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Prologue: From Constantine to Abd al‐Malik

Hagith Sivan

in Palestine in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on religious politics in Palestine from the 4th century onwards. Topics covered include Constantine's efforts to establish Christianity in Palestine, the emergence of a new ... More


A Roman Standard: Byron, Ancient Rome, and Literary Decline

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter evaluates the use of Roman precedent in Byron's understanding of the decline of literature and literary standards, of ancient civilization, and of the self. In his Letter to John Murray, ... More


There but Not There: Constantinople in the Itinerarium Burdigalense

Benet Salway

in Two Romes: Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199739400
eISBN:
9780199933006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739400.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The anonymous record of a journey from Bordeaux to Jerusalem and back again in 333-34 understandably holds an important position in the history of Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land as the first ... More


Thomas Hardy and ‘the reach of perished Rome’

Ralph Pite

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In October 1870, Rome and Latium were annexed by the kingdom of Italy and in July 1871 Rome was made capital. In the years that followed the city was radically transformed. This process exacerbated ... More


Christianity in early medieval greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The multiplication of bishoprics in early medieval Greece is well represented in the lists of episcopal sees subject to the patriarch of Constantinople (notitiae episcopatuum). Their distribution is ... More


Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Jas Elsner and Ian Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book is an innovative collection of seventeen essays by leading scholars of ancient religion on aspects of pilgrimage in Greek and Roman and Early Christian Antiquity. The period covered is ... More


Introduction

Jaś Elsner and Ian Rutherford

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This introductory chapter contains three sections. Section 1, ‘ The Concept of Pilgrimage and its Problems’, addresses the issue of whether ‘pilgrimage’ is the right term to use for sacred travel in ... More


Hiketai and Theōroi at Epidauros

Fred Naiden

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores an aspect of healing-pilgrimage that is often neglected — supplication (Greek hiketeia). It analyses the relation between this and on the one hand other forms of supplication, ... More


Pilgrimage to the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi: Patterns of Public and Private Consultation

Michael Arnush

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter surveys the history of consultation of the oracle of Apollo at Delphi. It shows that whereas the clientelle of Delphi is largely public theōriai in the 5th century, consulting the oracle ... More


‘Pilgrimage’ and Greek Religion: Sacred and Secular in the Pagan Polis

Scott Scullion

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter challenges the appropriateness of the term ‘pilgrimage’ to classical Greek religion, arguing that whereas the term suggests sacred activity, sanctuary visitation belonged to the realm of ... More


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