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 Mercury

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Mercury and Hermes in Lewis's scholarship, That Hideous Strength, and poetry. The Babel curse, multivalence, puns, and the faculty of componendo et dividendo. The donegality of The Horse and His Boy. ... More


Now and Then: The Species, Including Fossils

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter provides an overview of the evolution of the beaver as a single organism. The beaver is the second largest rodent after the South American capybara. Beavers belong to the family ... More


Joseph of Exeter: The Trojan War

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers Joseph of Exeter's epic The Trojan War, which was composed in Reims in the first years of the 1180s. It begins with details of the first destruction of Troy and Priam's escape ... More


Building Community on the White River in Central Indiana: Structures as Reflective of Societal Change at the Late Prehistoric Castor Farm Site

Robert G. McCullough

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A process of settlement aggregation occurred at about A.D. 1050 when groups related to the Western Basin Tradition moved south into the West Fork of the White River in central Indiana. Judging by the ... More


The Beaver Meadow on North St. Vrain Creek

Ellen Wohl

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190943523
eISBN:
9780197559949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943523.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

There is a place, about a mile long by a thousand feet wide, that lies in the heart of the Southern Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Here at the eastern margin of Rocky Mountain National Park, along a ... More


February About Beavers

Ellen Wohl

in Saving the Dammed: Why We Need Beaver-Modified Ecosystems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190943523
eISBN:
9780197559949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943523.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

February: when I first notice the days begin to stretch out after the tight curl of December and January. February: the month for creating new beavers. Somewhere sheltered from the cold light of ... More


November Beavers to the Rescue

Ellen Wohl

in Saving the Dammed: Why We Need Beaver-Modified Ecosystems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190943523
eISBN:
9780197559949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943523.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

By late November, snow covers much of the beaver meadow. I visit on a sunny day well above freezing, but the low-angle light comes with long, long shadows. The meadow is noisy with continuously ... More


Other Gods

Mary Lefkowitz

in Euripides and the Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199752058
eISBN:
9780190463113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752058.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The other gods who appear ex machina in Euripides’ dramas do so because of their connections with particular mortals. In the Hippolytus, Bacchae, Andromache, Electra, and Helen, gods punish mortals ... More


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