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Religious Interactions between Olbia and Scythia

A. S. RUSYAYEVA

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter aims not to provide a complete reconstruction of the religious interactions between the Greeks of Olbia and the people of Scythia, its aim rather is to provide an overview of the key ... More


Litigation in Roman Law

Ernest Metzger

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Modern accounts of how lawsuits were filed in Rome during the classical period tend to show that the opponents were willingly working together under the guidance of a magistrate, until their case was ... More


Concluding Remarks on Roman Litigation

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book reconstructs the rules of litigation and civil procedure in Rome during the classical period based on three sources: the Praetor's edict on vadimonium or bail, the formula used in the ... More


Classical Era of Ijtihad, 632–875

Khan L. Ali and M. Ramadan Hisham

in Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the classical era of ijtihad (632–875), a period marked by impressive jurisprudential research and creativity. This classical period emphasises the inherently dynamic and ... More


The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Aaron Berkowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The ability to improvise represents one of the highest levels of musical achievement. An improviser must master a musical language to such a degree as to be able spontaneously to invent stylistically ... More


Introduction

Louis Rawlings

in The Ancient Greeks at War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about developments in warfare in Greece from the Late Bronze Age to the end of the classical period. It explains that it was ... More


The Historical Context

Arvind Sharma

in Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676389
eISBN:
9780199081974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676389.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The history of Hinduism can be demarcated into the pre-Vedic and Vedic period, the classical period, the medieval period, and the modern period. In order to gain a full understanding of the ... More


Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales

Michelle Osterfeld Li

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759755
eISBN:
9780804771061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759755.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book draws from theories of the grotesque to examine many of the strange and extraordinary creatures and phenomena in the premodern Japanese tales called setsuwa. Grotesque representations in ... More


Introduction

A. Raghuramaraju

in Enduring Colonialism: Classical Presences and Modern Absences in Indian Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699364
eISBN:
9780199080533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699364.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introduction first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to discuss to an important aspect of absence that has precedents in history. It raises the question as to why there have been no ... More


The Classical Era: Science by Division

John S. Wilkins

in Species: A History of the Idea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260856
eISBN:
9780520945074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260856.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the history of the species concept and the philosophical foundations of classification. The species concept is divided into universal and biological taxonomic notions. The ... More


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