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Henry Chadwick 1920–2008

Rowan Williams

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 166, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IX

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264751
eISBN:
9780191734229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264751.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Henry Chadwick's achievement overall remains immense. The range of his learning in classical and post-classical literature, both Greek and Latin, and his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Fathers and, ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Library

Michael Lapidge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239696
eISBN:
9780191708336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239696.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of ... More


Gay's Trivia: Walking the Streets of Rome

Susanna Morton Braund

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the concept of time, which is most frequently thought of as the province of the historian who looks for change and continuity over various periods. Based on literary theory ... More


The Formal Presence of the Ancients: References to Ancient Greek and Roman Authors in Medical and Political Science Dissertations, ca. 1625–1850

Anna Fredriksson

in History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743651
eISBN:
9780191803826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the classical tradition in Sweden. First, it examines the presence of the classics in the literature produced by university students and teachers. The study is based on the ... More


History's Shadow: Native Americans and Historical Consciousness in the Nineteenth Century

Steven Conn

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114941
eISBN:
9780226115115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115115.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Who were the Native Americans? Where did they come from and how long ago? Did they have a history, and would they have a future? Questions such as these dominated intellectual life in the United ... More


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