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Ancient History, 1872–1914

Oswyn Murray

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

According to Joseph Wells, it was in the 1870s that Greats changed from being pre-eminently philosophical to possessing a strong historical bias: the decade marked a time of great change in the ... More


The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Gregory A. McBrayer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume contains new, literal translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings along with interpretive essays on each work: Hiero, or The Skilled Tyrant; Agesilaus; Regime of the Lacedaemonians; ... More


Pearls Scattered: An Introduction

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter introduces the book at the centre of this study, a mammoth biographical dictionary of 453 world women published in Arabic in Cairo 1893-6 at Egypt’s government printing press; and its ... More


The Making of the Middle Ages

Marios Costambeys, Andrew Hamer, and Martin Heale (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The Making of the Middle Ages arises from a series of lectures organized by the Liverpool Centre of Medieval Studies and is sponsored by the University of Liverpool. The following essays, largely ... More


Riding with Robin Hood: English Pageantry and the Making of a Legend

John Marshall

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Riding with Robin Hood: English Pageantry and the Making of a Legend’, written by John Marshall, address the character of Robin Hood – whether fact or fiction – and his contribution to the outlaw ... More


The Visual Arts

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before Eliot went to Paris, he was already endowed with some basic knowledge of the visual arts as he had been able to take courses such as the History of Ancient Art and Florentine Painting when he ... More


The Enigma of Mikhail Shcherbatov

G. M. Hamburg

in Russia's Path Toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300113136
eISBN:
9780300224191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113136.003.0016
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Mikhail Mikhailovich Shcherbatov’s perceived inconsistencies as a political thinker during the late eighteenth century. Shcherbatov has often been regarded as a social and ... More


Whatever Happened to Your Heroes? Guy and Bevis after the Middle Ages

David Matthews

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Whatever Happened to Your Heroes? Guy and Bevis after the Middle Ages’, written by David Matthews, is explicitly concerned with the ‘re-organization of knowledge’, seen as at work already in the ... More


Peter Elmsley (1774–1825)

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Elmsley’s envied brilliance and suspect genial ways seemingly prevented election to an Oxford fellowship. He took holy orders but after 1802 was able to live independently from an uncle’s large ... More


The Lure of Celtic Languages, 1850–1914

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘The Lure of Celtic Languages, 1850–1914’, written by T. M. Charles-Edwards, asks what drew Johann Caspar Zeuss and Holger Pederson to work on the Celtic and what, more importantly, kept them working ... More


Liverpool’s Lorenzo de Medici

Arline Wilson

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Liverpool’s Lorenzo de Medici’, written by Arline Wilson, discusses William Roscoe’s study of Lorenzo de Medici and its subsequent reception. Also included in this chapter is a biography of Roscoe’s ... More


Making the Old North on Merseyside: A Tale of Three Ships

Andrew Wawn

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Making the Old North on Merseyside: A Tale of Three Ships’, written by Andrew Wawn, focuses on a discussion of three Victorian makers of the Viking middle ages, John Thomas Stanley, George Stephens ... More


Introduction

Pauline Stafford

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this introductory chapter, Pauline Stafford attempts to establish the definition of Medievalism in terms of art, culture, history, and general worldview. She foregrounds the origins of ... More


The Use and Abuse of the Early Middle Ages, 1750–2000

Ian Wood

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘The Use and Abuse of the Early Middle Ages, 1750–2000’, written by Ian Wood, provides an unbalanced account of the basic development of interpretations of the early middle ages, and the contexts in ... More


The Antiquarians and the Critics: The Chester Plays and the Criticism of Early English Drama

David Mills

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘The Antiquarians and the Critics: The Chester Plays and the Criticism of Early English Drama’, written by David Mills, examines the origins of the belief that the Chester Cycle somehow escaped the ... More


Discovery of the Roman West

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 analyses how Arabic-Islamic scholars acquired knowledge about the Roman West. Loosely speaking, they accessed the history of the Roman West in retrospect, working backwards from Byzantium ... More


Early Nineteenth-Century Liverpool Collectors of Late Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts

Edward Morris

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Early Nineteenth-Century Liverpool Collectors of Late Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts’, written by Edward Morris, describes the pioneering phase of the collecting of illuminated manuscripts that ... More


Nature, Masculinity, and Suffering Women The Remaking of the Flower and the Leaf and Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women in the Nineteenth Century

Helen Phillips

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Nature, Masculinity, and Suffering Women: The Remaking of the Flower and the Leaf and Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women in the Nineteenth Century’, written by Helen Philips, examines particular links ... More


Secular Gothic Revival Architecture in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Liverpool

Joseph Sharples

in The Making of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310683
eISBN:
9781786945334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310683.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

‘Secular Gothic Revival Architecture in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Liverpool’, written by Joseph Sharples, argues against the belief that early and mid-Victorian Liverpudlian architecture was ... More


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