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The belly and the viscera of the capital city

Gilles Thomas

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the catacombs and sewers of Paris: a maze of underground galleries that were essential to the proper functioning of the city above them. They create a vast network that resemble ... More


Locating Death and Burial

David L. Eastman

in The Many Deaths of Peter and Paul

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198767183
eISBN:
9780191821363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767183.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

There was no single story about the deaths of Peter and Paul. Instead, there existed a cluster of traditions with some overlap on basic points, but much variety on other details. This chapter ... More


Greek Settlements and Karst Phenomena: Corinth and Syracuse

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

To get a sense of the relationship between karst geology and Greek settlement, we will look at examples from the Greek mainland, the islands of the Aegean, ... More


Planning Water Management: Corinth and Syracuse

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The ancient Greeks could not afford inefficient and impractical cities. This one insight has guided my research ever since I attended the International ... More


Scale Differences: Akragas and Morgantina

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0027
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Can we discern differences in the way water was managed at larger and smaller Greek cities? Let us take two Greek cities in Sicily as case studies, ... More


Discoveries About Greek Water Management

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0037
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Looking back through twenty years of work on this topic, I can sum up what I have learned under two major categories: general truths and site-specific insights. Within each of these categories, I ... More


Sensational Paris

Elisabeth Jay

in British Writers and Paris 1830–1875

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199655243
eISBN:
9780191817311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655243.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the fresh sensory stimuli, simultaneously savoured and distrusted by British visitors to Paris, who, as they mulled over what they had seen, exhibited a complex mixture of ... More


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