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Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Filippo Coarelli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This guide brings the work of Filippo Coarelli, one of the most widely published and best-known scholars of Roman archeology and art, to a wide, English-language audience. Organized by walking tours ... More


Capitoline

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Capitoline as the farthest projection of a group of hills that breaks off from the plateau northeast of Rome and extends almost to the Tiber. The Capitoline separates the ... More


The Location of the Capitol in Aelia Capitolina

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642021
eISBN:
9780191738555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

A recent study by Bernard Flusin of two documents dated to the end of the sixth century has reopened the debate concerning the location of the Capitoline temple in Aelia Capitolina. There is no doubt ... More


Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Jason Moralee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Rome’s Capitoline Hill was the smallest of the Seven Hills of Rome. Yet in the long history of the Roman state it was the empire’s holy mountain. The hill was the setting of many of Rome’s most ... More


Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, and Hierarchy: “Mainstream” Sociology and Its Challengers

Craig Calhoun and Jonathan VanAntwerpen

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins with a retrospective construction and invocation of the category of “mainstream sociology,” with special attention given to the heroes of the insurgents, Mills and Gouldner. It ... More


Did Mercury Build the Ship of Aeneas?

Thomas Biggs

in Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198777342
eISBN:
9780191823060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777342.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

For the Romans, Mercury held some particular narrative and socio-cultural implications during the First Punic War and was connected to a nexus of thought with specific resonance during a markedly ... More


Introduction: Rome Portrait of the Late SixteenthCentury City

Pamela O. Long

in Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226543796
eISBN:
9780226591315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591315.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introduction provides a portrait of late sixteenth-century Rome. It gives background including the 1527 Sack of Rome. It discusses the Council of Trent, concluded in 1563. It introduces the main ... More


Roman Topography and Images of the City

Pamela O. Long

in Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226543796
eISBN:
9780226591315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591315.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter treats the sixteenth-century study of Roman topography and antiquarian studies by antiquarians such as Bartolomeo Marliani. It also discusses a related activity, the creation of maps and ... More


The Gauls on the Capitol

Stefano Rebeggiani

in The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter, the author considers the story of the Gallic sack in 390 BCE as a typical example of a Roman narrative of crisis and survival. This story was repeatedly evoked by spectators of the ... More


The Casa Romuli Anomaly

Christopher Siwicki

in Architectural Restoration and Heritage in Imperial Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848578
eISBN:
9780191883026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848578.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the Casa Romuli, the thatched hut associated with the city’s founder Romulus and held up as an exemplum of Rome’s origins. Contrary to other examples discussed in the book, this ... More


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