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Making a business of time

Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on chronography, that is, the scholarly field which concerns the organization and articulation of time. It examines the extant fragments of the ancient chronographic tradition, ... More


The Three Hermeses

Kevin van Bladel

in The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195376135
eISBN:
9780199871636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376135.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Book of the Thousands (Kitāb al-Ulūf), written in Arabic in the middle of the 9th century by the astrologer Abū Maʿšar of Balkh, contained an important account of not one but three ancient sages ... More


Filipino Time: Affective Worlds and Contracted Labor

Allan Punzalan Isaac

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298525
eISBN:
9781531500542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298525.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Filipino Time examines how a variety of immaterial labor performed by Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world, while producing bodily and affective disciplines and dislocations, also ... More


On the Religious Year

Domenico Agostini and Samuel Thrope

in The Bundahišn: The Zoroastrian Book of Creation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190879044
eISBN:
9780190879075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879044.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 25 addresses everyday timekeeping, including the calendar, the divisions of the year, the lengths of day and night, and the periods of the day. The chapter refers to three different calendars ... More


What Happened after Eusebius? Chronicles and Narrative Identities in the Fourth Century

Peter Van Nuffelen

in Rhetoric and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198813194
eISBN:
9780191851216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813194.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chronicle of Eusebius, published in 325AD, was the subject of a wide range of responses by scholars of the fourth century. If a few simply adopted his framework, others sought to reintroduce the ... More


Virgil’s Roman chronography: A reconsideration

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The paper considers the significance and unique character in the Aeneid of the number 333. The paper traces in some detail the chronological outline of sources on the date for the foundation of Rome ... More


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