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Contacts, Commerce, and the Dynamics of New Visual Patterns

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the extent to which communities in temperate Europe became increasingly integrated into the larger world of the Mediterranean basin and beyond, and how the process of ... More


Comparative Welfare Regimes Re‐Examined

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part re‐examines the three worlds’ typology of welfare capitalism: the liberal welfare regime, the social democratic welfare regime, and the conservative welfare regime. A summary overview ... More


New Media in the Late Iron Age: Coins and Writing

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter analyzes coins and writing in late prehistoric Europe. The development of coinage in temperate Europe and the first regular signs of writing are innovations that share some important ... More


Sicily in the Dār al-Islām

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the connections between Sicily and other parts of the dār al-Islām during the years of Muslim dominion (ninth to mid-eleventh centuries), when Sicily's ports were most regularly ... More


Introduction

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines Sicily's place within the religious, diplomatic, military, commercial, and intellectual networks of the Mediterranean world. It traces the history of Sicily, from the sixth-century ... More


Sicily between Constantinople and Rome

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the web of connections linking Sicily to the Greek Christian world of the eastern Mediterranean and, simultaneously, to the Latin Christendom of Rome and the Franks during the ... More


The Itinerant

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the itinerants in Archaic Greece. Itinerants are differentiated from the economic migrants investigated in the previous chapter by virtue of the fact that they regularly moved ... More


Sicily at the Center of the Mediterranean

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the discontinuities behind the apparent continuities in Norman Sicily during the twelfth century. It looks at the Muslim population of the island, as viewed from both inside and ... More


Sicily between Byzantium and the Islamic World

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines patterns of travel and communication that linked Sicily to the Islamic world during the centuries prior to the Muslim conquest in the ninth century. Covering the period of ... More


Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Allen James Fromherz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406) is one of the most influential and important Muslim thinkers in history. Ibn Khaldun has inspired at least as much interest among modern scholars as his immediate ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Davis-Secord

in Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501704642
eISBN:
9781501712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704642.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This conclusion summarizes the book's findings about Sicily's conceptual place in the Mediterranean world—a position that had been crafted by the Norman rulers. Later medieval maps, together with the ... More


Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Fergus Millar

Hannah M. Cotton and Guy MacLean Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This volume completes the author's three-volume collection of essays, which, together with his books, transformed the study of the Roman Empire by shifting the focus of inquiry onto the broader ... More


The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

Harriet I. Flower

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830635
eISBN:
9781469603438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877463_flower
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Elite Romans periodically chose to limit or destroy the memory of a leading citizen who was deemed an unworthy member of the community. Sanctions against memory could lead to the removal or ... More


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