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Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This is the only full-scale modern account of the life and work of the early 3rd-century lawyer from Syria who contributed two-fifths of Justinian’s 6th-century Digest, which for many centuries ... More


Laodicea

Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish

in A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139174
eISBN:
9780197561706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139174.003.0036
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

Ancient Laodicea, once a thriving city, now lies in ruins, awaiting a more thorough excavation than it has so far received. Overshadowed by the more ... More


Pergamum

Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish

in A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139174
eISBN:
9780197561706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139174.003.0042
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

Pergamum is unquestionably one of the most impressive archaeological sites in all of Turkey. Pergamum’s attractions are hard to surpass—the breathtaking ... More


Background and Career

Tony Honoré

in Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter deals with the political background at the time of the Severan dynasty (193–235 AD), with Ulpian’s origin in Tyre in Syria and his career, his drafting of imperial rescripts as secretary ... More


Dates and Plan I: On the Edict

Tony Honoré

in Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter and the next two are concerned with fixing the dates of Ulpian’s works and the order and rate at which he composed them. This chapter concerns his eighty-one books On the Edict, his ... More


Dates and Plan II: Quinquennium Ulpiani

Tony Honoré

in Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter relates the composition of Ulpian’s fifty-one-book treatise On Sabinus to his work On the Edict. On Sabinus was largely written in the second part of Caracalla’s reign. Making allowances ... More


Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Across the Roman Empire, ubiquitous archaeological, art historical, and literary evidence attests to the significance of bathing for Romans’ daily routines. Given the importance of bathing to the ... More


Emperors and Usurpers: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History

Andrew G. Scott

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190879594
eISBN:
9780190879624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879594.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This historical commentary examines books 79(78)–80(80) of Cassius Dio’s Roman History, which cover the period from the death of Caracalla in 217 B.C. to the reign of Severus Alexander and Cassius ... More


Thyatira

Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish

in A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139174
eISBN:
9780197561706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139174.003.0048
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

The ancient city of Thyatira, known for being one of the cities named in the book of Revelation, continues today as the modern city of Akhisar. A wealthy ... More


Religious-Cultural Identity in Thrace and Moesia Inferior

Ulrike Peter

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The Beauty and Attractions of Philippopolis, named after Philip II, king of Macedonia, praised in this poetical manner by Lucian, were also celebrated on its coinage ... More


Festivals and Games in the Cities of the East during the Roman Empire

Dietrich O. A. Klose

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Under the Roman Empire the Eastern provinces witnessed a revival of festivals and games, after a considerable period of interruption by war, both external and civil. ... More


Pergamum as Paradigm

Bernhard Weisser

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The Editors of this Book Requested a study of an individual city to contrast with the broader regional surveys. This contribution attempts to demonstrate the ... More


Forum Holitorium, Forum Boarium, Circus Maximus, and the Baths of Caracalla

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/9780520079601.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses a series of important works between the end of the second and beginning of the first century bc that include the Forum Holitorium and the Temple of Portunus. It explains that ... More


The Last Roman Integrative Revolution

Saïd Amir Arjomand

in Revolution: Structure and Meaning in World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226026831
eISBN:
9780226026848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226026848.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The last political transformation of the Roman Empire is considered a revolution on account of its momentous consequences in world history. It began in the first days of 193 with intensive political ... More


Death, Disruption and Decline in the Third Century

Guy de la Bédoyère

in The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the Severan war of northern conquest in 208. Septimius Severus took total control of the Empire in 197 after defeating Clodius Albinus. Utterly ruthless and determined to ... More


Making Romans: Citizens, Subjects, and Subjectivity in Republican Empire

Clifford Ando

in Cosmopolitanism and Empire: Universal Rulers, Local Elites, and Cultural Integration in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190465667
eISBN:
9780190465681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465667.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a long-term perspective on the history of citizenship which illustrates several massive discontinuities. It shows that the enfranchisement of aliens originally served not as ... More


Introduction

Andrew G. Scott

in Emperors and Usurpers: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190879594
eISBN:
9780190879624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879594.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An overview of Cassius Dio’s life and career, his role as historian of Rome, his call to history, and his background. This chapter also reviews ancient and modern sources for the period 217–224 A.D. ... More


Book 79(78): Macrinus

Andrew G. Scott

in Emperors and Usurpers: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190879594
eISBN:
9780190879624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879594.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an overview of book 79(78) of Dio’s history, including chronology and Dio’s use of source material. It then gives commentary on important aspects of Dio’s narrative. Within a ... More


An Introduction to Baths in Rome and Methodologies of This Study

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Given the fundamental importance of baths to daily life in ancient Rome, this chapter introduces the book and concentrates attention on the best preserved of Rome’s imperial thermae, the Baths of ... More


The Decoration of the Baths of Caracalla

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 2 explores various antiquarian, archaeological, and art historical evidence in order to reconstruct the decorative program of the Baths of Caracalla to the fullest extent possible, given the ... More


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