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Theory and Practice I: Bentham and the Greek Constitution of 1822

F. Rosen

in Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200789
eISBN:
9780191674778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200789.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers three major themes of the ‘Observations’: Jeremy Bentham's thesis that the acceptance of popular sovereignty should lead to a transformation of the theory and practice of ... More


Boustrophedon between Hellas and Home

Oliver Taplin

in Seamus Heaney and the Classics: Bann Valley Muses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198805656
eISBN:
9780191843600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805656.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Seamus Heaney did not actually visit Greece until 1995, a trip ‘long promised, long deferred’, followed by a later visit to Delphi, which added a tribute to Zbigniew Herbert and two further ‘Sonnets ... More


Why Didn’t Greek Women Write History?

Leonora Neville

in Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explains the conflict between the female submissiveness expected in Anna Komnene’s culture and the authoritative masculine behaviors required for history writing. It describes Byzantine ... More


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