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The Middle Ages in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Maps

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The exploration and recovery of Anglo-Saxon England were salient achievements of English scholarship in the sixteenth century. The map of the Heptarchy gave unanticipated currency to obsolete ... More


Conclusion

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Nineteenth-century maps for medieval history added nothing new to the ways in which the past is portrayed. Examples of these methods, or types, can be detected in the earliest period and continue to ... More


Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous: The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary

Graham Shipley (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620917
eISBN:
9781789623680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The text of the Periplous or ‘circumnavigation’ that survives under the name of Skylax of Karyanda is in fact by an unknown author of the 4th century BC. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean ... More


The Self and the Underworld

Emma Gee

in Selfhood and the Soul: Essays on Ancient Thought and Literature in Honour of Christopher Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777250
eISBN:
9780191823015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777250.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

‘The Self and the Underworld’ explores the journey of the soul in the afterlife in terms of the eschatological chronotope, the own special imaginary time–space zone of the ‘other world’. Texts from ... More


The Road Map

Emma Gee

in Mapping the Afterlife: From Homer to Dante

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190670481
eISBN:
9780190670511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670481.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter studies the underworld journey of Virgil, Aeneid 6. It examines a series of possible models for afterlife space in Aen. 6. In particular it looks at the underworld journey of Aen. 6 in ... More


Proserpina’s Tapestry, Strabo’s Cloak

Emma Gee

in Mapping the Afterlife: From Homer to Dante

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190670481
eISBN:
9780190670511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670481.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter studies the De raptu Proserpinae (Rape of Persephone) by the fourth-century CE poet Claudian, in particular its image of world order, the Tapestry of Proserpina at DRP 1.246–72. The ... More


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