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The Deluge

Jonathan Harris

in The Lost World of Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on attacks on Byzantium's territories. The first crack appeared in the empire's expanded borders three years after the death of Justinian in 565. As pressure from the Avars ... More


The Celts of Iberia

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This article begins with a description of Celts in the Iberian peninsula, whom classical authors called ‘Celtiberians’. The Celtiberians were divided into numerous tribes, including the Belli, with ... More


Gallo-Roman Culture

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Just as the Galatians of Asia Minor clung to much of their cultural identity after the establishment of the Roman province of Galatia, the Celtic tribes of Gaul preserved many features of their ... More


The Proconsul of Gaul

Robert Garland

in Julius Caesar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675020
eISBN:
9781781380611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes Caesar's conquest of Gaul. The inhabitants of Gaul lived in prosperous urban communities, though their political system was essentially tribal. The population was predominantly ... More


Editor’s Introduction

Greg Fisher

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/9780199654529.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The introduction details the background to the study of the Arabs in antiquity, and the scope of the volume. It addresses definitions (‘tribe’, ‘state’, and so on) and deals with other issues of ... More


Arabs and Empires before the Sixth Century

Michael C. A. Macdonald, Aldo Corcella, Touraj Daryaee, Greg Fisher, Matt Gibbs, Ariel Lewin, Donata Violante, and Conor Whately

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/9780199654529.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines a very broad range of literary and epigraphic sources from the conquest of the Babylonian kingdom by Cyrus the Great down to the adventures of the renegade Amorkesos at the ... More


Cultural Practice and Authenticity: The Search for Real Indians in New England in the ‘Historical’ Period

D. Rae Gould

in The Death of Prehistory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines what the death of prehistory means for Native Americans in southern New England today. Citing instances where notions of prehistory make difficult attempts to collaborate with ... More


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