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Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Judith Herrin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and ... More


Introduction

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter outlines the role that ancient Greece and Rome — as both cultural ideals and antitypes — have played and continue to play in the construction of Caribbean cultural identity ... More


Realities of Provincial Government: Hellas and Peloponnesos, 1180–1205

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines how Byzantine administration worked on the ground in the provinces of Hellas and Peloponnesos during the period 1180–1204. The Byzantine Empire was governed through a complex ... More


The Two Masks

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Byron's poem Childe Harold, we observe how the poem's persona refers to himself as ‘Nothing’. It is made apparent that the soul of this poet accounts for a lot more than merely nothingness, and in ... More


The Too-Muchness of Keats: The Narrative Line

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although several critics could attest to the notion that Keats had exerted great efforts to make the poem Hyperion his greatest work, and despite its apparent ambitiousness, this poem was considered ... More


Aetiology Overseas: From Epic to Ethnic Identity in Megale Hellas

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses that the cult of Artemis of Metapontion is caught up in the complicated processes of self-definition, involving changing populations all referring to this deity. It explains ... More


Sparta, Brasidas, and the Liberation of Hellas

Mary P. Nichols

in Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453168
eISBN:
9780801455582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453168.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Thucydides's account of Brasidas, Sparta's greatest military hero, who spearheads the liberation of subjected cities from Athens in the name of his city, Hellas. It begins by ... More


Southern Syria

Getzel M. Cohen

in The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241480
eISBN:
9780520931022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241480.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter examines the settlements in Aenos, Anthedon, Antioch by Hippos, Antioch in Huleh, Antiochenes in Jerusalem, Apollonia, Apollonia in Coele Syria, Arethousa, Arsinoe, Birta of the ... More


Democracy, Origins of Contribution to a Debate

Paul Cartledge

in Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245624
eISBN:
9780520932173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245624.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The study of the Athenian political order is one of today's most inspiring and active areas of ancient Greek history. It is therefore within a much wider framework than just the political history of ... More


Prologue: A Sudden Reversal

Paul A. Rahe

in Sparta’s Second Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446–418 B. C.

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242621
eISBN:
9780300255751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242621.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the character of the Spartan polity, traces its origins, and describes the grand strategy that the Lacedaemonians first articulated in the mid-sixth century. It discusses the ... 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


Historicism, Temporalization, and Romantic Prophecy in Percy Shelley’s Hellas

Christopher Bundock

in Rethinking British Romantic History, 1770–1845

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199687084
eISBN:
9780191766992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687084.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Using Reinhart Koselleck’s twin concepts of ‘space of experience’ and ‘horizon of expectations’, and drawing simultaneously on Maurice Blanchot’s understanding of prophecy as a prediction of the ... More


The Heirs of Odysseus, 800 BC–550 BC

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Whether the early Greeks possessed as powerful a sense of identity as the Phoenicians is far from clear. Only when a massive Persian threat appeared to loom from the east, in the sixth century, did ... More


The Triumph of the Tyrrhenians, 800 BC–400 BC

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The importance of the Etruscans does not simply lie in the painted tombs whose lively designs captivated D. H. Lawrence, nor in the puzzle of where their distinctive language originated, nor in the ... More


The Greek and the unGreek, 1830–1920

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0044
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

An important feature of the Fifth Mediterranean was the discovery of the First Mediterranean, and the rediscovery of the Second. The Greek world came to encompass Bronze Age heroes riding the ... More


Muslims in the Kingdom of Hellas (1832–1880)

Stefanos Katsikas

in Islam and Nationalism in Modern Greece, 1821-1940

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190652005
eISBN:
9780190652036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652005.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the legacy of the Greek War of Independence and its impact on the lives of Muslims in the Kingdom of Hellas up until 1880, particularly the ways in which the war determined the ... More


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