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The Classical Alexandrian Cycle

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/9780199543120.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

Theophilus of Alexandria published a 100‐year Paschal list beginning in the first consulship of Theodosius, AD 380. That year corresponds to the first of the classical Alexandrian cycle, but it is ... More


Once More: Nabis, Bishop of ′Aidhab/Berenike1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Muyser has pointed out that the Arabic text bears all the indications of a translation from the Coptic, and that the Scala copte 44 identifies “Aidhab” with Berenike. According to the text of the ... More


Later Historians: The West Syrian Tradition

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

A west Syrian strand of history, originating with Theophilus, a Chalcedonian Christian from Edessa who became chief astrologer to the Caliph Mahdi (775–85), can be picked out in four later works, one ... More


Patriarchs, Councils, and Controversies: 300–451

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The patriarchs of Alexandria would cast long shadows over the history of Egyptian monasticism. This chapter focuses on the five most influential: Alexander, Athanasius, Theophilus, Cyril, and ... More


Later Historians: Theophanes

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Theophanes' Chronographia is a rich repository of material culled from earlier sources, put together soon after 810. He made extensive use of George of Pisidia's official history of Heraclius' ... More


Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Demetrios S. Katos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This book examines the life, work, and thought of Palladius of Helenopolis (ca. 362–420), an important witness of late antique Christianity and author of the Dialogue on the Life of St. John ... More


Pothier and the French Civil Code

Eric Descheemaeker

in The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter looks at the division of wrongs into délits and quasi-délits in the most significant work of the French ancien droit, Pothier's Traité des obligations, and then in the Code civil of ... More


Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Dewey D. Wallace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book contributes to studies on the development of Calvinism and Reformed Theology in the post-Reformation era and on later English Puritanism as it transitioned into Dissent. Beginning with the ... More


Theophilus Gale: Calvinism and the Ancient Theology

Dewey D. Wallace, Jr.

in Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

It has usually been thought that Calvinism and Puritanism were inhospitable to the currents of ancient theology and hermetic lore that were important elements of Renaissance Learning. But Theophilus ... More


The antichrist treatise

J. A. Cerrato

in Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246960
eISBN:
9780191697630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246960.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Hippolytan composition on the parousia of the antichrist provides general indicators of an eastern character. The high view of the Apocalypse presupposes a community of origin in which the book ... More


Choral Music versus Congregational Singing

Joseph Herl

in Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The style of music appropriate for church was a constant topic of debate. The 16th century saw Lutherans pitted against followers of the Swiss Reformation. Later in the century, an increase in ... More


Dating the Lex Aquilia☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The date of the lex Aquilia is controversial. One view is that it was associated with a secession of the plebs. This association is made by Byzantine jurists, such as Theophilus, and it is argued ... More


His Hand and Wisdom

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 5 details two central and distinctive aspects of Irenaeus’ theology of the Holy Spirit emphasized in Against Heresies 4: the identification of the Spirit as one of the Hands of God and as ... More


‘Short, Sharp and Decisive’

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0022
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

By the autumn of 1879, The Territory was under new management. Colonel Owen Lanyon had been translated from Griqualand West on March 4, 1879 to replace Sir Theophilus Shepstone as Administrator. This ... More


Theophilus and Cyril: The Alexandrian Bishop Triumphant

Edward J. Watts

in Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262072
eISBN:
9780520945623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262072.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Beginning with Theophilus, the Nicene bishops of Alexandria used imperial support to assert themselves within their city and its surroundings. Early in his career, Theophilus drew upon the same ... More


The ‘Black Conspiracy’

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Sir Theophilus Shepstone became Administrator of the Transvaal Territory in April 1877. This chapter discusses Shepstone's policies and his efforts to assert British power. During this period, ... More


The Relationship between the Monks of Northern Egypt and the Patriarchs of the Egyptian Church

David Brakke

in Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167775
eISBN:
9781617978203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167775.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter surveys how bishops Athanasius, Theophilus, and Cyril interacted with the monks of northern Egypt. Although at times Kellia, Nitria, or Scetis are discussed in particular, for the most ... More


. The Speeches in Acts

George A. Kennedy

in New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841204
eISBN:
9781469616261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841204.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the “Book of Acts”, or the “Acts of the Apostles”. The chapter looks at the preface, narratives, speeches, and other letters in chronological order. This book was mainly ... More


Enemies of Mary: Jews in Miracle Stories

Kati Ihnat

in Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews: Devotion to the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169538
eISBN:
9781400883660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169538.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the prominence of Jews in Marian miracle stories. In order to exemplify the right approach to praising and celebrating Mary, the miracle story often made use of the trope of the ... More


Chains of Violence

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Violence was enslavers’ great economizer. This chapter follows Solomon Northup’s ordeal from his kidnapping in Washington, D.C., in 1841 through the mechanical market through which he was processed, ... More


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