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Newtonian History

Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold

in Newton and the Origin of Civilization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154787
eISBN:
9781400845187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154787.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter considers Isaac Newton’s conceptualization of the origins of monarchies. In 1702, Newton penned the “Original of Monarchies” following the death of William III. At the heart of the new ... More


The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Avraham Faust

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Neo-Assyrian empire—the first large empire of the ancient world—had attracted a great deal of public attention ever since the spectacular discoveries of the nineteenth century. The southwestern ... More


Money in the Roman Law Texts

Thomas Rüfner

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides an overview of the monetary laws during the Ancient Roman Empire. Specifically, it discusses the codifications instituted by Emperor Justinian in the corpus iuris, a collection ... More


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