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Creating and Maintaining Hellenic Places in Antioch

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

chapter 7 explores how Julian clears the contaminating Christian contagion from the Antiochene landscape in order to facilitate Hellenic worship of the gods. The Christian cult of the martyrs and ... More


Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows the defeat Isaiah Bowman experienced after the Second World War. It states that Bowman naturally assumed that important individuals would approach him after the war ended. However, ... More


Geographical Solicitude, Vital Anomaly

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the American Century, while focusing on geography and globalism. It stresses that the American Century is synonymous with globalization, and that the increasing geographical ... More


1898 and the Making of a Practical Man

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Isaiah Bowman, a former leader of the militia who decided to pursue a career as a geographer. It first provides some information on Bowman's early life, including the time he ... More


“Manasseh Sawed Isaiah with a Saw of Wood”: an Ancint Legend in Jewish, Christian, Muslim,and Persian Sources

Richard Kalmin

in Migrating Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277250
eISBN:
9780520958999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277250.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter focuses on the period of eastern provincial Romanization of Jewish Babylonia that began in the fourth century, as well as the cultural linkages between the Jews and Christians of late ... More


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