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The circle and the cross: Medieval churches and prehistoric monuments

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The reintroduction of Christianity into England created numerous material changes, not least the introduction of stone-built structures and decorated sculpture. This chapter considers how the arrival ... More


Arabs and Christianity

Greg Fisher, Philip Wood, George Bevan, Geoffrey Greatrex, Basema Hamarneh, Peter Schadler, and Walter Ward

in Arabs and Empires before Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199654529
eISBN:
9780191801433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654529.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the relationship between Arabs and Christianity in late antiquity, covering the patronage of the cult of St Sergius by the Jafnids (including an examination of a newly ... More


Summary of Results: Why Osiris?

Mark Smith

in Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199582228
eISBN:
9780191747458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582228.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter summarizes the results of the previous seven chapters. It also identifies recurrent themes in the book, discusses the benefits of the investigative approach adopted in it, and explores ... More


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