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Space: An Eastward Shift

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter contextualizes Islam's early history by proposing an eastward shift of emphasis. It revises the geographical framework; the Mediterranean world of the Greeks and Romans is replaced by ... More


Old Lands and Machiavelli’s New One

Vickie B. Sullivan

in Machiavelli's Three Romes: Religion, Human Liberty, and Politics Reformed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747847
eISBN:
9781501747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747847.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter shows that, to provide a solution to the problem of the divided city that was inherent in ancient Rome and that became prominent in Christian times, Niccolò Machiavelli must go beyond ... More


The Foundation for Tyranny in Rome

Vickie B. Sullivan

in Machiavelli's Three Romes: Religion, Human Liberty, and Politics Reformed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747847
eISBN:
9781501747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747847.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter takes a look at Niccolò Machiavelli's treatment of Christianity as it entered Rome. By anticipating the coming of Christianity, he suggests that its attraction was merely a deepening of ... More


Introduction

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/9780520079601.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of the geographical position of Rome. It then explains that according to tradition, the city was formed from the incorporation of surrounding villages ... More


Pagan/Catholic/Protestant/Christian

Peter Lake

in Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter reviews the comparison between Hamlet and Titus Andronicus. It explains how Titus operated as an exercise in natural theology and thought experiment that is set in an elaborately evoked ... More


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