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Myths of Origin: Europe and the Aryan Homeland Quest

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Indigenous Aryan debate can only be understood in the context of the history of the greater Indo-European homeland quest in Europe. The purpose of this chapter is to outline the most prominent ... More


Chapter One

George Steiner

in Antigones

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192819345
eISBN:
9780191670503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192819345.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Various Europeans scholars, poets, and philosophers who lived during the period between 1790 and 1905 would all agree that, aside from how Sophocles' Antigone was the best of Greek tragedies, this ... More


From Sephardi to Oriental: The ‘Decline’ Theory of Jewish Civilization in the Middle East and North Africa

Daniel Schroeter

in Jewish Contribution to Civilization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113522
eISBN:
9781800342644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113522.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reveals that the 'orientalism' of European Jewish scholars was more than one dimensional. It discusses Western Jewish historians from Heinrich Graetz to Shlomo Dov Goitein who typically ... More


Dinner with Cleopatra

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the author's assignment to oversee Austrian archaeologist Karl Kromer's spring campaign on the Gebel Qibli, the south hill of the Giza plateau. Roughly 3 kilometers south of ... More


The World Conference of Jains

L.M. Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Lokendra Malik (eds)

in India's Vibgyor Man: Selected Writings and Speeches of L.M. Singhvi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199484164
eISBN:
9780199097012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484164.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Jainism is quintessentially a world religion, not because it has the strength of numbers in the form of a massive worldwide following but because its core philosophy transcends all ethnic, ritual, ... More


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