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Roman Pantomime Libretti and their Greek Themes: The Role of Augustus in the Romanization of the Greek Classics *

Yvette Hunt

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter concentrates on the themes chosen for the earlier pantomimes performed in Rome at the time of Augustus' public endorsement of the medium. It suggests that the literary sources can be ... More


Effective Playability in Arithmetical Games

Kumaraswamy Velupillai

in Computable Economics: The Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295273
eISBN:
9780191596988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295278.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Class games, called Arithmetical Games, are defined and recursion theoretic questions such as effective playability, diophantine complexity, etc. are posed and formally answered. In the process, ... More


Sacrament and Enchantment: Reconceiving the Sacramental

David Brown

in God and Enchantment of Place: Reclaiming Human Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271986
eISBN:
9780191602801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271984.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first half of this chapter explores why the world is no longer seen as ‘enchanted’ or God-filled, and challenges whether religion in the West is not itself partly to blame for the disenchantment ... More


The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Robert Edelman and Christopher Young (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The master narrative of Cold War sports describes a two-sided surrogate war, measurable by falsely objective medal counts every four years at the Olympic Games. This approach is as inadequate for ... More


Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Andy Miah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment ... More


Freedom Games: The First Two Decades of Independence

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The development of sport in the first two decades of independent India.


Evolution, Expectations, and Drift

Fernando Vega‐Redondo

in Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774723
eISBN:
9780191596971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774729.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter closes the main body of the book (i.e. excluding a technical appendix). It addresses the issue of expectation formation and the endogenous evolution of alternative levels of ... More


Production Notice

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers the production notice about Terence's Phormio. It talks about the performance of Phormio at the Roman Games during the curule aedileship of Lucius Postumius Albinus and Lucius ... More


New Regional Order: Sport, Cold War Culture, and the Making of Southeast Asia

Simon Creak

in The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Despite being minnows on the world stage, Thailand and the newly independent countries of Southeast Asia embraced sport during the Cold War as a means of nation and region building. This essay ... More


Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More


The Commitment to Reform, 1792–1802

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the formation of the Friends of the People and Grey's commitment to parliamentary reform. The Friends of the People was a society formed primarily to save the Whig Party from ... More


Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Michael C. J. Putnam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book devoted to Horace's Carmen Saeculare, a poem commissioned by Roman emperor Augustus in 17 bce for choral performance at the Ludi Saeculares, the Secular Games. The poem is the ... More


Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael Socolow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant at the Games, line up against America's top eight-oared crew. Hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide wait by their radios. Leni ... More


Games User Research

Anders Drachen, Pejman Mirza-Babaei, and Lennart Nacke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794844
eISBN:
9780191836336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794844.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Today, Games User Research forms an integral component of the development of any kind of interactive entertainment. User research stands as the primary source of business intelligence in the ... More


Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Toby C. Rider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040238
eISBN:
9780252098451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

It is the early Cold War. The Soviet Union appears to be in irresistible ascendance and moves to exploit the Olympic Games as a vehicle for promoting international communism. In response, the United ... More


The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism

Matthew P Llewellyn and John Gleaves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040351
eISBN:
9780252098772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

For decades, amateurism defined the ideals undergirding the Olympic movement. No more. Today's Games present athletes who enjoy open corporate sponsorship and unabashedly compete for lucrative ... More


Figure Skating in the Formative Years: Singles, Pairs, and the Expanding Role of Women

James R. Hines

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039065
eISBN:
9780252097041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Once a winter pastime for socializing and courtship, skating evolved into the wildly popular competitive sport of figure skating, one of the few athletic arenas where female athletes hold a public ... More


Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Simon Creak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines how sport and ideas of physicality have shaped the politics and culture of modern Laos. Viewing the country's extraordinary transitions—from French colonialism to royalist ... More


Commentary

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1111
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the commentary for the play Phormio, which was written by Terence. It mentions that Phormio is the only play of Terence that does not retain the original Greek title, while in ... More


Acts of Mathematical Creation

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Despite the ex post facto identification of a number of “anticipations” of game-theoretic results through history, it is generally agreed that modern game theory’s founding work was mathematician ... More


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