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Theodoret's Early Christology

Paul B. Clayton, Jr.

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus: Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198143987
eISBN:
9780191711497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores the early works of Theodoret. These include Graecarum Affectionum Curatio, Expositio Rectae Fidei, and Quaestiones et Responsiones ad Orthodoxos.


The Emergence of Ambrosiaster

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

in Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter begins by explaining that two major Latin works, a set of Commentaries on all the Pauline epistles save Hebrews, and 127 Quaestiones on the Old and New Testaments are now known as the ... More


Ambrosiaster's Ecclesiastical Context

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

in Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores Ambrosiaster's position in and attitude towards the Roman church in the 370s and 380s. Some of the Quaestiones in particular contain clues that leads to the belief that they ... More


The Recursive Argument Method of Medieval Science

Christopher I. Beckwith

in Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155319
eISBN:
9781400845170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155319.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the recursive argument method of medieval science. The distinctive argument method used in scientific literature from the High Middle Ages to the Enlightenment was the ... More


Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Paul J. du Plessis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474408820
eISBN:
9781474426763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Why did Roman prosecutors typically accuse the defendant of multiple crimina, when in most standing criminal courts the punishment imposed on a guilty defendant was the same (typically “capital,” ... More


Jerome and The Latin Vulgate

Helen Kraus

in Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

Known as vir trilinguis (trilingual Hebrew, Greek and Latin), Jerome is the first sole translator in this study. A convert to Christianity, much of Jerome's early adulthood seems overshadowed by a ... More


The Orator and the Law

Elaine Fantham

in The Roman World of Cicero's De Oratore

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263158
eISBN:
9780191718892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263158.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a discussion of how the civil law is introduced into the dialogue. It outlines the civil procedures available in the time of Cicero's dialogue —procedures which had not ... More


St. Thomas and the First Cause of Moral Evil

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In seeking the first cause of moral evil, St. Thomas Aquinas was not content to speak only of the deficiency in the will's choice, nor again to speak only of the freedom of ... More


Fabricius’s Galeno-Aristotelian Teleomechanics of Muscle

Peter Distelzweig

in The Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199987313
eISBN:
9780199346240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987313.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente [Girolamo Fabrici, c. 1533–1619] was a long-time professor of anatomy at Padua and a participant in and contributor to the renaissance of anatomical studies in ... More


Drinking, Table Talk, and Plutarch’s Contemporaries

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Plutarch’s reported after-dinner conversations in Table Talk suggest an ideal world of social intercourse among friends both Greek and Roman. He insists that the purpose of a symposium or drinking ... More


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