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The Visuality of Objects, Past and Present

Peter S. Wells

in How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143385
eISBN:
9781400844777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143385.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter argues that the “Roman conquest” of parts of temperate Europe was not as all-changing as most history books would suggest. The idea of a “Roman Europe,” in the sense of European ... More


Rome and the Jews: Josephus on ‘Freedom’ and ‘Autonomy’

DANIEL R. SCHWARTZ

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In Ant. 14. 77, speaking of the Roman conquest and dismemberment of the Hasmonean state in 63 bce, Josephus complains that ‘we lost our freedom and became subject to the Romans’. That is, eleutheria ... More


Bede’s Chronica Maiora: Early Insular History in a Universal Context

Diarmuid Scully

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the early insular history of Bede's Chronica Maiora in a universal context. It considers Bede's treatment of salvation history in the Chronica Maiora's account of the ... More


From Command to Governance

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the origins and development of the territorial provinces; it explores how the geographic area of administration (the province) came to be different from the traditional ... More


Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Conquest and Culture Myths from Antiquity to Islam

William F. McCants

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151489
eISBN:
9781400840069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151489.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

From the dawn of writing in Sumer to the sunset of the Islamic empire, this book traces four thousand years of speculation on the origins of civilization. Investigating a vast range of primary ... More


Later Alexandrian Developments

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter traces the development of mathematics in the vibrant research and cultural complex that began to coalesce around the Museum and Library in Alexandria around 300 BCE. This distinguished ... More


Gallo-Roman Culture

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Just as the Galatians of Asia Minor clung to much of their cultural identity after the establishment of the Roman province of Galatia, the Celtic tribes of Gaul preserved many features of their ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth C. Robinson

in Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction situates the book within the broader discourse of work on the Roman conquest of Italy. It begins by discussing the theoretical underpinnings and methodological considerations of the ... More


Sex in the Shadow of Rome: Sexual Violence and Theological Lament in Bavli Gittin’s Disaster Tales

Julia Watts Belser

in Rabbinic Tales of Destruction: Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190600471
eISBN:
9780190600495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190600471.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the theological significance of sexual violence in the aftermath of Roman conquest. Rabbinic accounts of sexual violence, enslavement, and forced prostitution intertwine ... More


Holy Ground: Sanctuaries and Sacred Landscapes

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

in Caesar's Druids: Story of an Ancient Priesthood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124422
eISBN:
9780300165883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124422.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores how the sacred space is important, as it is the arena wherein the world of the spirits touches that of humans. Holy ground belongs to the gods and it was here that ancient ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth C. Robinson

in Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter emphasizes the elements of continuity that have emerged from the consideration of multiple types of evidence. It answers the three questions posed in the introduction, and refers back to ... More


Rabbinic Tales of Destruction: Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem

Julia Watts Belser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190600471
eISBN:
9780190600495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190600471.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Rabbinic Tales of Destruction examines early Jewish accounts of the Roman conquest of Jerusalem from the perspective of the wounded body and the scarred land. Amidst stories saturated with sexual ... More


Writing, colonization, and Latinization in the Iberian peninsula

B. Díaz Ariño, M. J. Estarán, and I. Simón

in Palaeohispanic Languages and Epigraphies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198790822
eISBN:
9780191833274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790822.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter offers a comprehensive summary of the impact of the Roman conquest and subsequent colonization on the pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian peninsula and their epigraphy. After analysing the ... More


Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Elizabeth C. Robinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book uses all the available evidence to create a site biography of Larinum from 400 bce to 100 ce, with a focus on the urban transformation that occurs there during the Roman conquest. Larinum, ... More


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