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Introduction: Greek Science in Context

T. E. Rihll

in Science and Mathematics in Ancient Greek Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198152484
eISBN:
9780191710049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152484.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book presents a historiography of science in ancient Greece. Current research on Greek science reveals new interests, which can be organised under four broad categories: the relation between ... More


Early Mounds and Monumental Art in Ancient Amazonia: History, Scale, Function, and Social Ecology

Anna C. Roosevelt, J. Douglas, B. Bevan, Maura Imazio da Silveira, and L. Brown

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A truism of the study of ancient complex societies has been that only centralized, stratified, fully agricultural complex societies have what it takes to need, build, maintain, and use monumental ... More


Between Slavery and Freedom

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Distinctions between slaves and free persons were far from clear-cut as far as status, work, and lifestyle were concerned. In their dependence on the householder, women and minors often resembled ... More


Introduction

J. N. ADAMS and SIMON SWAIN

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Language contact intruded into virtually every aspect of life in ancient societies, including high literature, law, medicine, magic, religion, provincial administration, army, and trade. This book ... More


The Manumission of Slaves

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The eventual manumission of slaves was an ideal held up by many ancient slaveholding societies. It is expressed in numerous Greek and Roman literary texts as well as in the Hebrew Bible and later ... More


Introduction

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This section provides an overview of the series of case studies presented in lectures focusing on the study of ancient Greek and Roman literature. It observes that our thinking about the place ... More


Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Were the builders of the famous earthworks and mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley, people we today call Ohio Hopewell, residentially mobile or sedentary populations? What role and meaning did Hopewell ... More


Final comments

P. H. Matthews

in What Graeco-Roman Grammar Was About

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198830115
eISBN:
9780191868467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830115.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This concluding chapter assesses the achievement of the Graeco-Roman grammarians, which can only be evaluated in its context. The context is in part that of their own profession, and the role it had, ... More


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