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Sarita Colonia

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the devotion to Sarita Colonia, the most prominent folk saint in Peru. It examines Sarita’s biography in relation to myth formation; compares Sarita’s story of virginity and ... More


Births of the Tragic

Joshua Billings

in Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159232
eISBN:
9781400852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159232.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This concluding chapter argues that although the close connections that gave life to tragedy were severed as the major thinkers drifted apart and turned to other concerns by 1807, in an important ... More


Ordering a Disordered World

Mary Ashburn Miller

in A Natural History of Revolution: Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination, 1789-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449420
eISBN:
9780801460845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449420.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the late eighteenth century, conversations about nature and natural history entered the public sphere through natural disasters such as the Lisbon earthquake of 1755 and the Messina and Calabria ... More


Griffones and the city of Messina: urban encounters with crusading

Paul Oldfield

in Rethinking Norman Italy: Studies in Honour of Graham A. Loud

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526138538
eISBN:
9781526166586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138545.00019
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The complex entanglement of Norman Italy and crusading has long underpinned research on the region for the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. This chapter re-examines one notable case of such ... More


Sicily

Christopher de Lisle

in Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on Agathokles’ involvement in eastern and central Sicily, which was the core of his domain throughout his reign. It argues that Agathokles rose to power largely from conflicts ... More


From Venice to Sicily: Bembo’s Greek Education, His Teachers, His Inspirers

Gareth D. Williams

in Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 focuses on Bembo’s complex motivations for leaving Venice for Messina in 1492, and particularly on four individuals who shaped his humanism both before and during his time in Sicily. It is ... More


The Papacy Takes Charge

James Morton

in Byzantine Religious Law in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198861140
eISBN:
9780191893117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861140.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 8 moves from the Norman kingdom of the twelfth century to the newly changed situation in the early thirteenth century, as the demise of the Hauteville dynasty and the minority of the young ... More


The EU beyond Brexit: The Conference on the Future of Europe

Federico Fabbrini

in Brexit and the Future of the European Union: The Case for Constitutional Reforms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198871262
eISBN:
9780191914263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871262.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the future of the European Union beyond Brexit and analyses the plan, precedents, and prospects for the Conference on the Future of Europe. The establishment of the Conference ... More


A New Generation of Consultants

Dennis W. Johnson

in Democracy for Hire: A History of American Political Consulting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272692
eISBN:
9780190272722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272692.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Several important political consultants emerged from the 1980s through the 2000s. General consultants that came to prominence include Dick Morris, James Carville and Paul Begala, Karl Rove, David ... More


Consultants and Presidential Campaigns, 2008 and 2012

Dennis W. Johnson

in Democracy for Hire: A History of American Political Consulting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272692
eISBN:
9780190272722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272692.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton’s primary team suffered from internal dysfunction, while Barack Obama’s team was successful in picking off delegates, rather than seeking out ... More


‘To Destroy a City so Great and Remarkable’: Lamentation, Panegyric, and the Idea of the Medieval City

Paul Oldfield

in Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777601
eISBN:
9780191823152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777601.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Medieval works of urban panegyric, some of which adhered to the so-called laus civitatis paradigm, ostensibly represented initiatives formed to praise and promote the profile of a given city. This ... More


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