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Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Robert DeCaroli

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although Buddhist monasteries are commonly understood as being institutions dedicated to non‐attachment and transcendence, the architectures of the earliest known monasteries are overwhelmingly ... More


The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Ward Keeler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Looking at Buddhist monasteries as social institutions, this book integrates a thorough description of one such monastery with a wide-ranging study of Burmese social relations, both religious and ... More


From Supremacy to Tyranny, 1533–40: A Sweet and Devout Sermon and The Banquette of Sapience

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on two of Elyot’s later dialogues: his translation of a sermon of St. Cyprian counselling the faithful in times of persecution and his collection of adagia, The Banquet of ... More


The Sample and the Sources of Evidence

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the years 1540 and 1880 are terminal dates and were in many ways self-selecting. The year 1540 was the moment when the impact of the Dissolution of the Monasteries first ... More


The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Philipp Niewohner (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Anatolia was the only major part of the Roman Empire that did not fall in late antiquity, but remained continuously under Roman rule through the eleventh century. Anatolia can, therefore, show the ... More


Churches

Hans Buchwald and Matthew Savage

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Churches are the most numerous, best preserved, and most fully published monuments of Byzantine Anatolia. The chapter is organized chronologically and according to architectural types. The great ... More


Nicaea

Urs Peschlow

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

In spite of much damage and loss, Nicaea is noteworthy because of its well-preserved city walls and for the great number of surviving Byzantine churches, including mosaics and frescoes. Sculpted ... More


Mount Latmos

Urs Peschlow

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Latmos is a volcanic mountain in the eastern hinterland of Miletus, on the Aegean coast that is now Lake Bafa. Early Byzantine monuments have only been identified inside the two largest ... More


Binbirkilise

Mark P. C. Jackson

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0029
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Binbirkilise means thousand and one churches in Turkish and includes various sites on the slopes of Mount Karadağ, an ancient volcano ca. 29 km north of Karaman, in south-central Anatolia. The ... More


Çanlı Kilise Settlement

Robert Ousterhout

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0030
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The settlement at the Çanlı Kilise (“bell church”) in Western Cappadocia was a small but prosperous rural community of the middle Byzantine period. The settlement preserves an elegant masonry church ... More


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