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Secondary predicates and adverbials in Nilotic and Omotic: a typological comparison

Azeb Amha and Gerrit J. Dimmendaal

in Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272266
eISBN:
9780191709975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272266.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses different types of participant-oriented adjuncts in languages belonging to the Nilotic branch within Nilo-Saharan and the Omotic branch of Afroasiatic. It also addresses the ... More


Change and Manipulation

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After giving an overview of the history of research on African manipulated languages and the meanings attributed to the phenomenon by Africanists, the consequences that speakers' choices may actually ... More


Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book is the first contextually oriented monograph on Egyptian imagery from Roman households. The author uses case studies from Flavian Pompeii to investigate the close association between ... More


Human Health in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem

Linda M. Knapp, Eli J. Knapp, Kristine L. Metzger, Dennis Rentsch, Rene Beyers, Katie Hampson, Jennifer Schmitt, Sarah Cleaveland, and Kathleen A. Galvin

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Summary statistics of mean z-scores for height-for-age and weight-for-age reveal that the entire population of GSE is stunted (due to chronic under-nutrition) and underweight (which could be a sign ... More


Luo and Others: Migration, Settlement, Ethnicity

Parker Shipton

in Mortgaging the Ancestors: Ideologies of Attachment in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116021
eISBN:
9780300152746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116021.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines and inspects the habits and practices of the Luo people, a people that live at one of the more important frontiers of Africa, at the edge of the Nilotic language family of ... More


Imagining the Nile: Affordances and Contexts

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 2 analyzes general patterns in the iconography and contexts of Nilotic imagery at Pompeii. A discussion of the “cultural biography” of Nilotic imagery positions these frescoes and mosaics ... More


From Egypt to Oikoumene: Interactive Landscapes in the Casa Dell’Efebo

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 3 employs the frescoes from the garden triclinium of the Casa dell’Efebo, Pompeii, as a case study in the recontextualization of Nilotic scenes. Exploring the relationships between the ... More


Model Worlds: Three-Dimensional Nilotica in the Casa di Acceptus e Euhodia

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Expanding current constructions of Nilotica, chapter 6 examines the creation of three-dimensional “Egyptian” landscapes through garden statuary and water features at the Casa di Acceptus e Euhodia. ... More


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