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The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Benjamin Sammons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study takes a fresh look at a familiar element of the Homeric epics—the poetic catalogue. It aims to uncover the great variety of functions fulfilled by catalogue as a manner of speech within ... More


Mail Order Retailing in Britain: A Business and Social History

Richard Coopey, Sean O'Connell, and Dilwyn Porter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198296508
eISBN:
9780191716638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296508.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Since its inception in the late 19th century, Britain's mail order industry both exploited and generated social networks in building its businesses. The common foundation of the sector was the agency ... More


Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Jiang Wu and Lucille Chia (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171601
eISBN:
9780231540193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A monumental work in the history of religion, the history of the book, the study of politics, and bibliographical research, this volume follows the making of the Chinese Buddhist canon from the ... More


Preface to International Catalogue of Recorded Folk Music

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0060
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Folk music is one of the good things of this world which, like freedom, health, and prosperity, one values most when one is in danger of losing it. There is, however, no need for despondency, for the ... More


The Chinese Buddhist Canon Through the Ages: Essential Categories and Critical Issues in the Study of a Textual Tradition

Jiang Wu

in Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171601
eISBN:
9780231540193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 1 offers an overview of the canon in history and the basic knowledge about the Chinese canon to orient the reader.


Fei Changfang’s Records of the Three Treasures Throughout the Successive Dynasties (Lidai sanbao ji 歷代三寶紀‎) and Its Role in the Formation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Tanya Storch

in Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171601
eISBN:
9780231540193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 stuides Fei Changfang's Lidai sanbaoji and argues that his work created a shift in the overall development of the canon by offering its users a shortened version, called ru zang mu, or ... More


1 1 The Vita Augustini

Erika T. Hermanowicz

in Possidius of Calama: A Study of the North African Episcopate in the Age of Augustine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236350
eISBN:
9780191717062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236350.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter analyzes the structure and purpose of the Vita Augustini, and is divided into three areas of discussion. First, Possidius wrote the biography to introduce and accompany Augustine's ... More


Foreword to the 1925 Pacific Biological Laboratories Catalog

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The 1925 Pacific Biological Laboratories catalog that Edward F. Ricketts produced was his first major scientific publication. A twenty-five-page, letter-size volume, it is bound in a dark-brown paper ... More


Large Projects and Small Resources: Late Medieval Liturgical Offices

Andrew Hughes

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes first the process and problems associated with the production of an electronic database incorporating the texts of, some of the chants of, and information about 1200 late ... More


CANTUS and Tonaries

Lora Matthews and Paul Merkley

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One of the results of extensive research on Northern European tonaries was a database of this material. This database is similar to CANTUS, the large and growing on-line database for Gregorian chant ... More


The Genesis of Homeric Poetry (a Brief Synthesis): The ‘Intemporizing’ Cataloguer

A. P. David

in The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a natural history or ‘just so’ story of how Homeric poetry came about in place of the fantasy of generations of extemporizing bards, and the crudity of metrical building blocks. A ... More


THE DISTRIBUTION OF VENETIAN MUSIC BOOKS

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter moves to the wider international world of book distribution. It discusses the complicated networks that existed between Venetian bookmen with agents, book carriers, and foreign printers. ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Sammons

in The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After brief orientation, a first section discusses the treatment of catalogue poetry in Homeric scholarship, with emphasis on recent theories that see the form as a template for narrative or a device ... More


The Iliadic Catalogue of Ships

Benjamin Sammons

in The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the famous “Catalogue of Ships” from Iliad (2.484–760). It argues that the catalogue functions as a kind of episode that caps off the narrative and thematic structure of Book 2. ... More


Catalogs

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines catalogs, which are a vital component of European print culture. Catalogs from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth centuries primarily fall into these two categories: ... More


Library Catalogues: From Literary Description to Literary Self‐Description

Yun Lee Too

in The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199577804
eISBN:
9780191722912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577804.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 examines the ways in which the library was catalogued so that people would know where to find things in a body of works and in individuals' works. It traces this impulse back to statements ... More


Plato's Hesiod: An acquired taste?

G. W. Most

in Plato and Hesiod

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236343
eISBN:
9780191717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236343.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

By analysing the pattern of Hesiodic quotations across Plato's works, this chapter concludes that Plato came to admire and use Hesiod — especially the Works and Days — more as he got older. The ... More


Catalog Connections

Lois K. Geller

in Response: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158694
eISBN:
9780199849420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158694.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter describes briefly the three basic types of catalogs namely: retail, business-to-, and consumer specialty. There are many different phases and hundreds of details in designing a catalog ... More


John Norton, John Bill, and the Frankfurt Catalogues

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Norton and Bill's continental trips and their origins, what they bought and sold abroad, and the nature of their engagement with continental businesses in the production of ... More


Economic Specialization: Pathways to Change

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industries, firms, and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles did not plan the economic divergence of their regions. They faced challenges from the restructuring of the Old Economy and ... More


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