Table of contents for Ordering knowledge in the Roman Empire / edited by Jason Konig and Tim Whitmarsh.


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Part I. Introduction: 1. Ordering knowledge Jason König and Tim Whitmarsh; Part II. Knowledge and Textual Order: 2. Fragmentation and coherence in Plutarch's Quaestiones Convivales Jason König; 3. Galen and Athenaeus in the Hellenistic library John Wilkins; 4. Guides to the wor(l)d Andrew Riggsby; 5. Petronius' lessons in learning - the hard way Victoria Rimell; 6. Diogenes Laërtius, biographer of philosophy James Warren; 7. The creation of Isidore's Etymologies or Origins John Henderson; Part III. Knowledge and Social Order: 8. Knowledge and power in Frontinus' On Aqueducts Alice König; 9. Measures for an emperor: Volusius Maecianus' monetary pamphlet for Marcus Aurelius Serafina Cuomo; 10. Probing the entrails of the universe: astrology as bodily knowledge in Manilius' Astronomica Thomas Habinek; 11. Galen's imperial order of knowledge Rebecca Flemming.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Knowledge, Theory of -- Rome -- History.