Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Open Access Monograph Series: California Classical Studies

[First posted in AWOL 7 August 2013, updated 20 April 2017]

California Classical Studies
California Classical Studies publishes peer-reviewed long-form scholarship with online open access and print-on-demand availability. The primary aim of the series is to disseminate basic research (editing and analysis of primary materials both textual and physical), data-heavy research, and highly specialized research of the kind that is either hard to place with the leading publishers in Classics or extremely expensive for libraries and individuals when produced by a leading academic publisher. In addition to promoting archaeological publications, papyrological and epigraphic studies, technical textual studies, and the like, the series will also produce selected titles of a more general profile.
Submissions (in English) are invited from all, and no affiliation with the University of California is required. For more information, please visit the CCS website at http://calclassicalstudies.org.

Print On Demand copies of CCS books are available at:

There are 5 publications in this collection, published between 2013 and 2017.
Williams, Joey: The Archaeology of Roman Surveillance in the Central Alentejo, Portugal, 2017
Abstract: During the first century B.C.E. a complex system of surveillance towers was established during Rome’s colonization of the central Alentejo region of Portugal. These towers provided visual control over the landscape, routes through it, and...
Kotwick, Mirjam E.: Alexander of Aphrodisias and the Text of Aristotle's Metaphysics, 2016
Abstract: Alexander of Aphrodisias’s commentary (about AD 200) is the earliest extant commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, and it is the most valuable indirect witness to the Metaphysics text and its transmission. Mirjam Kotwick’s study is a...
Griffith, Mark: Greek Satyr Play: Five Studies, 2015
Abstract: With a new introduction and some revisions, these essays on Classical Greek satyr plays, originally published in various venues between 2002 and 2010, suggest new critical approaches to this important dramatic genre and identify previously...
Courtney, Edward: A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal, 2013
Abstract: Edward Courtney's study of the Satires of Juvenal is the only full-scale commentary on the corpus since the nineteenth century and retains its value for students and scholars a generation after its first appearance in...
Kurke, Leslie: The Traffic in Praise: Pindar and the Poetics of Social Economy, 2013
Abstract: Pindar’s epinikian odes were poems commissioned to celebrate athletic victories in the first half of the fifth century BCE. Drawing on the insights of interpretive anthropology and cultural history, Leslie Kurke investigates how the socially..

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