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From Pre-English to Old English

Jeremy J. Smith

in Sound Change and the History of English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291953
eISBN:
9780191710568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291953.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter begins with a brief historical outline, relating Old English to other Germanic varieties and interrogating traditional models of this linguistic relationship. It then focuses on one ... More


The Civic Triumph as Royal Epiphany

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

On the Continent, material gifts were not, as a rule, presented as an episode in the triumph procession itself, but they nevertheless formed an essential part of the larger celebrations of the ... More


Festivals and entertainments

Menno Fenger and Paul Henman

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter shows that the rites and festivals of Roman religion were still very much alive during the fourth century. Contrary to a widespread misconception, festivals of Christianity did not ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Migration: An Archaeological Case Study of Disruption

Catherine Hills

in Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon migration to Britain during the fifth century AD. The key question is the extent to which there was migration from northern Europe to what became England, and ... More


Festivals, Ceremonies, and the Commemoration of Power

Carlos Machado

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome: AD 270-535

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198835073
eISBN:
9780191872839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835073.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter analyses the ways in which members of the roman elite used festivals and public celebrations as a form of advertising their social and political standing. Analysing senatorial ... More


Places and Spaces

Hugh M. Thomas

in Power and Pleasure: Court Life under King John, 1199-1216

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802518
eISBN:
9780191840791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802518.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter studies royal residences, reactions to various landscapes, and ceremonial practices that formed part of royal itineration. King John and his court travelled constantly, meaning that ... More


Imperial Women’s Mark on the City of Rome

Mary T. Boatwright

in Imperial Women of Rome: Power, Gender, Context

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190455897
eISBN:
9780190455910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455897.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Agrippina’s public veneration by conquered Britons outside Rome’s Praetorian camp opens this chapter about the imprint imperial women made on the city of Rome through their movements and presence, ... More


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