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French Identity: The National Search for Retrospective Legitimacy and Unanimity

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The French sense of national identity derives from legitimizing myths and symbols rather than from the divergent realities that operate within shifting territorial frameworks of reference. National ... More


Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Bertrand Lancon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This is an account of life in ancient Rome from the end of the third century to the beginning of the seventh. At the beginning of the period Rome was an imperial power and the centre of a classical ... More


Two Neoclassical Monuments in Modern France: The Panthéon and Arc de Triomphe

AVNER BEN-AMOS

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Panthéon and Arc de Triomphe are two neoclassical Parisian monuments that were created in the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century, respectively, and ... More


Hephaistos Sweats or How to Construct an Ambivalent God

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

In the Greek pantheon there was a clear hierarchy. The most important gods were Zeus, Athena and Apollo, whereas other divinities, such as Poseidon, Artemis and Aphrodite, were clearly somewhat less ... More


Reading Pausanias: Cults of the Gods and Representation of the Divine

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Regarding the gods and their local cults, Pausanias is an important literary source that enables us to understand the so-called local Greek pantheons, particularly when we are able to compare his ... More


Canonizing the Pantheon: The Dodekatheon in Greek Religion and its Origins

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The notion of ‚Twelve Gods’ in Greek religion can be traced back no further than the late 6th century BC. It should probably be seen not as a fixed set of twelve (in fact our evidence suggests the ... More


State Funerals of Kings and Emperors 1800–1870

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During most of the nineteenth century, France was governed by non-republican regimes that were hostile to the ideals of the French Revolution. Consequently, the manner in which the Bonapartes, the ... More


The Third Republic: The State Funeral as Civic Festival 1879–1940

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When Jules Grevy, a moderate who belonged to the generation of 1848, became president of France, the Third Republic was at last fully republican. One might have supposed that this triumph would end ... More


Funerals of Politicians

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The long history of state funerals in France might have camouflaged the new direction given to the celebration once the republicans controlled the Third Republic. The continuous governmental denial ... More


Funerals of Soldiers and Colonizers

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until around 1900, most of the military state funerals in France were given, accordingly, to republican high ranking army officers who had distinguished themselves in the 1870 war, some of whom ... More


The Mithraic Mysteries as Symbol System: II. The Mithraeum

ROGER BECK

in The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire: Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216130
eISBN:
9780191712128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216130.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores the initiate's understanding of his mithraeum as ‘an image of the universe for induction into a mystery of the descent and departure of souls’. The mithraeum is analyzed in ... More


The Pantheon

David Karmon

in The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

The idea that the Pantheon survives unchanged from antiquity is a Renaissance invention. Constant papal care ensured the survival of this famous landmark. In the fifteenth century, Eugenius IV ... More


Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: An Overview of More Than 30 Years of Franco-British Partnerships1

Renaud Le Goix, Pascal de Vareilles-Sommières, and Christine Mengin

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores assesses Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne's 30-year history of partnerships with academic institutions in the United Kingdom. It addresses the profile of British student intake at ... More


Reception: Reviews and Reactions

Charles W. Eagles

in Civil Rights, Culture Wars: The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631158
eISBN:
9781469631172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631158.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Pantheon’s Andre Schiffrin, Loewen and Sallis secured, with Pat Watters’s help, an unlikely but sympathetic publisher. In addition to critiques by experts in the field, the authors also gained the ... More


To Have and to Hold: Astrology for an Imperial Age

Steven J. Green

in Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and his Augustan Contemporaries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199646807
eISBN:
9780191782220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646807.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a brief overview of Augustus’ double standards in his use of horoscopic astrology: his simultaneous exploitation of astrology for his own ends and restriction of its use by ... More


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