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Gods in Apulia

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/9780748637980.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The richest body of evidence for perceptions of the gods in Apulia consists of local figure decorated pottery made between about 430 and 300 BC. Though Greek in style, the vast majority of the pots ... More


‘Necessary and Just Wars’ (1443–1455)

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the state of the kingdom after years of warfare. Most of the lands in the kingdom belonged to the Prince of Taranto, while the nobles who supported Alfonso as king became even ... More


Images in the Pull of Text: From the Fifth to the Fourth Century

Luca Giuliani

in Image and Myth: A History of Pictorial Narration in Greek Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226297651
eISBN:
9780226025902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025902.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter explores the extensive changes undergone by Greek vase production. In the fifth century, the number of workshops declined and there was a change in the chosen themes of vase painters. ... More


From She-Wolf to Radiant Queen: The Reign of Louis of Taranto and the Rehabilitation of Johanna of Naples

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the transformation of Johanna’s image between 1345 and 1362, which can be attributed to the activities of two antagonists. The first was Louis of Hungary, whose vendetta ... More


Turkey, the United States, and the Birth of the Heroin Trade

Ryan Gingeras

in Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716020
eISBN:
9780191784279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716020.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter traces the evolution of two separate, but interlinking, historical threads. It surveys the origins of Washington’s prohibitionist stance towards narcotics and the construction of the ... More


Working-class communities and ecology: reframing environmental justice around the Ilva steel plant in Taranto (Apulia, Italy)

Stefania Barca and Emanuele Leonardi

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The first part of this chapter offers a critical review of environmental sociology and political ecology, highlighting the contribution they have made to a redefinition of class, and social ... More


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