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Documented Cases of Transmission History, Part 2: Broader Trends

David M. Carr

in The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199742608
eISBN:
9780199918737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742608.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Building on the previous two chapters, this one expands to a survey of four broad trends in documented cases of transmission. This includes further survey of memory variants, an argument for a ... More


Gods in Greek Inscriptions: Some Methodological Questions

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Fritz Graf explores the ways in which epigraphy contributes to our understanding of Greek divinities. He focuses on the corpora of inscriptions from two cities in particular, Priene in Asia Minor and ... More


The Yadava Century

Christian Lee Novetzke

in The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175807
eISBN:
9780231542418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175807.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores the sociopolitical world of the Yadava century that served as the context for Marathi literary vernacularization. The Yadavas, also called the Sevunas, were a non-Brahmin dynasty that ... More


Preliminary Notes on Coffin Fragments Discovered in TT 223

John H. Taylor

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the painted and carved wooden fragments of eight coffins. It assesses their stylistic features and the paleography of their inscriptions to conclude that they belong either to ... More


Contested Frontiers: Southern Egypt and Northern Nubia, AD 300–1500: The Evidence of the Inscriptions

Jacques van der Vliet

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Frontiers, which may seem static and eternal at first sight, can acquire a dynamic aspect and come to foster processes of change in the political, linguistic, cultural, and religious identities of ... More


Eurydice’s Public Image during Her Lifetime

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190280536
eISBN:
9780190280550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280536.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the public image of Eurydice created during her lifetime by herself and by her sons. It begins with analysis of three dedicatory inscriptions she made that puts hers ... More


City Walls

Daniel Sperber

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

References to a variety of topics relating to city walls appear not infrequently in Rabbinic sources. This is by no means surprising, since quite a number of Palestinian Roman (and Byzantine) ... More


From the Quarrel of Monotheism to the Babel–Bibel Controversy

Guy G. Stroumsa

in The Idea of Semitic Monotheism: The Rise and Fall of a Scholarly Myth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192898685
eISBN:
9780191925207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898685.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter ponders the massive international impact of Renan’s views on Semitic monotheism. This impact, spread across linguistic, religious, and political borders, enduringly echoed the idea of ... More


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