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Introducing New God(desse)s (?)

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explains the dangers of making absolute claims about geographical or conceptual orgins for divine qualities, and of positing overly clear‐cut ‘Greek’/‘Roman’ dichotomies, pointing out ... More


Miracles and the Miraculous

Thomas Harrison

in Divinity and History: The Religion of Herodotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253555
eISBN:
9780191715112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253555.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

The people of Cnidus, confronted by Cyrus' general Harpagus, planned to dig a canal across the Isthmus that divided their territory the mainland of Caria (1. 174.4). It is the unreasonable, or at any ... More


The Italian Fascist Empire, racial policy and Etruscology

Antonino De Francesco

in The Antiquity of the Italian Nation: The Cultural Origins of a Political Myth in Modern Italy, 1796-1943

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662319
eISBN:
9780191757310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662319.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This last chapter shows how Romanism did not eradicate the tradition of Italian plurality, founded on the specific contributions of peoples of different origins. The theme of Italic antiquity was ... More


The <i>nostoi</i> and Archaic Greek Ethnicity

Robert L. Fowler

in The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811428
eISBN:
9780191848421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811428.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The theme of this chapter is early Greek ethnicity. It illuminates the processes of ethnogenesis and demonstrates the implications of the relation, or rather the impressive dovetailing, between ... More


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