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Ambrose 1

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Considers Ambrose, bishop of Milan in the late fourth century, as a major figure in the differentiation between the Latin west and the Greek east and the establishment of orthodoxy as defined by the ... More


The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus

Joseph E. Skinner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793600
eISBN:
9780199979677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793600.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a study of the origins and development of ethnographic thought, Greek identity and narrative history - commonly referred to as Great Historiography. An introductory chapter outlines the ... More


Recasting the Barbarian

EDITH HALL

in The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298891
eISBN:
9780191711459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298891.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is the most recent one in this volume to have been conceived, after the author had considered, only to reject, a suggestion that she produce a revised edition of Inventing the Barbarian, ... More


Across the River: Romanized “Barbarians” and Barbarized “Romans” on the Edge of the Empire (Third–Sixth Centuries CE)

Cristina I. Tica

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The author seeks to contribute to the field of frontier studies with bioarchaeological data, in the hopes of understanding how living in relative proximity, but under different sociopolitical ... More


The “Facts” of Blackness and Anthropological Worlds

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the origins and development of sword and sorcery in the pulps and fanzines of the 1930s. It starts with Robert Howard’s Conan the Barbarian stories and reads these stories in ... More


The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Ian Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Modern Europe has been seen as having its origins in the Fall of the Roman Empire and the Barbarian Invasions of the fourth, fifth, and sixth centuries. As a result, the period has been drawn into a ... More


Of Greeks, Barbarians, Philhellenes, Hellenophones, and Egyptiotes

C. P. Cavafy

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter's deconstructs the Eurocentric critical misprisions that present Cavafy as a lone Hellenic (read: civilized) voice in the wilderness (read: the barbarians). It sets that binary in his ... More


300–700

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In 300 the Roman Empire was still flourishing. In 700 it had been replace in Western Europe by a number of kingdoms ruled by kings of supposedly Germanic origin. The chapter provides a brief ... More


The D(eb)atability of the Past: The Past in the Imperial Present

Alice Yao

in The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China: From the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199367344
eISBN:
9780199367368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367344.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 7 returns to the question of “how natives write” and the enigmatic barbarian seals of the introduction. Each seal’s epigraphy is deciphered to arrive at names for these frontier actors, but ... More


care of the dying: the barbarian invasions

letícia ludwig möller

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0067
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film The Barbarian Invasions (2003) to set the stage for a discussion of care of the dying. The film focuses on history professor Rémy (Rémy Girard) who is dying of cancer. The ... More


Teaching Venice West, Lawrence Lipton, and California’s Literary Canon

William Mohr

in The Beats: A Teaching Companion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781949979954
eISBN:
9781800852129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979954.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The essay explores the bohemian community of Venice West, California, during its Beat heyday, focusing on the cultural understanding of that community based on Lawrence Lipton’s presentation of it in ... More


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