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Conclusion

C. Y. Ferdinand

in Benjamin Collins and the Provincial Newspaper Trade in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206521
eISBN:
9780191677199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206521.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This section concludes that this discussion of the eighteenth-century English newspaper trade, which starts from a close study of the Salisbury Journal and the Hampshire Chronicle, is intended as a ... More


The Christian Era of Dionysius Exiguus

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

The date of Dionysius Exiguus for the first year of Christ in AD 1 disagrees with almost all other ancient authorities. Many scholars state that Dionysius synchronized his year 1 with the year 754 ... More


Time for the polis: audiences and contexts

Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the polis, and considers the value placed on its past, the importance of the proper telling of history, and its use in inter-polis diplomacy. It examines not only the comic ... More


Two Universal Chronicles

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The most important of all the sources considered is the Chronicon Paschale, a universal chronicle written by a member of the patriarchal staff in Constantinople. The last contemporary part, covering ... More


The Chronicle of ‘Nicholas the Minorite’

PATRICK NOLD

in Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on re-mapping the famous theological controversy over the poverty of Christ and his apostles with a view towards pinpointing the position of Bertrand de la Tour. It investigates ... More


Other Sources

PATRICK NOLD

in Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter emphasises the importance of other sources for the origins of the apostolic poverty controversy under Pope John XXII. It discusses that the first of these sources is a manuscript, known ... More


Singing the Tamiḻ Hymnbook: The Adhyayanōtsava Festival in Śrīraṅkam

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Adhyayantsava festival in the complex Srirankam temple is an old festival tradition now largely given over to the ritualized recitation of the 4,000 hymns in the Srivaisnava tradition. Because ... More


Afterthoughts

George Garnett

in Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198207931
eISBN:
9780191716775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207931.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter reflects on the book's argument. It suggests that the author of the Battle Chronicle, writing under Henry II, appreciated how the Conquest had marked a new beginning in English history — ... More


Memory and Ancient Greece

Simon Price

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The relationship between memory and history is a productive zone in which the self-understanding of past peoples was formed. This chapter studies four contexts in which memories were constructed in ... More


Canon and Period

FRANK KERMODE

in History and Value: The Clarendon Lectures and the Northcliffe Lectures 1987

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122241
eISBN:
9780191671388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122241.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A simple example from A. J. P. Taylor's account of the General Strike of 1926 is given. He is talking about the response of other workers to the call for a national strike. This chapter begins by ... More


Revival and Expansion (C. 800 To C. 900)

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

While the Byzantine authority began to expand from the coastal areas, it was met with the stiff resistance of a number of Slavic tribes in the interior, the most prominent of which were the Milingoi ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Search for a West Saxon Dynastic and Christian Past

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle that covers the history of England from the time of the earliest English invaders down to ad 1155. It notes that the work begins even earlier, with ... More


Economic and Political Institutions on the Polish–German Frontier in the Middle Ages: Action, Reaction, Interaction

Knoll Paul

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with an observation about one way of looking at a different European frontier, to provide some helpful suggestions about ways of understanding the nature of the Polish-German ... More


Death in Exile

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Pope Gregory VII died at Salerno on May 25, 1085. He seems to have fallen seriously ill at about the beginning of the year. The record of his final ... More


Christianity in early medieval greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The multiplication of bishoprics in early medieval Greece is well represented in the lists of episcopal sees subject to the patriarch of Constantinople (notitiae episcopatuum). Their distribution is ... More


The Gathering Storm 872–875

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Danish invasion of England. It reports that Danish arrangements for the government of Mercia are described in the Chronicle some fifteen years or more after they occurred. ... More


To the Last Ditch at Edington

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the account in the Chronicle of the immediate aftermath of Alfred's victory at Edington. It notes that the great build-up with Alfred's riding to meet his shire levies at ... More


The Frankish Interlude 880–891

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines in detail the recording of the Chronicle compiled within Wessex, which has had a formative influence on the narrative of Alfred's reign throughout the decade from 881 to 891. It ... More


The Last War 892–896

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the The Last War of Alfred which sees a repetition of the earlier western Wessex campaign of 878, but the Chronicle reports that second episode as a diversion to keep Alfred ... More


At His Mother’s Knee: Tall Tales of Childhood

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the literary plan adopted by King Alfred's biographer which has been recognized by scholars as far apart in their views as Wright and Stevenson to consist of blocks of ... More


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