Phoenix Supplementary Volumes


Publications in this series complement the Classical Association of Canada's journal Phoenix to advance the study of the civilizations of the Greek and Roman world, their later influence, and their creative presence in modern culture. Works focus on the literature, language, history, philosophy, religion, mythology, science, archaeology, art, architecture, and culture of the Greek and Roman worlds.
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Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle
Roman Literary Cultures: Domestic Politics, Revolutionary Poetics, Civic Spectacle
Edited by Alison Keith and Jonathan Edmondson

Drawing on the historicizing turn in Latin literary scholarship, Roman Literary Cultures combines new critical methods with traditional analysis across four hundred years of Latin literature.

Published May 2016
Stymphalos, Volume One: The Acropolis Sanctuary
Stymphalos, Volume One: The Acropolis Sanctuary
Edited by Gerald P. Schaus

The buildings and artifacts uncovered by Canadian excavations at Stymphalos (1994–2001) shed light on the history and cult of a small sanctuary on the acropolis of the ancient city. The thirteen detailed studies collected here illuminate a variety of aspects of the site.

Published May 2014
Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World
Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World
Edited by Sheila L. Ager and Riemer A. Faber

With a range of social, artistic, economic, political, and literary perspectives, the contributors provide a lively exploration of  the tensions and opportunities of life in the Hellenistic Mediterranean.

Published Apr 2013
Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry
Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry
Emmet I. Robbins
Edited by Bonnie MacLachlan

Thalia Delighting in Song ensures that the next generation of Classicists will continue to benefit from the insights of one of the foremost scholars in the field.

Published Mar 2013
Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture
Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture
Edited by Michele George

The contributors engage with questions concerning the slave trade, manumission, slave education, containment and movement, and the use of slaves in the Roman army.

Published Mar 2013
Apuleius and Antonine Rome: Historical Essays
Apuleius and Antonine Rome: Historical Essays
by Keith Bradley
Apuleius and Antonine Rome effectively illustrates how socio-cultural history can be recovered from works of literature.

Published Apr 2012
Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and Its Times - Regards sur la Seconde Sophistique et son époque
Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and Its Times - Regards sur la Seconde Sophistique et son époque
Edited by Thomas Schmidt and Pascale Fleury

From a workshop held at Université Laval, Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and its Times brings together fourteen essays and a range of perspectives, including work from scholars in literature, philology, linguistics, history, political science, sociology, and religion.

Published Apr 2011
Roman Dress and the  Fabrics of  Roman Culture
Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture
Edited by Jonathan Edmondson and Alison Keith

Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture investigates the social symbolism and cultural poetics of dress in the ancient Roman world in the period from 200 BCE-400 CE.

Published Nov 2009
Epigraphy and the Greek Historian
Epigraphy and the Greek Historian
Edited by Craig Cooper

Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history.

Published Dec 2008
In the Image of the Ancestors: Narratives of Kinship in Flavian Epic
In the Image of the Ancestors: Narratives of Kinship in Flavian Epic
Neil W. Bernstein

Neil W. Bernstein argues that four Roman epic poems contain depictions of kinship that are significantly different from earlier epic and examines these representations in the context of the social, political, and aesthetic changes of the early Imperial period.

Published Aug 2008