Abstract Jakobi (38/2014)

Aus dem Befund, dass die Schlussszene des 4. Buches der Iohannis in Wirklichkeit den Auftakt des 5. Buches bildet, werden die Konsequenzen für die Komposition nicht nur dieses Buches, sondern …

Abstract Simon-Mahé (38/2014)

Der Eid spielt eine wichtige Rolle in der zivilen wie in der militärischen Geschichte der Römer. Mit dem sacramentum militiae schwört der Soldat im Moment der Rekrutierung, dem Führer bis …

Abstract Schramm (40/2016)

In his Dionysiaca (44-46), partly a paraphrase of Euripides’ Bacchae in hexameters, Nonnus presents an un-Euripidean reading of Euripides’ play. A detailed comparison of motives and an analysis of allusions …

Abstract Zaccaria (40/2016)

In D.L. 6,13 (= FGrHist 84 F 24) the biographer Neanthes attributes to Antisthenes of Athens the symbolic act of ἁπλῶσαι θοἰμάτιον, which must mean ‘unfolding the mantle’. This attribution …

Abstract Tralau (40/2016)

This paper explores the implications of evolutionary aesthetics for aesthetics as a normative venture. First, it develops the thesis that Aristotle’s cognitive theory of metaphor can be explained historically as …

Abstract Lin (40/2016)

As a literary genre prevailing in the fourth century BC in classical Greece, the so-called Sokratikoi Logoi are endowed with fictional characteristics. This paper concentrates on a common literary motive …

Abstract Müller (40/2016)

This article examines the fundamental role ‘reputable opinions’ play in Aristotle’s ethical epistemology. In the first part, the meaning of ‘endoxon’ is delineated with a view to Aristotle’s scattered remarks …

Abstract Winterling (40/2016)

The article takes its starting point from contemporary descriptions of Augustan rule, which according to Tacitus argued that Augustus had re-established the Roman res publica under the name princeps. While …