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A Review of DDE Methods

Alfredo Bellen and Marino Zennaro

in Numerical Methods for Delay Differential Equations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506546
eISBN:
9780191709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506546.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter starts with a brief historical excursus of the early methods used for the numerical solution of DDEs. It then considers general formulation and convergence results for discrete and ... More


‘Antiquarian’ Excursuses 1

Simon Hornblower

in Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199249190
eISBN:
9780191719424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249190.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses antiquarian excursuses. It argues that it is to the excursuses in Thucydides, or some of them, that the myths in Pindaric and Bacchylidean odes correspond. These are not called ... More


Epistemology

Antonie Vos

in The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines John Duns Scotus's ideas and thoughts about epistemology. It discusses the basic epistemological and methodological principle of parsimony, analyses Scotus's epistemological ... More


The Jewish Ethnographic Excursus by Hecataeus of Abdera

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Hecataeus of Abdera, the first Greek author who left a rather extensive description of the Jewish people—the most detailed surviving accounts on Judaism and Jews in both Greek ... More


Posidonius of Apamea (B): The Jewish Ethnography in Strabo's Geographica—Mosaic Judaism versus Second Temple Judaism

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter outlines the source, meaning, and purpose of Strabo's account of the origins of the Jewish people, first studying the content of the excursus, including its text and its prominent ... More


Posidonius of Apamea (D): The Anti-Jewish Libels and Accusations in Diodorus and Apion

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies two very anti-Jewish passages which are linked to Posidonius, showing that they severely criticize Moses and the laws which he established for the Jews. These passages also serve ... More


The Geographical Description of Jerusalem by Timochares, the siege, and the Libels

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter tries to identify Posidonius's source for both the siege of Jerusalem and the anti-Jewish accusations and libels, first studying a testimonium that describes the unique features of ... More


The Anti-Jewish Ethnographic Treatise by Apollonius Molon

Bezalel Bar-Kochva

in The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253360
eISBN:
9780520943636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253360.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the anti-Jewish ethnographic treatise that was drafted by Apollonius Molon, who was considered as one of the most vicious of all the Jew haters, but only a few of his works have ... More


• Internal Structure of the Unit of Action (ii.1–v.24)

Carolyn J. Dewald

in Thucydides' War Narrative: A Structural Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241275
eISBN:
9780520930971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241275.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers the units themselves, since they are the building blocks out of which Thucydides constructs the Archidamian narrative as a whole. Thucydides uses five types of unit in all, ... More


The Temple of the World

Miroslav Verner

in Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Although Karnak was the biggest, dozens and even hundreds of similar?mainly smaller but sometimes very large?temples were built in ancient Egypt. The institution of the temple, in ancient Egypt most ... More


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