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Sovereignty and Divinity in Classical Greek Thought

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines, in purely Greek terms, the connections between the divine kingship of Zeus and the social and political organization of the archaic and classical Greek world. It shows how ... More


Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

Peter T. Struck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169392
eISBN:
9781400881116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169392.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This book casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination—the reading of divine signs in oracles, omens, and dreams. Popular attitudes during classical antiquity saw these ... More


The Case for the Hip Hop Musical

Kimberley Monteyne

in Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039225
eISBN:
9781621039990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039225.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a revisionist history of the postclassical musical that makes room for early hip hop-oriented cinema, and significantly alters theories about the trajectory of the generic ... More


End of an Era

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0031
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes through the eyes of Wim Statius Muller the end of an era of Dutch Antillean composers writing pieces based on classical music in creolized forms with local rhythms. A new more ... More


The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Mark Munn

Michael Rose (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Among maternal deities of the Greek pantheon, the Mother of the Gods was a paradox. She is variously described as a devoted mother, a chaste wife, an impassioned lover, and a virgin daughter; she is ... More


Introduction

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the history and myth surrounding the worship of the Mother of the Gods during the classical Greek era, and how these concepts shaped classical ... More


The Mother of the Gods and Persian Sovereignty

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter reviews the evidence for the Persian appropriation of symbols of Lydian sovereignty, beginning with earth and water. These elemental symbols of the basis of life prove to be part of the ... More


Persian Sovereignty and the Gods of the Athenians

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter considers some of the tensions generated by the murder of Darius' heralds and the rejection by the Athenians of the Mother of the Gods. It traces the evidence for continuing changes in ... More


Torn, Burned, and Yet Dancing: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Hollywood Writing

Alix Beeston

in In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690168
eISBN:
9780190690199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690168.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the collaborative and institutionalized mode of production in studio-era Hollywood through the lens of the two major projects that comprised the work of the final year of F. ... More


The Mother of the Gods and the Practices of Lydian Tyranny

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter demonstrates how the inescapability of death for the men and women who lived and performed as rulers in Lydia was articulated through ritual, monument, and myth into a vindication of ... More


Asia, the Oikoumenē, and the Map of the World

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter considers how the metaphysics of Asiatic kingship, or the ideology of tyranny, related to concepts of the physical world. The earliest Ionian maps of the world, attributed to the ... More


Periodizing Classic Noir: From to the “Thrillers of Tomorrow”

Robert Miklitsch

in Kiss the Blood Off My Hands: On Classic Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038594
eISBN:
9780252096518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038594.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter traces the history of classic noir by reflecting on the way in which the genre has been discursively constituted through its beginnings and endings, an act of periodization ... More


The Mother of the Gods at Athens

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the circumstances under which the cult to the Mother of the Gods was formally established, and provides a perspective from which it is possible to see how the story of the ... More


Conclusions

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This concluding chapter discusses the final acceptance and recognition of the Mother of the Gods by the Athenians, despite her Asiatic identity. This fusion of Athenian and Asiatic ideology brought ... More


Stallone and Hollywood in Transition

Mark Gallagher

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Sylvester Stallone's 1981 films, Nighthawks and Victory. Nighthawks provides a view of Hollywood on the brink of a new global expansion. It also locates Stallone amid ... More


Athens and Its Philosophical Schools in the Fifth Century

Edward J. Watts

in City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244214
eISBN:
9780520931800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244214.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

By the turn of the fifth century, the dominance that Athenian teachers had once enjoyed over the political life of the city was only a memory. Much of this was due to the rapid evolution of Athenian ... More


The Wild Child and Scientific Names

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

in HumAnimal: Race, Law, Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677887
eISBN:
9781452948249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677887.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter talks about the context of scientific naturalism as a discipline of naming. It discusses the politics of the name of the wild child as it appears in the works of the naturalists during ... More


In and Around Himerius's School

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Two of the orations presented here, 34 and 35, concern the recruitment of new students. Oration 34 is addressed to the physician and comes Arcadius, who is considering enrolling his son in Himerius's ... More


Coming and Going in Himerius's School

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Arrivals at and departures from Himerius's school in Athens were often occasions for oratory. There are enough examples of Himerian oratory associated with such occasions to warrant examining them ... More


Himerius's Son, Rufinus

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents the two orations by Himerius dealing with his son, Rufinus; these are Oration 7 which has survived only in a few excerpts and oration 8 which survives in full. In Oration 7, ... More


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