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Global Waves on Ōmura Bay: The English Translation of the Gedatsu dōron (The Path of Freedom)

Richard M. Jaffe

in Seeking Sakyamuni: South Asia in the Formation of Modern Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226391144
eISBN:
9780226628233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226628233.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the transcontinental travel of several South Asian lay Buddhists to Japan, where, working with a Nichiren denomination cleric, they translated the work The Path of Freedom from ... More


Archaeology and the Rise of the Greek State

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Classical archaeology is something generically different from archaeology. It is almost as if the resemblances of names, like that between history and natural history, resulted from the survival of ... More


The Digital Aesthetic in ‘Atlantis: The Evidence’ (2010)

Anna Foka

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines ‘Atlantis: The Evidence’ – a 2010 episode of Timewatch, the BBC2 historical documentary series – as an example of digital ekphrasis. Facilitated by digital techniques that ... More


Black Boxes and Trojan Horses: Translating Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces psychotherapists’ translating religion approaches to Buddhist traditions focusing on the therapeutic use of mindfulness practices as a popular case example. In these ... More


Best Laid Plans: An Archaeology of Architectural Anomalies in Bronze Age Crete

Tim Cunningham

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Approaches to Minoan architecture (Graham 1962; Preziosi 1983; Hitchcock 2000; Shaw 2009, 2015; Letesson 2009; McEnroe 2010) have focused on its positive qualities, and since Evans’s excavations in ... More


Can Archaeological Models Always Fulfil our Prejudices?

Ray Rivers

in The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748519
eISBN:
9780191916953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198748519.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, History and Theory of Archaeology

The past few years have seen a significant growth in the use of quantitative models in archaeology. Such modelling has a long, albeit uneven, history, ... More


Architectural Energetics and Late Bronze Age Cretan Architecture: Measuring the Scale of Minoan Building Projects

Maud Devolder

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

It may appear to be asking too much of archaeological evidence to attempt an assessment of the scale of Minoan building projects, their impact on communities, or the role of the labour-time needed ... More


Minoan Group Design: The ‘View from the Bridge’

Clairy Palyvou

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The aim of this chapter is to address the so-called Minoan Palace as a design object. To detect and unfold, in other words, the design logic that produced this hybrid configuration standing ... More


A Comparative Perspective on Minoan Urbanism

Quentin Letesson and Carl Knappett

in Minoan Architecture and Urbanism: New Perspectives on an Ancient Built Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198793625
eISBN:
9780191917127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793625.003.0023
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Urban settlements are often presented as a prominent feature of Bronze Age Crete (McEnroe 2010). And yet, summarizing what is actually known about Minoan towns is much more challenging than one ... More


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