B.C. Later he wrote the famous extant vivid account of this March Up-Country (Anabasis) in seven books, a true story of remarkable adventures and discipline; but meanwhile he entered service under the Spartans against the Persian king, married happily, and joined the staff of the Spartan king, Agesilaus. But Athens was at war with Sparta in 394 and exiled Xenophon for being pro-Sparta. The Spartans gave him an estate near Elis where he lived for years writing and hunting and educating his sons. Reconciled to Sparta, Athens restored Xenophon to honour but he preferred to retire in Corinth. His Memoirs of Socrates adds to Platos picture of Socrates from a different viewpoint. In the Apology of Socrates Xenophon supplements Platos similar work; and in Banquet presents an attractive counterpart to Platos. The charming Oeconomicus makes Socrates give advice on household management and married life of ordinary people. Hiero is a dialogue on government, Agesilaus praises that king; we also have Constitution of Lacedaemon (Sparta); Ways and Means on the finances of Athens; Manual for a Cavalry Commander; a good manual of Horsmanship; a lively Hunting with Hounds, mostly hare-hunting; a philosophical-historical romance Education of Cyrus (the Elder) on the ideal ruler and government; and the important Hellenica, (a history which purposely carries on Thucydides), 411-362 B.C. The Constitution of the Athenians, though obviously not by Xenophon, is an interesting important document on politics at Athens
On the donation of Constantine by Lorenzo Valla ( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Latin and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457) was the most important theorist of the humanist movement. He wrote a major work on Latin style, On Elegance in the Latin Language, which became a battle-standard in the struggle for the reform of Latin across Europe, and Dialectical Disputations, a wide-ranging attack on scholastic logic. His most famous work is On the Donation of Constantine, an oration in which Valla uses new philological methods to attack the authenticity of the most important document justifying the papacy's claims to temporal rule. It appears here in a new translation with introduction and notes by G. W. Bowersock, based on the critical text of Wolfram Setz (1976). This volume also includes a text and translation of the Constitutum Constantini, commonly known as the Donation of Constantine."--BOOK JACKET
Interpreting late antiquity : essays on the postclassical world ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A. D. Momigliano : studies on modern scholarship by Arnaldo Momigliano ( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throne of Adulis : Red Sea wars on the eve of Islam by G. W Bowersock ( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just prior to the rise of Islam in the sixth century AD, southern Arabia was embroiled in a violent conflict between Christian Ethiopians and Jewish Arabs. Though little known today, this was an international war that involved both the Byzantine Empire, which had established Christian churches in Ethiopia, and the Sasanian Empire in Persia, which supported the Jews in what became a proxy war against its longtime foe Byzantium. Our knowledge of these events derives largely from an inscribed marble throne at the Ethiopian port of Adulis, meticulously described by a sixth-century Christian mercha
Arktouros : Hellenic studies presented to Bernard M. W. Knox on the occasion of his 65th birthday ( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Apollonius of Tyana by Philostratus ( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enth.: The life of Apollonius of Tyana / Philostratus. The Epistles of Apollonius. The Treatise of Eusebius
 
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Alternative Names
Bowersock, G.W.
Bowersock, G. W., 1936-
Bowersock, G. W. (Glen Warren), 1936-
Bowersock, Glen
Bowersock, Glen 1936-
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Bowersock, Glen W. (Glen Warren), 1936-
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Languages
English (296)
Latin (2)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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