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Victimology or: How to Deal with Untimely Death

Fritz Graf

in Daughters of Hecate: Women and Magic in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780195342703
eISBN:
9780199387748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342703.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines a class of tomb inscriptions that respond to the untimely death of a loved one by invoking divine vengeance upon an unknown magical assailant. This type of grave inscription ... More


Epilogue

Lindon Barrett (ed.)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter likewise contains a eulogy from the other editors of this book, as well as a commentary on the publication history of Barrett's posthumous manuscript. Through discussing the ... More


Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China

Christine Mollier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831691
eISBN:
9780824868765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book reveals previously unexplored dimensions of the interaction between Buddhism and Taoism in medieval China. While scholars of Chinese religions have long recognized the mutual influences ... More


I Have no Future

Galen Strawson

in The Subject of Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that human beings are not entities of such a kind that they can be deprived of anything by death. They can’t be rightly said to be deprived of anything if they don’t live as long ... More


The Torrid Zone

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the untimely death of Colonel Peter Beckford, a celebrated architect of Britain's eighteenth-century empire, and how his last moments on the Kings Parade in Spanish Town, ... More


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