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Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Aidan Dodson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external ... More


Urban Experiences: Memphis

Henry P. Colburn

in Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452366
eISBN:
9781474476454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452366.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on Memphis and its associated necropoleis. Memphis served as the seat of the satrap, based in the Palace of Apries, which continued its military and administrative functions. The ... More


Bull Cults

Aidan Dodson

in Divine Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774248580
eISBN:
9781936190010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248580.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A number of bull cults were present in ancient Egypt. The detailed ideas behind their inceptions are nowhere set out, but it seems very likely that there are connections with the broad concept of the ... More


Memphis: The White Wall

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/9789774165634.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Memphis, that famous metropolis of ancient Egypt, is a city of huge temples, obelisks, and colonnades, of avenues of sphinxes, palaces, and administrative buildings. It is also the city in which ... More


The How and Why of Structural Plasticity in the Adult Honeybee Brain

Susan E. Fahrbach and Scott Dobrin (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The mechanistic research on animal learning and memory is typically conducted under the necessary controlled laboratory conditions using a few animal species whose ecology and behavior in the wild ... More


Integrating physiological and ecological data to increase the effectiveness of bee protection and conservation

Cedric Alaux, Jean-Luc Brunet, and Mickael Henry

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Due to growing anthropogenic pressures, substantial losses of honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera) have been reported around the world, and the species richness and abundance of most groups of wild ... More


Perspective—Brain Atlases For Studying Neuronal Circuitry In Arthropods

Jürgen Rybak

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0034
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The study of neuronal circuits that mediate an animal’s behaviour requires a multidisciplinary approach. The brains of arthropods, such as the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and the honey bee Apis ... More


The semantics of honeybee terms in Solega (Dravidian)

Aung Si

in The Semantics of Nouns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736721
eISBN:
9780191800382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736721.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this chapter, the semantics of three honeybee words from the Dravidian language Solega is discussed, with particular attention paid to methodological issues. These include sourcing naturalistic ... More


Introduction

Eric Bonabeau, Marco Dorigo, and Guy Theraulaz

in Swarm Intelligence: From Natural to Artificial Systems

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131581
eISBN:
9780197561485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131581.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Insects that live in colonies, ants, bees, wasps, and termites, have fascinated naturalists as well as poets for many years. “What is it that governs here? What is it that issues orders, foresees ... More


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