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The Officially Approved Woman Mystic and Her Supporters

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As the convent increasingly became a venue of ‘aristocratization’, those mystics who received ‘official’ approval tended to be women from privileged and educated families. Further, convents ... More


Public Subscriptions and Loans as Social Capital in the Hellenistic City: Reciprocity, Performance, Commemoration

Angelos Chaniotis

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Public subscriptions (epidoseis) played a significant part in public finances in the Hellenistic period. They have been studied primarily as a phenomenon of Greek civic finances. This chapter is ... More


Introduction

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey

in Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678136
eISBN:
9780191757686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678136.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The Introduction argues that preventive medicine has been relatively neglected by early modern medical historians in favour of medical treatment. It challenges perceptions that healthy-living advice ... More


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