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Concordia Mundi

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the search for the ten tribes in the Americas. It shows how the possibility to find the tribes in the Americas was “there” even before the discovery of the Americas ” through ... More


The Content of Unarian Mythology

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Claude Levi-Strauss’s theory of myth as bricolage highlights the collage-like way a myth is assembled. Unarius borrowed some themes from popular culture (e.g., Star Trek), Theosophy, and metaphysical ... More


Plato's Atlantis Story: Text, Translation and Commentary

Christopher Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940162
eISBN:
9781786944214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940162.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides the materials needed for detailed study of Plato’s Atlantis story. It contains the two relevant Greek texts, the start of the Timaeus and incomplete Critias, in the Oxford ... More


Plato's Hesiod and the will of Zeus: Philosophical rhapsody in the Timaeus and the Critias 1

Andrea Capra

in Plato and Hesiod

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236343
eISBN:
9780191717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236343.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes the Timaeus-Critias as the basis for an exploration of the way in which Plato constructs his own, philosophical ‘epic’ by developing and improving Hesiodic rhapsody. It argues that ... More


The island of Athens

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Athenian control over the Aegean islands did not only have an effect on the concept of insularity; at same time, it also affected the very way Athens portrayed itself. Athens' adoption of the ... More


Plato and the Persian Wars

Christopher Rowe

in Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279678
eISBN:
9780191707261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279678.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter shows that Plato's brilliant parody of a funeral speech, Menexenus wholly undercuts the Athenians' formulaic idealization of their glorious past and the rhetorical conventions they had ... More


Europeanism

Massimo Cacciari

Alessandro Carrera (ed.)

in Europe and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267163
eISBN:
9780823274840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267163.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Long before there was the European Union, Europe had always been conceived as an experiment, in terms of ethnicities, cultures, religions, and political systems that clashed all the time but also had ... More


Deconstructing Imperial Moscow

Edith W. Clowes

in Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter investigates the literary and critical deconstruction of Moscow, which opened the dialogue about Russian identity. Starting in the 1980s Moscow, the Soviet capital and imperial hub of ... More


Actor to Director

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Kertész graduated from the Royal Academy of Theater and Art as an actor in 1906.Despite experiencing success onstage in provincial Hungary and in Budapest, he was unfulfilled as an actor and ... More


Conclusion: Gilgamesh and the resublimation of deep time

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

in Discovering Gilgamesh: Geology, narrative and the historical sublime in Victorian culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780719090516
eISBN:
9781781706466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090516.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book concludes by looking at how the Epic of Gilgamesh continued to influence debates about the past into the early twentieth century, and how the myth of the great flood changed its appearance ... More


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