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Middle Ages to the Renaissance

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Rabbinical texts kept preexistence alive in the Jewish tradition (largely through the concept of the guf, or soul-treasury. Authorities like Peter Lombard and Aquinas declared against it. ... More


“Victory through Harmony”

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Departing from the Music While You Work slogan, “Victory through Harmony,” this chapter complicates the popular myth that the British people worked harmoniously toward the common goal of victory ... More


Between Blitzkrieg and Call-Up: BBC Dancing Club, Masculinity, and the Dance Band Scheme

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 4 addresses how wartime notions of masculinity, escapism, and morale affected the BBC's efforts to provide high-quality dance music. As Britain faced the Blitzkrieg and military defeats ... More


Conclusion

Alastair Matthews

in The Kaiserchronik: A Medieval Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656998
eISBN:
9780191742187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656998.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The conclusion draws together the findings about individual Kaiserchronik episodes obtained in the book, arguing that the chronicle's narrative technique is at least as important as its ... More


Pope Nicolas I

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Pope Nicolas I and the alliance of papacy and Frankish empire in the assertion of Roman authority. The nine and a half years of Nicolas' tenure of papacy were marked by the ... More


The Reforging of the Habsburg State, 1849–1859

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: In the 1850s, the Austrian bureaucracy was reconstituted and the structures of the state were rebuilt to lead Austria into a new age. This era has been widely criticized for a ... More


The Birth of the Christian Dragon

Daniel Ogden

in Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 11 follows the Graeco-Roman tradition of drakōn-slaying stories on into the early centuries of hagiography, in which the story-types later to be associated with Saints George and Patrick were ... More


Experiencing and Remembering the Capitoline Hill

Jason Moralee

in Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 examines the ways in which the Capitoline Hill was experienced by those living in late antique Rome, from the ongoing visibility of the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus to toponyms that ... More


The Capitol and the Legends of the Saints

Jason Moralee

in Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 examines how dozens of martyr acts composed beginning in the fifth century turned the Capitol into a site of Christian resistance. In these pious fictions, rejection of a fantasy Capitol ... More


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