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Horticulture and the Roman Shaping of Nature  

Victoria E. Pagán

In the Roman world, horticulture (the art and practice of garden cultivation and management) is one aspect of the larger enterprise of farming and agriculture. Hortus denotes a kitchen ... More

The Novel  

Stephen A. Nimis

Print publication date:
Aug 2009
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
The novel flourished at a time when Greek identity was above all a matter of cultural affiliation. This article argues that the characters in the novels are fundamentally concerned with ... More

Reception: The Case of Babylonian Literature  

Johannes Haubold

Online publication date:
Feb 2017
This chapter considers the reception, projection, and invention of Babylonian literature in the Roman Empire, taking into account the perspectives of classical authors as well as the ... More