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The Slogan of Freedom from the King’s Peace to the Pax Romana

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Greek Slogan of Freedom and Early Roman Politics in Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195375183
eISBN:
9780199896721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375183.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Epilogue outlines general trends in the development of the Greek slogan of freedom from its inception in the fifth century to the Hellenistic period and through its diverse uses by the Romans. ... More


The Roman Market Economy

Peter Temin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. This book ... More


Spain’s Catholic Internationalists

David Brydan

in Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

International Catholic organizations and networks provided a welcoming environment for Spanish intellectuals and experts, and a crucial conduit for Franco’s Spain to engage with the outside world in ... More


Empires Ancient and Modern

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

There are differences as well as parallels between Roman and post-enlightenment imperial experiences. Romans had many shared assumptions in common with those they colonized. Later strife between ... More


The Greek Slogan of Freedom and Early Roman Politics in Greece

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195375183
eISBN:
9780199896721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375183.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book elucidates the ways in which the slogan of freedom emerged and developed into the fundamental principle of Greek diplomacy and politics, before the Romans appropriated and used it to ... More


Introduction: Rollercoaster

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

The Introduction outlines the basic paradox addressed in this book. On the one hand, transatlantic relations appear to be in a constant state of crisis; the “death” of the transatlantic partnership ... More


The Literature of Divine Guidance: Homer, Virgil, and Horace

John A. Jillions

in Divine Guidance: Lessons for Today from the World of Early Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190055738
eISBN:
9780190055769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055738.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Religion and Society

The popular literature of the era helps shed light on attitudes toward divine guidance. Unfortunately, aside from Paul’s letters there are no documents from first-century Corinth. However, as ... More


Assimilative Tendencies and Curricular Crosscurrents

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0018
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Besides its massive impact on the institutional side of Catholic higher education, World War II affected the thinking of Catholic educators. We have already touched upon this dimension in noting ... More


The Emperor and the Empire

Harry O. Maier

in New Testament Christianity in the Roman World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190264390
eISBN:
9780190264437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190264390.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The chapter discusses the Roman emperor, the administration of the empire, and the imperial cult. It defines the terms “imperium,” and “imperator” and their changing definitions in the Augustan era. ... More


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