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Paschal Calculations in the Eastern Empire

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

Andreas of Byzantium drafted a 200‐year list that began with a Paschal full moon on 4 April in 353 and ended with 25 March in 552. Andreas adopted the form of the cycle that Athanasius had ... More


Attitudes to Liturgical Conservation

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The growth of the conservation lobby has resulted in considerable tension within religious bodies between those that have taken the view that liturgical requirements and pastoral requirements must be ... More


Constraining the Learning Path without Constraints, or The Ocp and NoBanana 1

Charles Reiss

in Rules, Constraints, and Phonological Phenomena

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226511
eISBN:
9780191710193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226511.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter argue that wellformedness constraints are inappropriate computational devices for modeling grammar. It develops a purely derivational theory with minimal theoretical apparatus and no ... More


On the Explanation of Typologically Unusual Structures

Alice C. Harris

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter argues that languages are ‘bundles of historical accidents’. It further argues that unusual or rare features are unusual or rare because they are the accidental result of many different ... More


The Revolts of Skleros and Phokas: Historiography and the Skleros Manifesto

Catherine Homes

in Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279685
eISBN:
9780191707353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279685.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter broadens the book's discussion of the relevant medieval historiography of Basil II's reign by comparing the testimonies of historians writing in Greek with the Arabic historiographical ... More


Georgian Sources

Stephen H. Jr. Rapp

in Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263785
eISBN:
9780191734304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses Georgian sources, beginning with a section on contemporary narrative historical sources. Comments on their utility for prosopographical data are provided and described, ... More


The Eighteenth‐Century Religious Background

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Eighteenth-century England presented a picture of substantial religious diversity. The Restoration Church of England had not regained all the ground lost after the Civil War, but despite some ... More


Galland, Georgian Theatre, and the Creation of Popular Orientalism

Bridget Orr

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter surveys the mostly “illegitimate” theatrical forms in which The Thousand and One Nights appeared on stage between 1707 and c.1830, arguing that these dramas of state, farces, burlettas, ... More


Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Katy Layton-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on images that shaped the popular perception of British towns between 1780 and 1880, Beyond the Metropolis challenges enduring misconceptions about urbanization, its representation, and ... More


′Mars and the Muses V the Army and Navy as Actors

GILLIAN RUSSELL

in The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The military colonization of the theatre is exhibited not only within the auditorium, since several sailors and soldiers in Britain, in the theatre of the Peninsular War, and in imperial outposts ... More


Repertoires and Riots

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the debate about late Georgian disorders, which will help determine the fit between the collective activities of the OPs and the contours of contention displayed by other ... More


Rupert Brooke: ‘The Strife of Limbs’

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The legend of Rupert Brooke is inescapable, a romantic myth engendered by numerous accounts of the poet's physical attractiveness, and by the sonnets he wrote shortly after the outbreak of the war. ... More


The Georgian Version

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the introduction of Christianity into Georgia and the translation of the New Testament in that region. Within the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics and by the Russians, ... More


Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book studies the political development of a major English town during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The book examines the activities of the local oligarchy over a period which begins ... More


Samuel Johnson and the Politics of Hanoverian England

John Cannon

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204527
eISBN:
9780191676321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204527.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is a reinterpretation of the Georgian political order. Samuel Johnson's life (1709–84) spans most of the 18th century. His contacts in the literary and cultural, scholarly, and political worlds ... More


Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Nicholas Rogers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Crowds have long been part of the historical landscape. This book examines the changing role and character of crowds in Georgian politics through an investigation of some of the major crowd ... More


Conclusion: the Culture of the Bar and Recession of the Common Law

David Lemmings

in Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207214
eISBN:
9780191677557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207214.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter binds the various strands of this book together. Taken as a whole, the evidence for changes in barristers' numbers, education, work, ... More


The Correspondence of Charles Hutton: Mathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198805045
eISBN:
9780191843150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805045.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book contains complete transcriptions, with notes, of the 133 surviving letters of Charles Hutton (1737–1823). The letters span the period 1770–1823 and are drawn from nearly thirty different ... More


Conclusion

in The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their World: Politics, Culture and Society in Belfast, c.1801–1832

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318481
eISBN:
9781846317903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317903.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political and cultural milieu inhabited by the Presbyterian elite of late-Georgian Belfast. It argues that William Tennent was not only a ... More


Antigone's Journey: From Athens to Edinburgh, via Paris and Tbilisi

Lorna Hardwick

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on a 2001 Georgian production of Anouilh's Antigone, directed by Temur Chkheidze and presented at the Edinburgh festival, and analyses ‘what happens when traditions intersect at ... More


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