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Conclusion

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The analysis of the use of ethnics across a wide range of literary and documentary sources, alongside the investigation of the text of ... More


Stephanus of Byzantium’s Vocabulary

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The text of the Epitome of Stephanus contains no preliminary statement of principle regarding grammatical rules for individual ethnics, and although reference may be made under individual ethnics to ... More


After Stephanus

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The epitomised Stephanus is the only text of an Ethnika surviving from antiquity. Consequently we cannot speak of his successors in the same way that he himself may be regarded as successor of Oros, ... More


Aftermath (1): Polemics and Politics

Jill Raitt

in The Colloquy of Montbéliard: Religion and Politics in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075663
eISBN:
9780199854783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075663.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The colloquy not only failed to unite Lutherans and Calvinists but fanned polemical flames and resulted in a bitter publishing war. In spite of Theodore Beza's plea that notaries be engaged to ... More


(Re)sources of Narrative

Peter Van Nuffelen

in Orosius and the Rhetoric of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655274
eISBN:
9780191745232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655274.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

It is often assumed that late antique historians tended to rely on a single source and copied it faithfully. That assumption is demonstrably wrong in the case of Orosius. The chapter demonstrates in ... More


Athenaeus, the Epitome, Eustathius and Quotations from Tragedy: Rivista di Filologia e di Istruzione Classica 97 (1969) 157–79

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The polymath Athenaeus (2nd Century AD) is a literary treasure-house of quotations, many unique, from Greek literature, particularly verse and Tragedy. The paper assesses their number of these ... More


Roman Law and the Western Tradition

Sethina Watson

in On Hospitals: Welfare, Law, and Christianity in Western Europe, 400-1320

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198847533
eISBN:
9780191882210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847533.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Having sketched the shape of the hospital in Carolingian Francia and Lombardy, the investigation now moves earlier, to uncover the legal foundations of welfare, as fostered under Roman law. This ... More


Hincmar and his Roman legal sources1

Simon Corcoran

in Hincmar of Rheims: Life and work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091407
eISBN:
9781781708453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091407.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Hincmar is notable for citing Roman legal texts more extensively than his contemporaries. However, the range of sources available to him was limited, mostly deriving from the tradition of the ... More


Sabina’s Personal History

T. Corey Brennan

in Sabina Augusta: An Imperial Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190250997
eISBN:
9780190875428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250997.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Trajan and Hadrian were natives of Hispania Baetica, sons of Roman senators, and cousins once removed. Trajan became Hadrian’s guardian, and around 100, Hadrian married Trajan’s grandniece Sabina. ... More


Medical Epitome: A Handbook for Philiatroi (‘Amateur Physicians’)

Petros Bouras-Vallianatos

in Innovation in Byzantine Medicine: The Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c.1275-c.1330)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198850687
eISBN:
9780191885631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850687.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines John’s Medical Epitome. The focus here is on the first four of its six books. In contrast to the established view that this work was intended for physicians, it is argued that ... More


Medical Epitome: Assembling Pharmacological Knowledge in Late Byzantium

Petros Bouras-Vallianatos

in Innovation in Byzantine Medicine: The Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c.1275-c.1330)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198850687
eISBN:
9780191885631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850687.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with the last two books of the Medical Epitome, which focus on pharmacology. John’s material presents a unique amalgamation of earlier Greek and Byzantine sources with recently ... More


The Secular Church and the Laity

James Morton

in Byzantine Religious Law in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198861140
eISBN:
9780191893117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861140.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 examines the surviving evidence for nomocanon use among the secular (i.e. non-monastic) church and lay officials under Norman rule. While far fewer manuscripts survive from these circles ... More


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