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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Classical Style: Composers in the Studio Era

John C. Tibbetts

in Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on what many film historians refer to as the “classical period” of the studio system. Not coincidentally, it was also the “golden age” of the composer biopic, both classical and ... 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


Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Edmund Stewart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This work is one of the first full studies of the dissemination of Greek tragedy in the archaic and classical periods. Drawing on recent research in network theory, it seeks to reinterpret classical ... More


Who Were Those Classic Period Immigrants into the Zapotitán Valley, El Salvador?

Payson Sheets

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the immigrants into the Zapotitán Valley, El Salvador during the classical period. It focuses on the Miraflores cultural sphere of the Late Preclassic and the devastation of the ... More


Introduction

Robin McNeal

in Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter presents a passage in the Chinese classical period asserting that an enlightened ruler gains substantive achievements only through winning a war and invading new ... More


Some Aspects of Large Estate Management in the Greek World During Classical and Hellenistic Times

Christophe Chandezon

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the importance of agriculture in economic life during the Classical and Hellenistic periods. It surveys how managers were employed in large business ventures, and how such ... More


Justinian, Tribonian, and Irnerius: How Statesmen and Scholars Rescued Roman Law (Twice)

Mary Ann Glendon

in The Forum and the Tower: How Scholars and Politicians Have Imagined the World, from Plato to Eleanor Roosevelt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199782451
eISBN:
9780190252533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782451.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter details the development of the Roman legal system that culminated in what is known as the Classical period of Roman law, beginning in the early second century AD. The Classical period of ... More


Groundwork for a History of Blindness in the Classical Age

in The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter first describes how blind mendicants were perceived as completely useless burdens, incapable of being rehabilitated through work. It then considers the work of Father Francesco ... More


Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

George Cawkwell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapters in this book reflect a half-century of outstanding scholarship on the ancient world. The chapters range from early Greek colonization in the sixth century BC, through the classical ... More


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