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The Death of Scripture and the Rise of Biblical Studies

Michael Legaspi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394351
eISBN:
9780199777211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the Enlightenment, scholars guided by a new vision of a post-theological age did not simply investigate the Bible, they remade it. In place of the familiar scriptural Bibles that belonged to ... More


Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Philip Burton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book argues that Augustine's Confessions may fruitfully be read as a series of encounters with language and signs: as a baby learning to speak, as a schoolboy orator, student, professor of ... More


Beginning of a Friendship

Robin Small

in Nietzsche and Rée: A Star Friendship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278077
eISBN:
9780191602702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278075.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Presents the background to the formation of the friendship in 1876, by discussing Nietzsche’s early academic career and first important publications, The Birth of Tragedy and the Untimely ... More


Lewis Theobald: The Specialist Scholar and his Textual-Critical Practice

Simon Jarvis

in Scholars and Gentlemen: Shakespearean Textual Criticism and Representations of Scholarly Labour, 1725-1765

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182955
eISBN:
9780191673924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182955.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Lewis Theobald's own edition of William Shakespeare has received almost unanimous approval from subsequent, and especially from twentieth-century, historians of the subject. T. R. Lounsbury's lengthy ... More


The Mountain and the Molehill

John T. Hamilton

in Philology of the Flesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572826
eISBN:
9780226572963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572963.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the intellectual career of Friedrich Nietzsche and focuses on the thinker's shifting assessments of the value of philological labor. Readings move from a reconsideration of ... More


Introduction: Winckelmann and the imagined community of classical scholarship, 1790–1930

Katherine Harloe

in Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter seeks to redirects classicists’ attention to Winckelmann by examining the tradition of panegyric of him that played a central role in the self-representation of German classical ... More


The Early Period of Ueda Kazutoshi

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines Ueda Kazutoshi's criticism of traditional kokugaku and his acceptance of modern linguistics. The central figure behind the ideology of kokugo's prevalence in Meiji-era ... More


Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud

Miriam Leonard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226472478
eISBN:
9780226472492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472492.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

“What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” Asked by the early Christian Tertullian, this question was vigorously debated in the nineteenth century. While classics dominated the intellectual life of ... More


The Science of Describing: Natural History in Renaissance Europe

Brian W. Ogilvie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226620879
eISBN:
9780226620862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620862.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Out of the diverse traditions of medical humanism, classical philology, and natural philosophy, Renaissance naturalists created a new science devoted to discovering and describing plants and animals. ... More


Margaret Alford (5 September 1868–29 May 1951): The Unknown Pioneer

Roland Mayer

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Margaret Alford (1868–1951) must be counted as a female pioneer in the study of Latin language and literature in British academia. She was the head of the Latin Department at Bedford College, ... More


This is Not a Chapter About Jane Harrison: Teaching Classics at Newnham College, 1882–1922

Liz Gloyn

in Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725206
eISBN:
9780191792571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725206.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In 1882, a new era for women’s classics at Cambridge began following the reform of the Classical Tripos. This chapter traces the provision of classics at Newnham offered by Margaret de Gaudrion ... More


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