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Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Micaela Langellotti and D. W. Rathbone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This volume is the first to survey village institutions in Egypt during the first eight centuries AD, from the beginning of Roman rule to the early Arab period. Despite the many studies of society ... More


Tapia’s Banquet Hall and Eulogios’ Cell: Transfer of Ownership as a Security in Some Late Byzantine Papyri*

Jakub Urbanik

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses a particular form of a guarantee for an obligation, namely the transfer of ownership used as a security for debt in place of the canonical pledge or mortgage. The object of the ... More


Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Alan Cameron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a revised version of some of the most important and innovative articles published by Alan Cameron in the field of late antique Greek poetry and philosophy. New material has been ... More


Poets and Pagans in Byzantine Egypt

Alan Cameron

in Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

By late antiquity, the Egyptian world was essentially a Christian world, but there were said to be pockets of determined pagan resistance. This chapter discusses the supposed pagan reaction in ... More


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