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Ritual Life at Medieval Hokkeji

Lori Meeks

in Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833947
eISBN:
9780824870737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833947.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the ritual life of the medieval Hokkeji community. The study and performance of ritual served Hokkeji nuns on a number of levels. It was through ritual practice that Hokkeji ... More


Conclusion

Emily A. Hemelrijk

in Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190251888
eISBN:
9780190251901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251888.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The conclusion evaluates women’s position in urban society of the Roman West. Attention is paid to the dichotomy between the city of Rome and other cities of Italy and the western provinces, between ... More


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