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Dichin (Bulgaria): Interpreting the Ceramic Evidence in its Wider Context

VIVIEN G. SWAN

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the Dichin (north central Bulgaria) store-buildings destroyed in about the 480s, the large quantities of imported Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea amphorae typify late Roman military supply ... More


Introduction

ilham Khuri-Makdisi

in The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262010
eISBN:
9780520945463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262010.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A wide variety of radical leftist ideas in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries began circulating among segments of the populations of Eastern Mediterranean cities. These ideas, which ... More


Law and Religion in the Eastern Mediterranean: From Antiquity to Early Islam

Anselm C. Hagedorn and Reinhard G. Kratz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199550234
eISBN:
9780191747199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550234.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

How was it possible that Greeks often wrote their laws on the walls of their temples, but — in contrast to other ancient societies — never transformed these written civic laws into a religious law? ... More


Introduction

Anselm C. Hagedorn and Reinhard G. Kratz

in Law and Religion in the Eastern Mediterranean: From Antiquity to Early Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199550234
eISBN:
9780191747199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550234.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the rich legal tradition of the Eastern Mediterranean. It assesses the tension between law and religion as two cultural ... More


Ottoman Colonial Development Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that colonial development during the mandate period was the culmination of a longer running process that stretched back well into the Ottoman period. Contrary to British ... More


Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Jacob Norris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Histories of Palestine in the pre-1948 period usually assume the emergent Arab-Zionist conflict to be the central axis around which all change revolves. In contrast, this book suggests an alternative ... More


Failing to Stem the Tide: Lebanese Migration and the Competing Prerogatives of the Imperial State

Andrew Arsan

in Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the failure of colonial administrators in French West Africa to enforce legislative checks upon Lebanese migration in the years before the Second World War. This lack of success ... More


A Typology of Western Music and Theatre Activity in South-East Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea Region in Premodern Times (16th–19th Centuries)

Walter Puchner

in The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an overall picture of theatrical and musical activity of western origin in south-east Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean from the 16th to the 19th centuries, focusing on ... More


Introduction

Jacob Norris

in Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

After announcing the principal aims of the book and situating its findings within recent scholarship, the Introduction gives an overview of the political, economic, and intellectual climate in which ... More


3.2 ka BP Megadrought and the Late Bronze Age Collapse

David Kaniewski and Elise Van Campo

in Megadrought and Collapse: From Early Agriculture to Angkor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199329199
eISBN:
9780190607920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329199.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The collapse of Bronze Age civilizations in the Aegean, southwest Asia, and the eastern Mediterranean 3200 years ago remains a persistent riddle in Eastern Mediterranean archaeology, as both ... More


Phoenicians in Tartessos

María Belén Deamos

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The most striking aspect of the transformations following the onset of Phoenician trade in Tartessos is the indigenous peoples' apparent adoption of religious iconography and funerary rituals with ... More


Human impacts and plant conservation

Ahmad Hegazy and Jonathan Lovett-Doust

in Plant Ecology in the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199660810
eISBN:
9780191820687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660810.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This chapter considers the challenges faced by plant conservation in the Middle East, outlining what is needed for successful conservation. It describes how humans are exacerbating the ongoing ... More


John Lawrence Angel (1915–1986)

Jane E. Buikstra and Eleanna Prevedorou

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of John Lawrence Angel. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Angel was the founder of contemporary physical ... More


The Aramaic Law of Sale Considered from the Papyrological and Rabbinic Evidence

Andrew D. Gross

in Law and Religion in the Eastern Mediterranean: From Antiquity to Early Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199550234
eISBN:
9780191747199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550234.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines legal material from the Dead Sea as encountered in the numerous papyri composed in Greek, Hebrew, Jewish Aramaic, and Nabataean Aramaic. These documents illuminate the complex ... More


Understanding Social Conflict

Peter N. Bell

in Social Conflict in the Age of Justinian: Its Nature, Management, and Mediation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199567331
eISBN:
9780191744921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567331.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to understand the internal conflicts and struggles in the later Roman Empire, focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean and the reign of Justinian ... More


A Tale of Two Mountains

Andrew Arsan

in Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the economic ecology of the two regions from which Eastern Mediterranean migrants to French West Africa hailed – the Matn, in central Mount Lebanon, and Jabal ‘Amil, to the ... More


Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Laura Quick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Dress, Adornment and the Body in the Hebrew Bible is the first monograph to treat dress and adornment in biblical literature in the English language. Beyond merely filling a gap in scholarship, the ... More


The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

Jelena Bogdanovic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465186
eISBN:
9780190465209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465186.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches. Centrally planned columnar structures—typically comprising ... More


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