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Introduction

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a brief explanation of the purpose of the book, which is to examine the careers of Marcellinus of Dalmatia, the general Aegidius, and his son Syagrius, and the ... More


The Identity of Marcellinus: Can Procopius and the Other Sources be Reconciled?

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter makes a reconstruction of Marcellinus' career and compares it with that construed from material from Procopius. It is argued that the portrayal of Marcellinus, based on Procopius, as a ... More


Late Roman Warlords

Penny MacGeorge

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book reconstructs the careers of some of the men who shaped (and were shaped by) the last quarter century of the Western Empire. The difficult sources for this period have been analysed (and ... More


The Background and the Sources

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with a discussion of Dalmatia and Salona. Dalmatia was a province of the Roman Empire; Salona was the provincial capital, and the largest and most Romanized city of the province. ... More


The Origins and Career of Marcellinus

Penny MacGeorge

in Late Roman Warlords

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252442
eISBN:
9780191719233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252442.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the career of Marcellinus from the 450s to his death in AD 468. Previous reconstructions have used as a starting point the few lines of Marcellinus found in ... More


‘Seeing Things With Our Own Eyes’: E. A. Freeman’s Historical Travels

William M. Aird

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Edward A. Freeman travelled extensively throughout his life and was far from being a sedentary gentleman-scholar confined to his country residence at Somerleaze, Somerset. According to Freeman, the ... More


Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Dominique Kirchner Reill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

We can often learn as much from political movements that failed as from those that achieved their goals. This book looks at one such frustrated movement: a group of community leaders and writers in ... More


The Serbian Orthodox Church

Bojan Aleksov

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter disputes the age-old identification of the nation and confession among Orthodox Serbs. Belonging to the Orthodox Church became interwoven with the Serbian national identity due to their ... More


1848: A Rupture in Experience

in Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On 23 March 1848, residents of the Adriatic began to experience a significant rupture in the regional ties connecting them. To the west of the Adriatic, the forty-four-year-old lawyer Daniele Manin ... More


The Wolf and the Hare

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 places Boudica’s revolt in the context of other native revolts against Rome in order to demonstrate both the similarities between provincial uprisings and the uniqueness of Boudica as a ... More


Prosulas in Manuscripts

Luisa Nardini

in Chants, Hypertext, and Prosulas: Re-texting the Proper of the Mass in Beneventan Manuscripts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197514139
eISBN:
9780197514160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514139.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines prosulas in the context of their manuscript sources. Within the larger context of the Beneventan region, the city of Benevento was a highly productive center of production, ... More


‘Our Sea’, 146 BC–AD 150

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The relationship between Rome and the Mediterranean was already changing significantly before the fall of Carthage and of Corinth. This relationship took two forms. There was the political ... More


Dis-integration, 400–600

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Ever since Edward Gibbon wrote his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire the question why, when and indeed whether this great Roman Empire fell has been vigorously pursued by historians. It has been ... More


Mediterranean Troughs, 600–900

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

By the sixth century, the unity of the Mediterranean had been shattered; it was no longer mare nostrum, either politically or commercially. There have been attempts to show that the fundamental ... More


Would-be Roman Emperors, 1350–1480

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0033
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Following the arrival of the plague, and the dramatic fall in population, pressure on food supplies within the Mediterranean diminished. This did not mean that the old Mediterranean grain trade ... More


Deys, Beys and Bashaws, 1800–1830

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0041
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The battle of Trafalgar left the Mediterranean open to British shipping, but Great Britain had not yet gained incontestable mastery over the sealanes. The bitter struggle for control of Sicily and ... More


A Fragmented Mediterranean, 1945–1990

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0048
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The Allied victory over Germany in the Second World War, like that in the First, left the Mediterranean unsettled. After Greece emerged from its civil war with a pro-western government, there were ... More


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