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More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Barry Atkins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is dedicated to the study of computer games in terms of the stories they tell and the manner of their telling. It applies practices of reading texts from literary and cultural studies to ... More


The Ancient Palestinian Cult of the Virgin and the Early Dormition Traditions

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The earliest centre of Marian cult in Palestine appears to have been an early Nativity shrine known as the Kathisma church, which by the early fifth century had become a focus of Marian piety. Not ... More


“An Arundel Tomb”

Ramie Targoff

in Posthumous Love: Eros and the Afterlife in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226789590
eISBN:
9780226110462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110462.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This epilogue considers the twentieth century poem “An Arundel Tomb” by Philip Larkin. Larkin’s reflections on the medieval tomb for the Earl of Arundel and his wife capture many of the poignancies, ... More


The Fall of the House of Rameses

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The reign of Rameses IX; a signi?cant amount of work carried out at Karnak; The correct reconstruction of the last years of the Twentieth Dynasty; Details of royal tomb robberies in the Theban ... More


Greek Economy and Egyptian Society in the Third Century

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Macedonian conquest of Egypt in 332 BCE and the following Ptolemaic monarchy brought Greek economic habits to a country with only limited previous exposure to them, particularly a high degree of ... More


The Chthonic Sublime

Patrick R. Crowley

in The Phantom Image: Seeing the Dead in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226648293
eISBN:
9780226648323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648323.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines the Underworld in relation to ancient notions of perspective and the sublime. It demonstrates how ancient attempts to conceptualize, depict, and even construct the spaces of the ... More


Women's Images Reconstructed:: The Sisters-in-Law Tomb and Its Legend*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is concerned with lineage rituals. It focuses on the Sisters-in-Law Tomb, which was worshipped as an ancestral tomb by the He lineage of Shawan, one of the most distinguished lineages in ... More


The role of ancient remains in the Sarmatian culture of early modern Poland

Barbara Arciszewska

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

Visible material remnants of ancient cultures were, for a variety of historical reasons, not particularly abundant in the territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1795). The past ... More


The Hoplite Reform and History

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/9780748623334.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

‘The unparalleled nature of the find’ of the Panoply Tomb at Argos has now been qualified by the excavation of two other contemporary burials at the site, with helmets and other weapons. This chapter ... More


Fantastically real: reading Tomb Raider

Barry Atkins

in More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The questions of form examined in this chapter follow from the central premise that Tomb Raider can be ‘read’ as fiction, and as self-conscious fiction in which serious play is made not just in game ... More


Archaeology

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/9780748623334.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers two particular problems, Herodotus' account of Saite Egyptian history and the foundation-dates of Greek settlements in Sicily. The chronology of the Greek archaic and classical ... More


The Cenacle and the Community The Background of Acts 2:44–5

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642021
eISBN:
9780191738555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter considers the authenticity of the Cenacle, a rather dilapidated building outside the Old City of Jerusalem where the Upper Room of Pentecost and the Last Supper sits above the Tomb of ... More


Via Appia

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explains that Via Appia was designed to connect Rome and Capua at a time when Campania began to form a unified political entity with Rome. It shows that the Appian Way was the first of ... More


Epilogue: Objects, Faith, and Archaeoporn

Ryan Byrne and Bernadette McNaryZak

in Resurrecting the Brother of Jesus: The James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832981
eISBN:
9781469604787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895498_byrne.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the sustained fascination and willing suspension of critical faculties with regard to the discovery and vetting of ancient objects such as the ossuary. A comparative look at ... More


The Textual Program of Karakhamun’s First Pillared Hall

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The excavation of the tomb of Karakhamun has brought to light its textual richness. It is the oldest known Late Period revival monumental mortuary building, making it a an important reference for ... More


The Book of the Dead from the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun: A Preliminary Survey

Kenneth Griffin

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the collapse of the ceiling that destroyed much of the Second Pillared Hall of the Tomb of Karakhamun, the recovery of thousands of fragments has allowed over 90 per cent of the texts used to ... More


Pottery from the Tomb of Karakhamun (TT 223)

Julia Budka

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter surveys the pottery found in the Tomb of Karakhamun, looking at dating and classification of general characteristics of the ceramic material. It also highlights variation between areas ... More


Vestibule: Dailylife Scenes in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Elena Pischikova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the decoration of the recently discovered vestibule in the tomb of Karakhamun. It looks at eight scenes—including grape gathering, musicians, and plowing—exploring composition, ... More


Where Was the Management Located?

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the possible exact location of the main administrative building in Deir al-Medina. It considers the so-called khetem en Pa Kher “enclosure of The Tomb,” or pa khetem “the ... More


Qenhirkhopshef the Younger

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Naunakhte's son, Qenhirkhopshef the Younger, who received a larger share of her mother's inheritance in the form of a copper vessel and ten additional sacks of grain. It ... More


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