Classics

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Dr Mirko Canevaro

BA, MA, PhD, FHEA, MYAS

Reader; Classics

 

Publications

BOOKS:

Published on in press:

Mirko Canevaro, The documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus, Oxford University Press (2013)

Mirko Canevaro, G. Besso, and F. Pezzoli (eds. L. Bertelli and M. Moggi), Aristotele, Politica IV, Introduzione, traduzione e commento, L’Erma di Bretschneider (2014)

Mirko CanevaroDemostene, Contro Leptine. Introduzione, Traduzione e Commento Storico, De Gruyter (2016)

Edited volume:

Edward M. Harris and Mirko Canevaro (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law, Oxford University Press (Oxford Handbooks Online 2015, hardcopy forthcoming)

Mirko Canevaro and Benjamin Gray (eds.), The Hellenistic and Early-Imperial Reception of Athenian Democracy and Political Thought, Oxford University Press

Mirko Canevaro, A. Erskine, B. Gray, J. Ober (eds.), Ancient Greek History and the Contemporary Social Sciences, Edinburgh University Press

ARTICLES and BOOK CHAPTERS:

Published or in press:

Mirko Canevaro and Edward M. Harris, 'The Authenticity of the Documents at Andocides’ On the Mysteries 77-79 and 83-84', Dike 18 (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘The rule of law as the measure of political legitimacy in the Greek city states’, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘How to cast a criminal out of Athens: law and territory in archaic Attica’, in Y. Xydopoulos, K. Vlassopoulos, E. Tounta (eds.), Violence and Community: Law, Space and Identity in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean World, Ashgate (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘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
 
Mirko Canevaro, ‘The Procedure of Demosthenes’ Against Leptines: How to Repeal (and Replace) an Existing Law’, Journal of Hellenic Studies 136 (2016) 39-58

Mirko Canevaro, 'Legislation (nomothesia)', in Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford University Press (2016; 8,000 words essay)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘Making and Changing Laws in Ancient Athens’, in E. M. Harris and M. Canevaro (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law, Oxford University Press (Oxford Handbooks Online, 2015)

Mirko Canevaro and N. K. Rutter, 'Silver for Syracuse: the Athenian defeat and the period of the “Signing Artists”’, Schweizerische Numismatische Rundschau 93 (2015) 5-20

Mirko Canevaro and David Lewis, ‘Khôris oikountes and the obligations of freedmen in late-Classical and early-Hellenistic Athens’, Incidenza dell’Antico: Dialoghi di Storia Greca 11 (2014) 91-121

Mirko Canevaro, 'Commento a Arist. Pol. IV 14, 15, 16', in G. Besso, M. Canevaro and F. Pezzoli (eds. L. Bertelli and M. Moggi), Aristotele, Politica IV, Introduzione, traduzione e commento, L’Erma di Bretschneider (2014) 279-377

Mirko Canevaro, 'Thieves, Parent Abusers, Deserters... and Homicides? Rhetoric, Law and Forgery' (Dem.24.105)', Historia 62/1 (2013) 25-47

Mirko Canevaro, 'Nomothesia in Classical Athens: what sources should we believe?' Classical Quarterly 63/1 (2013) 1-22

Mirko Canevaro,'The Twilight of Nomothesia: Legislation in Early-Hellenistic Athens (322-301)', Dike 14 2011 (actually 2013) 59-92

Mirko Canevaro and Edward M. Harris, 'The documents in Andocides’ On the Mysteries', Classical Quarterly 62/1 (2012) 98-129

Mirko Canevaro, 'The Decree Awarding Citizenship to the Plataeans ([Dem.] 59.104)', Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies 50 (2010) 337-369

Mirko Canevaro, '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

Forthcoming:

Mirko Canevaro, 'The public charge for hybris against slaves: the honour of the victim and the honour of the hybristês', JHS 138 (2018)
 
Mirko Canevaro, '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)
 
Mirko Canevaro, ‘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 Sciences, Edinburgh Univesity Press
 
Mirko Canevaro, '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 (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, 'Law and Justice', in G. Martin (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Demosthes, Oxford University Press (2016)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘Memory, the rhetors and the Public in Attic Oratory', in L. Castagnoli and P. Ceccarelli (eds.), Greek Memories: Theories and Practices (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, '‘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 (2017)

Mirko Canevaro and Benjamin Gray, 'Introduction', in M. Canevaro and B. Gray (eds.), The Hellenistic and Early-Roman Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thought, Oxford University Press (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, '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 (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘Legal Procedure in ancient Athens’, in E. M. Harris and M. Canevaro (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law, Oxford University Press (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘The fortune of the false documents in the Attic orators: 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 (2017)

Mirko Canevaro, ‘La conoscenza del passato nei tribunali ateniesi: aspettative e strategia tra oratori e pubblico’, in M. Giangiulio, E. Franchi and G. Proietti (eds.) Conflict and Communities, Quaderni del Dipartimento di Storia dell’Università di Trento (2016)

REVIEWS

Review of A Gottesman, Politics and the Street in Democratic Athens (Cambridge 2014), Classical Review 67/2 (2017)
 
Review of E. Carawan, The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law (Oxford 2013), Journal of Hellenic Studies 135 (2015) 226-7
 
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)
 
Review of I. Worthington, Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece (Oxford 2013), Klio 97/1 (2015) 333-8 (unabridged version)
 
Review of M. Christ, The Limits of Altruism in Ancient Athens (Cambridge 2012), Rivista di Diritto Ellenico 4 (2014) 231-6
 
Review of A. Macé (ed.), Choses privées et chose publique en Grèce ancienne : Genèse et structure d'un système de classification (Paris 2012), Jorunal of Hellenic Studies 134 (2014) 180-1
 
Review of Eric. W. Robinson, Democracy Beyond Athens: Popular Government in the Greek Classical Age (Cambridge 2011), Classical World 107/3 (2014) 424-7

Review of I. Worthington, Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece (Oxford 2013), Sehepunkte 13 (2013) nr. 7/8 (abridged version): http://www.sehepunkte.de/2013/07/22927.html

Recensione di V. Wohl, Law’s Cosmos: Juridical Discourse in Athenian Forensic Oratory (Cambridge/New York 2010), Rivista di Diritto Ellenico 2 (2013) 455-460

Review of A. Riggsby, Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans (Cambridge 2010)', The Journal of Classical Teaching 23 (2011)

'Review of D.M. MacDowell, Demosthenes: the Orator (Oxford 2009)', BMCR 2010.08.66