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Epilogue

Philip Burton

in Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the presentation of language acquisition given in the Confessions. It is argued that Augustine presents this as being two-edged; language permits the child to interact with ... More


Auctoritas and Representation: Augustus' Res gestae

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is one of two chapters to analyze actual monuments at Rome. Augustus' Res gestae was an inscription erected on pillars outside his Mausoleum on the Campus Martius but also copied and ... More


The nature and functions of historical exempla

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The variations in Cicero's use of historical exempla are enormous. This chapter deals with some of the major questions regarding Cicero's use of such exempla. How is a historical exemplum created? ... More


The Appeal Canons

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Serdican canons that accord a right of appeal to the bishop of Rome by a bishop who believes himself to have been unfairly judged by his peers have played an important part in the development of ... More


The Development of an Ecclesiastical Rule of Law

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Abundant evidence exists for the adaptation of civil practices, inclusive of the taking of minutes, for use in church councils. The minutes of the Council of Carthage held under Cyprian in September ... More


Sources

Timothy Bellamah, O.P.

in The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753604
eISBN:
9780199918812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753604.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 examines William’s use of sources. A hallmark of medieval commentary was extensive borrowing from the works of earlier writers. More specific to university commentary was the use of broader ... More


Imperium

Roberto Esposito

in The Origin of the Political: Hannah Arendt or Simone Weil?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276264
eISBN:
9780823277001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276264.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes how Weil overturns all of Arendt's affirmations by uncovering the double foundation of violence and deceit that underlies the Latin framework upon which Arendt's assertions ... More


Conclusion

James M. May

in Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter argues that the study of ethos in Ciceronian oratory is actually the story of the orator's struggle to establish an ethos of authority and exert it when it had been ... More


Aequum et iustum: On Dealing with the Law in the Province of Egypt

Andrea Jördens

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The relationship of Roman judges to native law has recently been discussed extensively by Alonso (2013) from a juristic perspective. This chapter explores the subject from a more historical ... More


Ambition 1877–81

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams was clearly worried about how her sex would affect her ability to fulfill her ambition. She believed that women should claim a place for themselves in the “busy, active world” but she ... More


Christianity and Authority in Late Antiquity: The Transformation of the Concept of Auctoritas

Karla Pollmann

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

Authority is the voluntary acceptance of the superiority of another person or an institution. Sociologically speaking, it plays an important role in preserving profitable, but potentially unstable ... More


Roman Orators between Greece and Rome: The Case of Cato the Elder, L. Crassus, and M. Antonius

Alexandra Eckert

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Roman ambivalence towards Greek culture in testimonies of Cato the Elder, L. Crassus, and M. Antonius. It investigates why these orators expressed feelings of ambivalence ... More


Law, Authority, and Power

Christopher W. B. Stephens

in Canon Law and Episcopal Authority: The Canons of Antioch and Serdica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732228
eISBN:
9780191796548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732228.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the authority of canon law in the fourth century and especially the manner by which that authority was achieved. It looks at the importance of episcopal representation at ... More


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