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Palaces and Patrons in the Twentieth Century

Peter J. Hollida

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Some of those who made fortunes building in the postwar era recognized the dearth of civic amenities available to the burgeoning population and therefore built new institutions—museums (LACMA, the ... More


The Getty Hexameters: Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient Selinous

Christopher A. Faraone and Dirk Obbink (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664108
eISBN:
9780191745768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664108.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

This book looks in detail at a series of forty-four magical verses inscribed on a recently discovered lead tablet from Sicily in the fifth century bc, which is now in the Getty Museum, Los Angeles. ... More


The Politics of Iconic Architecture

Leslie Sklair

in The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities, and Capitalist Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190464189
eISBN:
9780197559628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464189.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The political fraction of the transnational capitalist class (TCC) in architecture and urban design is made up of national, international, and transnational politicians and officials at all levels ... More


Uncovering the Hidden Routes: Algorithms for Identifying Paths and Missing Links in Trade Networks

Constantinos Tsirogiannis and Christos Tsirogiannis

in The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198748519.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

A network is a simple yet powerful tool for representing a set of relations in the real world. For instance, to represent direct business relations between ... More


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