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Dr Fiona Hobden MLitt PhD (St And)

Senior Lecturer in Greek Culture Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    2020

    Book Review: TV Antiquity: Swords, Sandals, Blood and Sand (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2020). Book Review: TV Antiquity: Swords, Sandals, Blood and Sand. Critical Studies in Television: The International Journal of Television Studies, 15(4), 424-426. doi:10.1177/1749602020951653

    DOI: 10.1177/1749602020951653

    Xenophon (Book)

    Hobden, F. (2020). Xenophon. London: Bloomsbury. Retrieved from https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/xenophon-9781474298476/

    Redirecting the gaze: the woman and the gladiator on television in the twenty-first century (Conference Paper)

    Hobden, F., & Potter, A. (2020). Redirecting the gaze: the woman and the gladiator on television in the twenty-first century. In A. Potter, C. Smith, J. Messenger, & R. Zeti (Eds.), New Voices in Classical Reception Studies Vol. 2 (pp. 29-54). Open University, Faculty of Arts. Retrieved from https://fass.open.ac.uk/

    Making leaders great again? Lessons in leadership from Xenophon the Athenian (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2020). Making leaders great again? Lessons in leadership from Xenophon the Athenian. Omnibus.

    2019

    Spartacus: Blood and Sand (STARZ, 2010): a necessary fiction? (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2019). Spartacus: Blood and Sand (STARZ, 2010): a necessary fiction?. In R. Witcher, & D. P. van Helden (Eds.), Researching the Archaeological Past through Imagined Narratives: A Necessary Fiction (pp. 238-253). London and New York: Routledge.

    2018

    (C.M.) Draycott and (M.) Stamatopoulou (eds) Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Funerary Banquet’ in Ancient Art, Burial and Ritual (Colloquia Antiqua 16). Leuven: Peeters, 2016. Pp. xxxviii + 690. €110. 9789042932417. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2018). (C.M.) Draycott and (M.) Stamatopoulou (eds) Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Funerary Banquet’ in Ancient Art, Burial and Ritual (Colloquia Antiqua 16). Leuven: Peeters, 2016. Pp. xxxviii + 690. €110. 9789042932417.. The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 138, 290-291. doi:10.1017/s0075426918000381

    DOI: 10.1017/s0075426918000381

    Ancient Greece on British Television (Book)

    Hobden, F. E., & Wrigley, A. (Eds.) (2018). Ancient Greece on British Television. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. doi:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001

    DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.001.0001

    Are We the Greeks? Understanding Antiquity and Ourselves in Television Documentaries (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2018). Are We the Greeks? Understanding Antiquity and Ourselves in Television Documentaries. In F. E. Hobden, & A. Wrigley (Eds.), Ancient Greece on British Television (pp. 24-43). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Broadcasting Greece: An Introduction to Greek Antiquity on the Small Screen (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E., & Wrigley, A. (2018). Broadcasting Greece: An Introduction to Greek Antiquity on the Small Screen. In F. Hobden, & A. Wrigley (Eds.), Ancient Greece on British Television (pp. 1-23). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Greece in the Making: From Intention to Practicalities in Television Documentaries. A Conversation with Michael Scott and David Wilson (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2018). Greece in the Making: From Intention to Practicalities in Television Documentaries. A Conversation with Michael Scott and David Wilson. In F. E. Hobden, & A. Wrigley (Eds.), Ancient Greece on British Television. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Augustus and the Politics of the Past in Television Documentaries Today (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2018). Augustus and the Politics of the Past in Television Documentaries Today. In P. Goodman (Ed.), Afterlives of Augustus, AD 14-2014 (pp. 294-321). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108529167.017

    DOI: 10.1017/9781108529167.017

    2017

    Ancient World Documentaries (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2017). Ancient World Documentaries. In A. Pomeroy (Ed.), Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen (pp. 491-514). Malden MA: Wiley Blackwell.

    Book Review of Couched in Death: Klinai and Identity in Anatolia and Beyond, by Elizabeth P. Baughan (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (n.d.). Book Review of Couched in Death: Klinai and Identity in Anatolia and Beyond, by Elizabeth P. Baughan. American Journal of Archaeology, 121(1). doi:10.3764/ajaonline1211.hobden

    DOI: 10.3764/ajaonline1211.hobden

    2016

    Between Media and Genres: Pompeii and the Construction of Historical Knowledge on British Television Today (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2016). Between Media and Genres: Pompeii and the Construction of Historical Knowledge on British Television Today. In A. Sabban, & S. Jaki (Eds.), Wissenformate in den Medien: Analysen aus Medienlinguistik und Medienwissenschaft (pp. 119-138). Berlin: Frank & Timme.

    Xenophon’s Oeconomicus (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2016). Xenophon’s Oeconomicus. In M. Flower (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon (pp. 152-173). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781107279308.011

    DOI: 10.1017/9781107279308.011

    From philosophy to psychotherapy: retelling the story in Jeanette Winterson’s Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles (2005) (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. E. (2016). From philosophy to psychotherapy: retelling the story in Jeanette Winterson’s Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles (2005). New Voices in Classical Reception Studies, (11), 16-31. Retrieved from http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/newvoices/issue11

    2015

    Marek Wecowski: The Rise of the Greek Aristocratic Banquet, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014, in: sehepunkte 15 (2015), Nr. 9 [15.09.2015], URL: http://www.sehepunkte.de /2015/09/25041.html (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. E. (n.d.). Marek Wecowski: The Rise of the Greek Aristocratic Banquet, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014, in: sehepunkte 15 (2015), Nr. 9 [15.09.2015], URL: http://www.sehepunkte.de /2015/09/25041.html. Sehepunkte : Rezensionsjournal für Geschichtswissenschaften, 15(9). Retrieved from http://www.sehepunkte.de/2015/09/25041.html

    2014

    DRINKING ON POTS - (K.) Topper The Imagery of the Athenian Symposium. Pp. xii + 225, ills. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Cased, £60, US$99. ISBN: 978-1-107-01102-1. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2014). DRINKING ON POTS - (K.) Topper The Imagery of the Athenian Symposium. Pp. xii + 225, ills. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Cased, £60, US$99. ISBN: 978-1-107-01102-1.. The Classical Review, 64(2), 573-575. doi:10.1017/s0009840x14001310

    DOI: 10.1017/s0009840x14001310

    Andron (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. (2014). Andron. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology (pp. 243-247). Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1432

    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1432

    Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison (eds.), Classics in the Modern World. A Democratic Turn? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. 520. ISBN 978-0-19-967392-6. US$160/£90. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. E. (2014). Lorna Hardwick and Stephen Harrison (eds.), Classics in the Modern World. A Democratic Turn? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. 520. ISBN 978-0-19-967392-6. US$160/£90.. Acta Classica, 57. Retrieved from http://www.casa-kvsa.org.za/AC57-Hobden.pdf

    Symposion (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. (2014). Symposion. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology (pp. 7189-7193). Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1482

    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1482

    2013

    COMPANION TO GREEK MYTH - K. Dowden, N. Livingstone (edd.) A Companion to Greek Mythology. Pp. xxviii + 643, ills, maps. Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley–Blackwell, 2011. Cased, £120, €144, US$199.95. ISBN: 978-1-4051-1178-2. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2013). COMPANION TO GREEK MYTH - K. Dowden, N. Livingstone (edd.) A Companion to Greek Mythology. Pp. xxviii + 643, ills, maps. Malden, MA and Oxford: Wiley–Blackwell, 2011. Cased, £120, €144, US$199.95. ISBN: 978-1-4051-1178-2.. The Classical Review, 63(2), 587-589. doi:10.1017/s0009840x13001339

    DOI: 10.1017/s0009840x13001339

    Envisioning Landscapes: Adaptation and Renewal (Special issue of Cultural History, volume 2.2) (Book)

    Hobden, F. E., & Kempf, D. (Eds.) (2013). Envisioning Landscapes: Adaptation and Renewal (Special issue of Cultural History, volume 2.2). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Introduction (Journal article)

    Hobden, F., & Kempf, D. (2013). Introduction. Cultural History, 2(2), 125-132. doi:10.3366/cult.2013.0042

    DOI: 10.3366/cult.2013.0042

    The archaeological aesthetic in ancient world documentary (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2013). The archaeological aesthetic in ancient world documentary. Media, Culture & Society, 35(3), 366-381. doi:10.1177/0163443712472091

    DOI: 10.1177/0163443712472091

    Presenting the past: authenticity and authority in Athens: The Truth about Democracy (Lion TV, 2007) (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2013). Presenting the past: authenticity and authority in Athens: The Truth about Democracy (Lion TV, 2007). Classical Receptions Journal, 5(1), 1-37. doi:10.1093/crj/cls006

    DOI: 10.1093/crj/cls006

    The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought (Book)

    Hobden, F. (2013). The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item6965740/?site_locale=en_GB

    2012

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Introduction (2012). In Xenophon: Ethical Principles and Historical Enquiry (pp. 1-41). BRILL. doi:10.1163/9789004234192_002

    DOI: 10.1163/9789004234192_002

    Xenophon: Ethical Principles and Historical Inquiry (Book)

    Hobden, F. E., & Tuplin, C. J. (Eds.) (2012). Xenophon: Ethical Principles and Historical Inquiry. Leiden: Brill.

    2011

    Abusive Mouths in Classical Athens. By Nancy Worman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008. Pp. xi, 1-385 (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. E. (2011). Abusive Mouths in Classical Athens. By Nancy Worman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008. Pp. xi, 1-385. Phoenix, 65(1/2), 161-164.

    Douglas M. MacDowell, Demosthenes the Orator (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp.xii + 457, £79.00, $135.00, ISBN 978 0199287192 (hbk) (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. E. (2011). Douglas M. MacDowell, Demosthenes the Orator (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp.xii + 457, £79.00, $135.00, ISBN 978 0199287192 (hbk). Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought, 28, 155-159.

    Enter the Divine: Sympotic Performance and Religious Experience (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2011). Enter the Divine: Sympotic Performance and Religious Experience. In A. P. M. H. Lardinois, J. Blok, & M. G. M. van der Poel (Eds.), Unknown Book (pp. 37-57). Leiden.

    2010

    Did Euphiletus murder Eratosthenes? (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2010). Did Euphiletus murder Eratosthenes?. Omnibus, 59, 11-13.

    Jenny Blackwood: The Priestess and the Slave (Hardley Rille Books, 2009), paperback, rrp. £8.95. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2010). Jenny Blackwood: The Priestess and the Slave (Hardley Rille Books, 2009), paperback, rrp. £8.95.. HerStoria, 5, 49-50.

    2009

    History Meets Fiction in Doctor Who, ‘The Fires of Pompeii’: A BBC Reception of Ancient Rome on Screen and Online (Journal article)

    HOBDEN, F. (2009). History Meets Fiction in Doctor Who, ‘The Fires of Pompeii’: A BBC Reception of Ancient Rome on Screen and Online. Greece and Rome, 56(2), 147-163. doi:10.1017/s0017383509990015

    DOI: 10.1017/s0017383509990015

    Love on Lesbos: the Songs of Sappho (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2009). Love on Lesbos: the Songs of Sappho. HerStoria, 1, 32-39.

    Symposion and the rhetorics of commensality in Demosthenes 19, On the False Embassy (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. E. (2009). Symposion and the rhetorics of commensality in Demosthenes 19, On the False Embassy. In M. Haake, R. von den Hoff, & C. Mann (Eds.), Unknown Book (pp. 71-87). Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag.

    The Politics of the Symposion (Chapter)

    Hobden, F. (2009). The Politics of the Symposion. In G. Boys-Stones, B. Graziosi, & P. Vasunia (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies (pp. 271-280). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    2008

    Rosen (R.) and Sluiter (I.) Ed. City, countryside, and the spatial organization of value in Classical antiquity. (Mnemosyne Supplment 279). Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. x + 384. EURO 129. 9004150439 (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2008). Rosen (R.) and Sluiter (I.) Ed. City, countryside, and the spatial organization of value in Classical antiquity. (Mnemosyne Supplment 279). Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. x + 384. EURO 129. 9004150439. Journal of Hellenic Studies, 128, 121-122.

    Simon Goldhill, Robin Osborne, Rethinking Revolutions through Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xv, 319. ISBN 978-0-521-86212-6. $100.00. (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2008). Simon Goldhill, Robin Osborne, Rethinking Revolutions through Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xv, 319. ISBN 978-0-521-86212-6. $100.00.. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2008.06.40.

    2007

    IMAGINING PAST AND PRESENT: A RHETORICAL STRATEGY IN AESCHINES 3, AGAINST CTESIPHON (Journal article)

    HOBDEN, F. (2007). IMAGINING PAST AND PRESENT: A RHETORICAL STRATEGY IN AESCHINES 3, AGAINST CTESIPHON. The Classical Quarterly, 57(2), 490-501. doi:10.1017/s0009838807000523

    DOI: 10.1017/s0009838807000523

    How to throw a party, Greek style (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2007). How to throw a party, Greek style. Iris, 3, 14-16.

    The “Men from Phyle” from Agora toAgôn: The Rhetorical Life of Athens' Democratic Counterrevolutionaries (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2007). The “Men from Phyle” from Agora toAgôn: The Rhetorical Life of Athens' Democratic Counterrevolutionaries. Advances in the History of Rhetoric, 10(1), 151-174. doi:10.1080/15362426.2007.10557280

    DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2007.10557280

    2006

    M. Lefkowitz and B. Fant. Women's Life in Greece and Rome. Third Edition. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. xxvii, 420. $59.95. ISBN 0-8018-8309-1 (hardback). $22.95. ISBN 0-8018-8310-5 (paperback) (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2006). M. Lefkowitz and B. Fant. Women's Life in Greece and Rome. Third Edition. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. xxvii, 420. $59.95. ISBN 0-8018-8309-1 (hardback). $22.95. ISBN 0-8018-8310-5 (paperback). Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006.07.22. Retrieved from http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2006/2006-07-22.html

    Rademaker (A.). Sophrosyne and the rhetoric of restraint. Polysemy & persuasive use of an ancient Greek value term (Mnemosyne Supplement 259). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005. Pp xi + 375. EUR 85. 9004142517 (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2006). Rademaker (A.). Sophrosyne and the rhetoric of restraint. Polysemy & persuasive use of an ancient Greek value term (Mnemosyne Supplement 259). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005. Pp xi + 375. EUR 85. 9004142517. Journal of Hellenic Studies, 126, 35-36.

    2005

    Reading Xenophon's Symposium (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2005). Reading Xenophon's Symposium. Ramus, 34(2), 93-111.

    2004

    How to be a good symposiast and other lessons from Xenophon's Symposium (Journal article)

    Hobden, F. (2004). How to be a good symposiast and other lessons from Xenophon's Symposium. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, 50(50), 121-140.

    L. Crompton, Homosexuality and Civilization, Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press, 2003, Pp. xv, 623, ISBN 0-674-01197-X, $35.00 (Book Review)

    Hobden, F. (2004). L. Crompton, Homosexuality and Civilization, Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press, 2003, Pp. xv, 623, ISBN 0-674-01197-X, $35.00. Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2004.09.45. Retrieved from http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2004/2004-09-45.html