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The History of Ancient Israel: What Directions Should we Take?

HANS M. BARSTAD

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

There can be little doubt about the enormous importance of the work of Fernand Braudel and the French Annales tradition for the academic study of history. Together with its many ramifications, the ... More


In arto et inglorius labor: Tacitus’s Anti-history

KATHERINE CLARKE

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In his Todd Memorial Lecture given in Sydney in 1997, Fergus Millar not only questioned the value of Tacitus as a source for the Principate, but also professed difficulty in discerning ‘what the ... More


The Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus I

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses the lost Annales of Nicomachus Flavianus, which many scholars believe to be the most important and influential pagan history of the late 4th-century West. According to some, an ... More


Kingship

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Early‐medieval Welsh kingship is best approached from two directions: by analysing the political inheritance from Roman Britain and by identifying aspects of Welsh kingship in the twelfth century ... More


The Britons and the Northumbrians, 547–685: The Evidence

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins the third part of the book, devoted mainly to relations between the Welsh (and other Britons) and the English. It tackles some major sources of which scholars have taken very ... More


Cesare Baronio and the Roman Catholic Vision of the Early Church *

Giuseppe Antonio Guazzelli

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

The Oratorian priest — later cardinal — Cesare Baronio (Sora 1538–Rome 1607), was extensively involved in several projects promoted by the Roman Curia, after the closure of the Council of Trent, to ... More


The Turn Away from Archival Authority in History

Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William G. Rosenberg

in Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

Just as archivists were moving away from the historical authorities that had long structured their practices, historical scholarship was undergoing its own conceptual shifts. This chapter traces the ... More


Shaggy Crowns: Ennius' Annales and Virgil's Aeneid

Nora Goldschmidt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681297
eISBN:
9780191761485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681297.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Quintus Ennius was once the monumental epic poet of Republican Rome and considered ‘the father of Roman poetry’. But around 150 years after his epic, Annales, first appeared, it was decisively ... More


The Franks' Imagined Empire

Matthew Gabriele

in An Empire of Memory: The Legend of Charlemagne, the Franks, and Jerusalem before the First Crusade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591442
eISBN:
9780191725128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591442.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 opens by considering what was meant by ‘empire’ in the early Middle Ages. The ninth‐century Franks fundamentally defined the idea for subsequent generations, positing themselves inclusively ... More


Analytical Methodology from Lavoisier to Mendeleev

Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna

in The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383344
eISBN:
9780197562963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383344.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Within the period covered by Part II, 1789–1869, 37 true elements, almost all of them metals, were discovered. Prior to this time, about 14 metals had been ... More


Introduction: History, Culture, and Text

Lynn Hunt

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book presents the agenda for the “new cultural history”. It specifically explores the models that have already been proposed for the history of culture. Concrete examples of the new kinds of ... More


Land and Power: Settlements in the Territorial Context

Helena Hamerow

in Early Medieval Settlements: The Archaeology of Rural Communities in North-West Europe 400-900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199246977
eISBN:
9780191917523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199246977.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

As settlements became more clearly bounded and fixed in the landscape, so too did territories based on landed production, which became increasingly intensive and ... More


W.G. Hoskins and the founding of modern local history

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter deals with foundation of local history and contribution of W.G. Hoskins to it. Prior to 1945, local history struggled to maintain its credibility with the community of professional ... More


One of us? William Camden and the making of history

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the best-informed essays on William Camden was written by its quondam president, Sir Maurice Powicke. As Powicke reminds us, Camden was a cosmopolitan. So to ask whether he was one of the many ... More


William Camden and the anti-myth of Elizabeth: setting the mould?

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There is some evidence that William Camden's early ambition was to be a historian, until persuaded by the Dutch scholar Ortelius that the Britannia project should have priority. Camden had an ... More


Après la mort des enfants

in Children Remembered: Responses to Untimely Death in the Past

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781846310218
eISBN:
9781781380482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310218.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the work of Philippe Ariès and his ‘parental indifference hypothesis’, and also considers the wider historiography of death and dying created by a group of mainly French ... More


Generational continuities and composite personae: French historiography from the 1870s to the 1950s

Camille Creyghton

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00008
Subject:
History, Social History

The standard narrative on French historiography during the period 1870–1950 classifies historians under two successive and wholly different generations, schools or paradigms: the ‘methological’ or ... More


Does Intellectual History Exist in France?: The Chronicle of a Renaissance Foretold

Antoine Lilti and Will Slauter

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Why hasn’t intellectual history enjoyed the same recognition in France as it has in the United States, Great Britain, or Germany? This article offers several explanations, ranging from the ... More


Maritime History since Braudel

Gelina Harlaftis and Carmel Vassallo

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter recounts the progress made in the fields of maritime and mediterranean history since the publication of Fernand Braudel’s landmark La Méditerranée. The first half provides an overview of ... More


Hincmar’s life in his historical writings

Janet L. Nelson

in Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Hincmar of Reims wrote a great deal, and often self-referentially. More is knowable about his life than about most other lives in the ninth century, in part because Hincmar inserted himself into his ... More


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