n.b. Digressus ceased publication at the end of 2014, and the domain expired at the end of 2015. Links below are to the latest version visible in the Internet Archive.
Digressus: The Internet Journal for the Classical World
Welcome to Digressus, a fully refereed online journal publishing reviews and articles related to Classical Studies, Archaeology and Byzantine Studies.Publication Termination Notice
As of December 31, 2014, Digressus will no longer be published.
The website will remain active with links to all articles and reviews until December 14, 2015.
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Thank you to all who have contributed material, served as referees, liaisons, and advisors, and have otherwise helped to promote Digressus.
Digressus – Volume 14 (2014)
Review: Shane Butler and Alex Purves (eds.), Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses. (2013) Reviewed by Jo Day (University College Dublin) 14.1-8 Review: Kirsty Corrigan, Virgo to Virago. Medea in the Silver Age. (2013) Reviewed by Rosanna Lauriola (Idaho) 14.9-20 Review: Robert Mondi and Peter L. Corrigan, A Student Handbook of Greek and English Grammar. (2013) Reviewd by Juan Coderch (St. Andrews) 14.21-27 Review: A New Interpretation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus: In the Light and Darkness of Apollo. Shigenari Kawashima (translated by Naoko Yamagata 2014) Reviewed by Rosanna Lauriola (U. Idaho) 14.28-49
Digressus – Volume 13 (2013)
Review: Mark Buchan, Perfidy and Passion: Reintroducing the Iliad. Reviewed by Michael Broder (CUNY Graduate Center). 13.1-6 Review (English): Rodolfo Lopes, Platão, Timeu-Crítias. Tradução do grego, introdução e notas. Reviewed by José C. Baracat, Jr. (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). 13.7-11 Review (Portuguese): Rodolfo Lopes, Platão, Timeu-Crítias. Tradução do grego, introdução e notas. Reviewed by José C. Baracat, Jr. (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). 13.12-16 Review: R. Laurence, A. Strömberg (eds. 2012) Families in the Greco-Roman World. Reviewed by Camila Condilo (Cambridge). 13.17-23 Review: David Mulroy (trans.), Antigone. Reviewed by Rush Rehm (Stanford). 13.24-28 Review: Faith Wallis, (trans.), Bede: Commentary on Revelation. Reviewed by George Brown (Stanford). 13.29-31 Review: Timothy D. Barnes and George Bevan (2013), The Funerary Speech for John Chrysostom. Reviewed by Alberto Quiroga (Granada). 13.32-36
Digressus – Volume 12 (2012)
Review: J. Andreau and R. Descat (M. Leopold, trans. 2008), The Slave in Ancient Greece and Rome. Reviewed by James H. Dahlinger (Le Moyne). 12.1-4 Review: J. Lauritsen (ed. 2011) Aeschylus. Oresteia: the Medwin-Shelley Translation and Prometheus bound by Aeschylus, translated by Thomas Medwin and Percy Bysshe Shelley; Prometheus unbound by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Reviewed by H. Stead (Open University). 12.5-11 Response To Stead Digressus 12 (2012) 5-11. J. Lauritsen (Independent Scholar). 12.12-20 Erratum to correct Lauritsen, J., Response to Stead Digressus 12 (2012) 5-11 at Digressus 12 (2012) 5-11. 12.21 Article: "A raça de Pandora: (b)ónus? Quando Hipócrates e Aristóteles se revelam ilustres representantes de uma misoginia Clásica." R. Pereira (Universidade da Beira Interior) 12.22-41 Review: L. C. Nevett (2010) Domestic Space in Classical Antiquity (Key Themes in Ancient History). Reviewed by Anna Kouremenos (Oxford) 12.42-47 Review (English): P. R. Martins (2011). Pseudo-Xenofonte. A Constituição dos Atenienses. Tradução do Grego, Introdução, Notas e Índices. Reviewed by Denis Renan Correa (Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brasil) 12.48-55 Review (Portuguese): P. R. Martins (2011). Pseudo-Xenofonte. A Constituição dos Atenienses. Tradução do Grego, Introdução, Notas e Índices. Reviewed by Denis Renan Correa (Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brasil) 12.56-63 Review: G. Cornelli, O pitagorismo como categoria historiográfica (Pythagoreanism as a historiographical category). Reviewed by Manuela Dal Borgo (University College London) 12.64-71 Review: D. M. Schaps, Handbook for Classical Research. Reviewed by Kevin R. Cole (Miami International) 12.72-76 Review: Charles Freeman, A New History of Early Christianity. Reviewd by Cydne Rosa Lopes Losekann (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil) 12.77-82 Review: Eric Poehler, Miko Flohr and Kevin Cole (eds.), Pompeii: Art, Industry and Infrastructure. Reviewed by Irene E. Schrüfer-Kolb (Oxford) 12.83-89 Review: Anna Kouremenos, Sujatha Chandrasekaran and Roberto Rossi (eds.) From Pella to Gandhara: Hybridisation and Identity in the Art and Architecture of the Hellenistic East. Reviewed by Nicholas L. Wright (Sydney) 12.90-97
Digressus – Volume 11 (2011)
Article: Schmitz, Michael, "Dacian Military Equipment and Technology". 1-30 Review: D. Mulroy (trans.), Sophocles, Oedipus Rex. Reviewed by Elpida-Sophia Christianaki. 31-35 Review: P. Johsnon (2008), Ovid Before Exile. Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses. Wisconsin Studies in Classics. Reviewed by Ioannis Ziogas. 36-38 Review: M. Blandenet, C. Chillet and C. Courrier (2010), Figures de l'indentité Naissance et destin des modèles commmunautaires dans le monde romain. Reviewed by James H. Dahlinger. 39-41 Review: S. Butler (2011), The Matter of the Page: Essays in Search of Ancient and Medieval Authors. Reviewed by Richard Fletcher. 42-50 Article: Kelly, Caroline, "Greek Piety in a Roman Context: Aelius Aristides's Panathenaic Oration." 51-73 Article: Manuello, Patrick, "La trattazione del mito argonautico nella Pitica IV e in Apollonio Rodio." 74-152
Digressus – Volume 10 (2010)
Article:Papadodima, Efi, "The Greek/Barbarian Interaction in Euripides' Andromache, Orestes, Heracleidae
A Reassessment of Greek Attitudes to Foreigners"
1-42 Review:Vickers, Michael, Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature. Stocksfield: Acumen (2008). Reviewed by T. V. Buttrey. 43-49 Article: Reina Pereirag, "Orquídeas: Ensaio sobre a Intimidadena Antiguidade Clássica" 50-96
Digressus – Volume 8 (2008)
Review:Theresa Urbainczyck, Slave Revolts in Antiquity. Stocksfield: Acumen (2008). Reviewed by Saskia Roselaar. 33-38 Article: de Haas, Tymon C.A. (Groningen), Comparing settlement histories in the Pontine Region (southern Lazio, central Italy): surveys in the coastal landscape near Nettuno. 1-32
Digressus – Volume 7 (2007)
Review: Ardle Mac Mahon and Jennifer Price, eds. (2005). Roman Working Lives and Urban Living. Reviewed by Katherine S Tipton (University of Newcastle upon Tyne) 1-7 Review: P. Galveth (2006). Υπατία· Η γυναίκα που αγάπησε την επιστήμη. (Hypatia: The Woman Who Loved Science.) Reviewed by Maria Vaiou (Sabanci University, Istanbul) 8-13 Review: Christopher Francese. Ancient Rome In So Many Words. New York: Hippocrene Books (2007). Reviewed by Patrick Hunt (Stanford University) 14-18
Digressus – Volume 6 (2006)
Review: Ann Raia, Cecelia Luschnig, Judith Lynn Sebesta (2005). Worlds of Roman Women. Reviewed by Ortwin Knorr (Willamette University) 1-5 Review: Erin Shanower (2004). Age of Bronze Volume 2: Sacrifice. Reviewed by Thomas E. Jenkins (Trinity University) 6-9 Review: Susan O. Shapiro (2005). O tempora! O mores! Cicero’s Catilinarian Orations. A Student edition with historical essays. Reviewed by Cristina Rosillo López (Universidad del País Vasco) English version 10-14
Digressus – Volume 5 (2005)
Review: Charles Matson Odahl (2004). Constantine and the Christian Empire. Reviewed by Roberto Chiappiniello (Manchester) 1-4
Digressus – Volume 4 (2004)
Graham Wheeler (Cambridge). Battlefield Ephiphanies in Ancient Greece: A Survey 1-14
Digressus – Supplement 1 'Romanization'? (2003)
Merryweather, Andrew D. (Sydney) & Prag, Jonathan R.W., (UCL) Preface' 5-6 Crawley Quinn, Josephine, (UC, Berkeley) Roman Africa? 7-34 Roth, Roman Ernst, (Cambridge) Towards a ceramic approach to social identity in the Roman world: some theoretical considerations 35-45 Berrendonner, C., (Paris I) La romanisation de Volterra: 'a case of mostly negotiated incorporation, that leaves the basic social and cultural structure intact?' (N. Terrenato, in Italy and the West, Oxford, 2001) 46-59 Burns, Michael T., (UCL) The Homogenisation of Military Equipment Under the Roman Republic (Note: this pdf is 2 megabytes) 60-85 Raja, Rubina, (Oxford) Urban development and built identities. The case of Aphrodisias in Caria in the late republican period 86-98 Franklin, Claire, (Reading) To what extent did Posidonius and Theophanes record Pompeian ideology? 99-110 Hingley, Richard, (Durham) Recreating coherence without reinventing Romanization 111-119Download entire volume (Note: this pdf is 3 megabytes)
Digressus – Volume 3 (2003)
Review: Ittai Gradel (2002). Emperor Worship and Roman Religion. Reviewed by Graham Wheeler (Cambridge) 1-4 Review: K. Jenkins (2003). Refiguring History. New Thoughts on an Old Discipline. Reviewed by Ulrike Roth (Nottingham) 5-10
Digressus – Volume 2 (2002)
Review: Bruce Lincoln (1999). Theorizing Myth. Reviewed by Graham Wheeler (Cambridge) 1-3 Review: Miroslav Marcovich (2001). Eustathius Macrembolites: De Hysmines et Hysminiae amoribus libri XI. Reviewed by Andreas Rhoby (Irvine) 4-7 Merryweather, Andrew D. (Sydney) & Prag, Jonathan R.W., (UCL) 'Romanization'? or, Why Flog a Dead Horse? 8-10
Digressus – Volume 1 (2001)
Review: Jonathan Roth (1998). The Logistics of the Roman Army at War (264 B.C. - A.D. 235). Reviewed by James Thorne (Manchester) 1-3 Review: Alan Kaiser (2000). The Urban Dialogue. An Analysis of the Use of Space in the Roman City of Empúries, Spain. Reviewed by Penny Goodman (Christ Church, Oxford) 4-7 Luschnig, Celia, (Idaho) Medea in Corinth: Political Aspects of Euripides' Medea 8-28 Review: Benedetto Marzullo (2000). Scripta Minora I and II. (Spudasmata, 77). Reviewed by Alan Sommerstein (CADRE, Nottingham)