Classics

Staff in Classics

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Dr Mirko Canevaro

BA, MA, PhD, FHEA, MYAS, FYAE

Reader; Classics

 

Publications

 

BOOKS 

1. Demostene, Contro Leptine. Introduzione, Traduzione e Commento, De Gruyter (Berlin 2016)
 
2. Aristotele, Politica IV, Introduzione, traduzione e commento, L’Erma di Bretschneider (Roma 2014) (co-authored with M. Curnis, G. Besso, F. Pezzoli),  (279-388 specifically by me)
 
3. The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus, Oxford University Press (Oxford 2013)
 
EDITED VOLUMES
 
1. The Hellenistic and Early-Roman Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought, co-edited with Benjamin Gray, Oxford University Press (Oxford 2018)
 
2. Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science, co-edited with A. Erskine, B. Gray and J. Ober, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh 2018)
 
3. Athenaion Politeiai tra storia, politica e sociologia, co-edited with C. Bearzot, T. Gargiulo e E. Poddighe, LED (Milan 2018)
 
4. Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law, co-edited with E. M. Harris, Oxford University Press (Oxford, Oxford Handbooks Online 2015; forthcoming hardcopy)
 
ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS (PUBLISHED AND IN PRESS)
 
1. ‘"古典时期雅典的nomothesia:何为可信之史料’, 古典学评论 – Classical Review 4 (2019)
 
2. ‘Democratic deliberation in the Athenian Assembly: procedures and behaviours towards legitimacy’, 20,000 words, Annales HSS 73 (2019)
 
3. ‘The documents in the Attic orators from Antiquity to Early-Modern scholarship: early antiquarians and unintentional forgers’, , in J. Papy and E. Gielen (eds.), Falsifications and Authority in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Brepols Publishers (Brussels 2018)
 
4. ‘Courage in War and the Courage of the War Dead – Ancient and Modern Reflections’, in M. Giangiulio, E. Franchi and G. Proietti (eds.), Commemorating war and war dead. Ancient and modern, Steiner Verlag (Stuttgart 2018)
 
5. ‘Conclusive remarks’,  in M. Giangiulio, E. Franchi and G. Proietti (eds.), Commemorating war and war dead. Ancient and modern, Steiner Verlag (Stuttgart 2018)
 
6. ‘Athenian Constitutionalism: Nomothesia and Judicial Review’, in G. Thür and U. Yiftach-Firanko (eds), Symposion 2017, Austrian Academy of Sciences Press (Vienna 2018)
 
7. ‘Honorary decrees and νόμοι ἐπ᾽ ἀνδρί: on IG II3 1 327; 355; 452’, L. Gagliardi and L. Pepe (eds), DIKE. Studi in onore di Alberto Maffi. Quaderni del Dipartimento di Diritto Privato e Storia del Diritto (Milan 2018)
 
8. ‘Inception: Memory, the rhetores and the Public in Attic Oratory', in L. Castagnoli and P. Ceccarelli (eds.), Greek Memories: Theories and Practices, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge 2018)
 
9. ‘Laws against laws: the Athenian ideology of legislation’, in C. Carey, I. Giannadaki and B. Griffith Williams (eds.), Use and Abuse of Law in Athenian Courts, Brill (Leiden 2018)
 
10. ‘Law and Justice’,  in G. Martin (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes, Oxford University Press (Oxford 2018) 73-87
 
11. ‘The graphê hybreos against slaves: the timê of the victim and that of the hybristês’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 138 (2018)
 
12. ‘Introduction’, co-written with C. Bearzot, T. Gargiulo and E. Poddighe, in C. Bearzot, M. Canevaro, T. Gargiulo and E. Poddighe (eds), Athenaion Politeiai tra storia, politica e sociologia, LED (2018) 7-20
 
13. ‘Extreme democracy in theory and practice: nomophylakia and fourth-century nomothesia in the Aristotelian Athenaion Politeia’, co-written with A. Esu, in C. Bearzot, M. Canevaro, T. Gargiulo and E. Poddighe (eds), Athenaion Politeiai tra storia, politica e sociologia, LED (Milan 2018) 105-45
 
14. ‘What was the law of Leptines really about? Reflections on Athenian public economy and legislation in the fourth century BCE’, Constitutional Political Economy (2018) 1-25
 
15. ‘The authenticity of the document at Dem. 24.20-3, the procedures of nomothesia and the so-called ἐπιχɛιροτονία τῶν νόμων’, Klio 100/1 (2018) 1-55
 
16. ‘Majority rule vs. consensus: the practice of deliberation in the Greek poleis’, in M. Canevaro, A. Erskine, B. Gray and J. Ober (eds.), Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science, Edinburgh University Press (2018)
 
17. ‘Introduction’ written jointly with B. Gray, in M. Canevaro and B. Gray (eds.), The Hellenistic and Early-Roman Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought, Oxford University Press (2018) 1-19
 
18. ‘Demosthenic influences in early rhetorical education: Hellenistic rhetores and Athenian imagination’, in M. Canevaro and B. Gray (eds.), The Hellenistic and Early-Roman Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought, Oxford University Press (2018) 73-92
 
19. ‘El imperio de la ley como criterio para la legitimidad política en las ciudades-Estado griegas’, Revista Jurídica de Buenos Aires 42/94 (2017) 159-195
 
20. ‘La conoscenza del passato nei tribunali ateniesi: aspettative e strategia tra oratori e pubblico’, in E. Franchi e G. Proietti (eds.) Conflict and Communities, Quaderni del Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia dell’Università di Trento (2017) 171-212
 
21. ‘The Authenticity of the Documents at Andocides’ On the Mysteries 77-79 and 83-84’, written jointly with E. M. Harris, Dike 18 (2017) 9-49
 
22. ‘The rule of law as the measure of political legitimacy in the Greek city states’, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2017) 211-36
 
23. ‘How to cast a criminal out of Athens: law and territory in archaic Attica’, in Y. Xydopoulos, K. Vlassopoulos, E. Tounta (eds.), Violence and the city: Law, Territory and Civic Identity in Ancient and Medieval Times, Ashgate (2017) 50-72 
 
24. ‘The popular culture of the Athenian institutions: “authorized” popular culture and “unauthorized” elite culture in Classical Athens’, in L. Grig (ed.), Locating Popular Culture in the Ancient World, Cambridge University Press (2016) 39-65
 
25. ‘The Procedure of Demosthenes’ Against Leptines: How to Repeal (and Replace) an Existing Law’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 136 (2016) 39-58 (peer-reviewed journal)
 
26. ‘Lawmaking (nomothesia)’, (long essay entry) in Oxford Classical Dictionary, 5th ed., edited by S. M. Goldberg, Oxford University Press (published online 2016)
 
27. ‘Making and changing laws in Ancient Athens’, in M. Canevaro and E. M. Harris (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law, Oxford University Press (Oxford Handbooks Online 2015; forthcoming in hardcopy) 1-56
 
28. ‘Silver for Syracuse: the Athenian defeat and the “Signing Artists”’, written jointly with N. K. Rutter, Schweizerische Numismatische Rundschau 93 (2015) 5-21
 
29. ‘Khôris oikountes and the obligations of freedmen in late-Classical and early-Hellenistic Athens’, written jointly with David Lewis, Incidenza dell’Antico: Dialoghi di Storia Greca 11 (2014) 91-121
 
30. ‘The Twilight of Nomothesia: Legislation in Early-Hellenistic Athens (322-301)’, Dike 14, 2011 (2013) 1-22
 
31. ‘Thieves, Parent Abusers, Deserters... and Homicides? Rhetoric, Law and Forgery (Dem.24.105)’, Historia 62/1 (2013) 25-46
 
32. ‘Nomothesia in Classical Athens: what sources should we believe?’, Classical Quarterly 63/1 (2013) 1-22
 
33. ‘The documents in Andocides’ On the Mysteries’, written jointly with E.M. Harris, Classical Quarterly 62/1 (2012) 98-129
 
34. ‘The Decree Awarding Citizenship to the Plataeans ([Dem.] 59.104)’, Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 50 (2010) 337-369
 
35. ‘L’accusa contro Leptine: crisi economica e consensus post-bellico’, Quaderni del Dipartimento di Filologia, linguistica e tradizione classica A. Rostagni, N.S. 8 (2009) 117-141
 
REVIEWS
 
1. Review of H.-J. Gehrke, Geschichte als Element antiker Kultur: Die Griechen und ihre Geschichte(n) (Berlin 2014), Gnomon 90 (2018)
 
2. Review of C. Tiersch (ed.), Die Athenische Demokratie im 4. Jahrhundert (Stuttgart 2014), Sehepunkte 18/5 (2018)
 
3. Review of I. Worthington, Lives of the Attic Orators. Texts from Pseudo-Plutarch, Photius and the Suda (Oxford 2015), Classics Ireland 21-22, 2014-2015 (2017) 194-6
 
4. Review of A Gottesman, Politics and the Street in Democratic Athens (Cambridge 2014), Classical Review 67/2 (2017) 1-3
 
5. Review of E. Carawan, The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law (Oxford 2013), Journal of Hellenic Studies 135 (2015) 226-7
 
6. Review of B. Legras and G. Thür (eds.), Symposion 2011. Études d'histoire du droit grec et hellénistique (Paris, 7-10 septembre 2011) (Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften 2012), Revue des Études Anciennes (2015)
 
7. Review of I. Worthington, Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece (Oxford 2013), Klio 97/1 (2015) 333-8 (unabridged version)
 
8. Review of M. Christ, The Limits of Altruism in Democratic Athens (Cambridge 2012), Rivista di Diritto Ellenico 4 (2014) 231-6
 
9. Review of A. Macé (ed.), Choses privées et chose publique en Grèce ancienne : Genèse et structure d'un système de classification (Paris 2012), Journal of Hellenic Studies 134 (2014) 180-1
 
10. Review of E. Robinson, Democracy Beyond Athens (Cambridge 2011), Classical World  107/2 (2013) 424-427
 
11. Review of I. Worthington, Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece (Oxford 2013), Sehepunkte 13, 7/8 (2013)
 
12. Review of V. Wohl, Law’s Cosmos: Juridical Discourse in Athenian Forensic Oratory (Cambridge/New York 2010), Rivista di Diritto Ellenico 2 (2013) 439-44
 
13. Review of A. Riggsby, Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans (Cambridge 2010), The Journal of Classical Teaching 23 (2011)
 
14. Review of D.M. MacDowell, Demosthenes the Orator (Oxford 2009), BMCR 2010.08.66