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Burnt Group 3

Valentina Gasperini

in Tomb Robberies at the End of the New Kingdom: The Gurob Burnt Groups Reinterpreted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818786
eISBN:
9780191917271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818786.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology


Xenophon: Hellenika I-II.3.10

Peter Krentz

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684647
eISBN:
9781800343252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684647.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Peloponnesian War, according to Thucydides, was the result of the growth of Athenian power. Beginning with the battle of Abydos in 411, this edition covers the Ionian or Dekeleian War, whose end ... More


The First Burnt Group of Ramesses II

Valentina Gasperini

in Tomb Robberies at the End of the New Kingdom: The Gurob Burnt Groups Reinterpreted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818786
eISBN:
9780191917271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818786.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology


Operatic Variations on an Episode at the Hellespont

David Kimbell

in Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279678
eISBN:
9780191707261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279678.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the vogue in 17th- and 18th-century opera for dramatizing the episode of Xerxes at the Hellespont. Thus, one of the most important ways in which people were educated about the ... More


Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Miroslav Verner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the prominence of ancient temples in the landscape of Egypt, books about them are surprisingly rare. This new and essential publication from a prominent Czech scholar answers the need for a ... More


Abydos: The Sacred Land

Miroslav Verner

in Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Abydos became the capital of the eighth Upper Egyptian nome during the Old Kingdom and also became the administrative seat of Upper Egypt from the Fifth Dynasty onward. The tombs at Umm al-Ga’ab were ... More


A Pirate or Anything

Talissa J. Ford

in Radical Romantics: Prophets, Pirates, and the Space Beyond Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409421
eISBN:
9781474426794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409421.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores pirates, and pirate colonies, as imagined by Lord Byron and William Hone. The fictional pirates of these texts, like the pirates of A General History, are deeply implicated in ... More


The Historical Context

Alan B. Lloyd

in Ancient Egypt: State and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199286188
eISBN:
9780191804328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199286188.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a conspectus of Egyptian prehistory and history down to the Roman Period. It emphasizes that the evolution of proto-Egyptian society and civilization developed with increasing ... More


Democratizing the Afterlife? Aspects of the Osirian Afterlife during the Transition from the Late Old Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom

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/9780199582228.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter challenges the theory of the democratization of the afterlife, according to which privileges that were restricted to royalty in the Old Kingdom, like association with Osiris, were ... More


Where is the King of the Two Lands? The End of Belief in the Osirian Afterlife

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/9780199582228.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter investigates how and when belief in Osiris and the Osirian afterlife came to an end in Egypt. Four different places are employed as case studies to examine this problem: the Akhmim ... More


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