Jon Solomon

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Research Output

2018

Hercules and the Millennial Generation

Solomon, J., Jun 2018, Epic Heroes on Screen. Augoustakis, A. & Raucci, S. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Giovanni Boccaccio: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Vol. 2

Solomon, J. (ed.), Jul 2017, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 720 p. (The I Tatti Renaissance Library)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2016

Ben-Hur: The original blockbuster

Solomon, J., Apr 15 2016, Edinburgh University Press. 910 p.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Coda: A timeline of Ben-Hur companies, brands, and products

Solomon, J., Jan 1 2016, Bigger Than Ben-Hur: The Book, Its Adaptations, and Their Audiences. Syracuse University Press, p. 191-212 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Read All About it! Ancient Greek Music Hits American Newspapers, 1875-1938

Solomon, J., 2016, The Idea of Art Music in a Commercial World. Montemorra Marvin, R. & Bashford, C. (eds.). Woodbridge: Boydell Press, p. 202-222 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Homer's Iliad in Popular culture: The Roads to Troy

Solomon, J., 2015, Return to Troy: New Essays on the Hollywood Epic. Winkler, M. M. (ed.). Leiden: Brill, p. 224-254 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Oedipus... The Structure of Funny: Allusions to Greek Tragedy in Contemporary Cinema

Solomon, J., 2015, In : Illinois Classical Studies. 40, 2, p. 373-389 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

The Classical Sources of Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur

Solomon, J., 2014, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 22, 1, p. 29-75 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Influence of Ovid in Opera

Solomon, J., Oct 31 2014, A Handbook to the Reception of Ovid. Miller, J. F. & Newlands, C. E. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 371-385 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Aida, Aetos, and the Rosetta Stone

Solomon, J., Oct 1 2013, In : Acta Musicologica. 85, 2, p. 187-198 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ancient Worlds in Film and Television: Gender and Politics

Solomon, J. (ed.) & Renger, A-B., 2013, Leiden: Brill.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Ben Hur and Gladiator: Manifest Destiny and the contradictions of American Empire

Solomon, J., 2013, Ancient Worlds in Film and Television: Gender and Politics. Renger, A-B. & Solomon, J. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 17-39 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gods, Greek, and Poetry

Solomon, J., 2013, Boccaccio: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works. Kirkham, V., Sherberg, M. & Levarie-Smarr, J. (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Kalem Ben-Hur (1907)

Solomon, J., 2013, The Ancient World in Silent Cinema. Michelakis, P. & Wyke, M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 189-204 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Muscleman Peplum: Le fatiche di Ercole (1958) to Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)

Solomon, J., 2013, The Italian Cinema Book. Bondanella, P. (ed.). London: British Film Institute, p. 163-171 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Robe

Solomon, J., 2013, Bible and Cinema: 50 Key Films. Reinhartz, A. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 212-217 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Boccaccio and the Ineffable, Aniconic God Demogorgon

Solomon, J., Mar 1 2012, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 19, 1, p. 31-62 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Messala: Roman Villain via Boss Tweed and Billy the Kid

Solomon, J., 2012, The Real and the Reflected: Heroes and Villains in Existent and Imagined Worlds. Franks, R. & Meindl, S. E. (eds.). Inter-Disciplinary Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Music of Ben-Hur

Solomon, J., 2012, In : Syllecta Classica. 23, p. 155-178 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Giovanni Boccaccio: The Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Vol. 1

Solomon, J., 2011, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 824 p. (The I Tatti Renaissance Library)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

2010

The popular reception of Alexander

Solomon, J., Dec 1 2010, Responses to Oliver Stone's Alexander: Film, History, and Cultural Studies. Greenland, F. (ed.). Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, p. 36-51 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The reception of ancient Greek music in the late nineteenth century

Solomon, J., Dec 2010, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 17, 4, p. 497-525 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
Open Access

Televising Antiquity: From You are There to Rome

Solomon, J., 2008, Rome, Season One: History Makes Television. Cyrino, M. S. (ed.). Oxfored, Malden: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 11-28 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005

Model of a lesser god

Solomon, J., Jan 1 2005, In : Arion - Journal of Humanities and the Classics. 13, 1, p. 149-160 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001

The Ancient World in the Cinema: Revised & Expanded Edition

Solomon, J., 2001, New Haven, London: Yale University.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

The complete Three Stooges: The Official Filmography and Three Stooges Companion

Solomon, J., 2001, Glendale: C3 Entertainment, Inc.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1999

Ptolemy's Harmonics: Translation and Commentary

Solomon, J., 1999, Leiden: Brill.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1994

Apollo: Origins and Influences

Solomon, J. (ed.), 1994, Tucson, London: University of Arizona.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1993

Accessing antiquity: the computerization of classical studies

Solomon, J. (ed.), Jan 1 1993, Tucson, London: University of Arizona Press.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Sting in the tradition of the lyric poet

Solomon, J., Jan 1 1993, In : Popular Music and Society. 17, 3, p. 33-41 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Up the University

Solomon, J. & Solomon, R. C., 1993, New York: Addison-Wessely.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1986

The Plague of Athens

Hyman, D., Morens, D. M., Chu, M. C., Katz, S. K., Stern, M. N., Langmuir, A. D., Worthen, T. D., Solomon, J., Ray, C. G. & Petersen, E., Mar 27 1986, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 314, 13, p. 855-856 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The Thucydides Syndrome: The Authors Reply

Langmuir, A. D., Worthen, T. D., Solomon, J., Ray, C. G. & Petersen, E., Oct 30 1986, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 315, 18, p. 1172-1173 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1985

The new musical fragment from Epidaurus

Solomon, J., Nov 1985, In : The Journal of Hellenic Studies. 105, p. 168-171 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Thucydides syndrome: A New Hypothesis for the Cause of the Plague of Athens

Langmuir, A. D., Worthen, T. D., Solomon, J., Ray, C. G. & Petersen, E., Oct 1985, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 313, 16, p. 1027-1030 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1984

Handel's mythological sources

Solomon, J., Jul 1 1984, In : Music and Letters. 65, 3, p. 321-322 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Towards a History of Tonoi

Solomon, J., Jan 1 1984, In : Journal of Musicology. 3, 3, p. 242-251 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaticanus gr. 2338 and the Eisagoge Harmonike

Solomon, J., 1984, In : Philologus. 127, 1-2, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1983

Polyphemus's whistle in Handel's 'Acis and Galatea'

Solomon, J., Jan 1 1983, In : Music and Letters. 64, 1-2, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1982

Reflections of Ovid in Semele's mirror

Solomon, J., Jul 1 1982, In : Music and Letters. 63, 3-4, p. 226-241 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1980

Ekbolê and eklusis in the musical treatise of Bacchius

Solomon, J., Jan 1 1980, In : Symbolae Osloenses. 50, p. 111-126 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1978

The Ancient World in the Cinema

Solomon, J., 1978, London: A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

1977

Ancient Roman Feasts and Recipes: Adapted for the Modern Kitchen

Solomon, J., 1977, Miami: E.A. Seemann Publishing, Inc.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook