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The Lifetime “Living Lord” Icon of Mahavira: Anxiety about the Authenticity of Icons

John E. Cort

in Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385021
eISBN:
9780199869770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385021.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Narratives of the miraculous or otherwise special origin of icons betray anxiety about the authenticity of icons. This chapter investigates the Shvetambara narratives of a sandalwood icon of ... More


Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Warwick Lister

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is a full-length biography in English of Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755–1824), one of the great violinist-composers in the history of music, and arguably the most influential violinist who ... More


Judeo-Christian Experience of the Holy

Phillip Wiebe

in God and Other Spirits: Intimations of Transcendence in Christian Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195140125
eISBN:
9780199835492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140125.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

An overview of phenomena in Judaeo-Christian history deemed to involve holy beings is undertaken with a view to uncovering the methodological, epistemological, and ontological questions these ... More


Fontanetto and Turin, 1755–79

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Viotti's early years: his childhood in the village of Fontanetto Po, Piedmont, Italy, his patronage by the Prince Dal Pozzo della Cisterna in Turin, and his early training with ... More


Marseilles and Turin, 1849–1853

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When the Bourbons defeated Sicily during the revolution of 1848-1849, Francesco Crispi set off for exile and chose to go to Marseilles, in part because he had written for a local newspaper there, La ... More


A Military Embassy

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

At Ninewells in July, David Hume, who had by no means given up the half-pay fight even though the War Office had turned down his petition, began a campaign against the Treasury. He was otherwise busy ... More


March 1741–October 1742: Turin and Elsewhere: ‘the present disturb'd state of Europe’ 1

Isobel Grundy

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Algarotti had been at Turin since the end of January. Lady Mary got there on 16 March, having left her baggage at Genoa and traversed ‘very bad roads’. For two months Turin held them both; then they ... More


Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica, and Giacomo Puccini, La Bohème (Turin, 1896)

Tim Carter

in Understanding Italian Opera

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190247942
eISBN:
9780190247973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247942.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

With the premiere of his La Bohème in Turin on 1 February 1896, Giacomo Puccini cemented his position as the leading Italian opera composer of the late nineteenth century. The publisher Giulio ... More


Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance

Ada Gobetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199380541
eISBN:
9780190254346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199380541.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is both diary and memoir. From the German entry into Turin on 10 September 1943 to the liberation of the city on 28 April 1945, Gobetti recorded an almost daily account of events, ... More


The Curious Case of Pope Francis

Wayne Glausser

in Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Pope Francis has received a great deal of attention for his modern, secular-friendly gestures: he has embraced many people traditionally condemned by the Church (such as LGBT Catholics and divorced ... More


10–12 September 1943

Ada Gobetti

in Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199380541
eISBN:
9780190254346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199380541.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents Ada Gobetti's entries in her diary from 10–12 September 1943. She recalls here the day she saw German automobiles pass by while distributing leaflets at the corner of Via ... More


26 June–4 July 1944

Ada Gobetti

in Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199380541
eISBN:
9780190254346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199380541.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents Ada Gobetti's entries in her diary from 26 June–4 July 1944. Here she describes events such as going down to Susa where Germans were taking all the men between fifteen and sixty ... More


Paleopathology in Italy

Gino Fornaciari, Valentina Giuffra, and Simona Minozzi

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0046
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the history of paleopathology in Italy. It covers the Turin school of paleopathology; the Pisa school of anthropology, including paleoanthropology; and research by Luigi ... More


27 February–25 April 1945

Ada Gobetti

in Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199380541
eISBN:
9780190254346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199380541.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents Ada Gobetti's entries in her diary from 27 February–25 April 1945. She recounts events such as resuming her life in Turin; a meeting at the Garibaldi Monument of various people ... More


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