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By David Hall, Glenn Foard, Tracey Partida

An Atlas of Northamptonshire offers an ancient atlas of the larger a part of Northamptonshire (the first zone having been released as An Atlas of Rockingham Forest). It provides in map shape the result of fieldwork and documentary examine undertaken because the mid-1960s to map the panorama of the complete of Northamptonshire ahead of enclosure through Parliamentary Act. this can be the 1st time an entire county has been thoroughly studied during this manner, and the 1st time an entire county has had a correct view of its medieval panorama with information of the medieval fields, woods, pastures and meadows which were mapped by way of ground-survey of archaeological continues to be proven the place attainable from aerial images and early maps. it's also the 1st time a county has been mapped displaying all pre-parliamentary enclosure delivering complete info for the tricky subject matter of early enclosure in a midland county. entire correct ancient map resources are indexed, many in inner most ownership and never lodged with county list workplaces. Settlements are mentioned in keeping with the specified mapping of each apartment depicted on ancient maps as wells the level of earthworks, which gives a lot new facts relative to payment improvement within the Midlands. in addition to being hugely proper for a person learning medieval settlements and enclosure, it illustrates how GIS can be utilized to give a really great amount of old and panorama info for any quarter. The essentially laid out maps in complete color all through include a huge volume of knowledge which jointly supply a desirable new portrait of this ancient county.

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Aristaenetus: Text and Translation (Themes from Greco-Roman Antiquity), Atlanta, forthcoming. 53 34 owen hodkinson and patricia a. rosenmeyer The peaking of the fictional, the sophisticated, and the self-conscious narrative around the second century ad in these two forms, epistolary fiction and the novel, is thus no coincidence, but rather evidence of a close generic connection between them. Part III. Jewish and Early Christian Epistolary Narratives The volume concludes with a look towards two important Greek letterwriting cultures within the Roman Empire, namely those of the Jews and the Christians.

Some of the contributions here point out intertextuality of various kinds between earlier and later texts in the Greek epistolary tradition, including apparent modelling by later authors on earlier texts’ uses of the epistolary form. g. especially the letters of Plato, emerge as particularly important for other letter collections. This is significant not only for the individual works considered in the chapters of this volume, but also in beginning to trace a more coherent literary tradition in Greek epistolary writing, a tradition which, like that of other genres, has its foundational and seminal early texts.

Further, with specific reference to the section on material culture, I thank Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, Oliver Taplin, and John Oakley for invaluable advice, as well as Michael Turner and Larissa Bonfante for assistance in arranging permissions. 1 Todorov 1970: 113–126; quotation from p. 115. 40 patricia a. 3 Fitzgerald refers specifically to Pliny’s correspondence, dividing letters into what they report (content) and what they convey (connotation). Pliny’s friend Ferox writes that he has no time for his studies; that cannot be, replies Pliny, since his letter is clearly the work of a man who is studious (Pliny Ep.

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