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Diet and culture at Sonso

Vernon Reynolds

in The Chimpanzees of the Budongo Forest: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515463
eISBN:
9780191705656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515463.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Chimpanzees spend 6-8 hours of each day feeding. Their foods are listed (in Appendix B) and their food preferences are described. Fleshy fruits are preferred, the favourite fruit being ripe figs, but ... More


The Berkeley Plato and the Renaissance

Stephen G. Miller

in The Berkeley Plato: From Neglected Relic to Ancient Treasure, An Archaeological Detective Story

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258334
eISBN:
9780520943599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258334.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Berkeley Plato itself provides two clues about its modern history. One is the fact that the phallus socket was filled with plaster just like the Bias now in the Vatican. This clear evidence of a ... More


Scripture Intersecting History: Mark's Eschatology

Marie Noonan Sabin

in Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143591
eISBN:
9780199834600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143590.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Sabin challenges the idea that the eschatology of Mark 13 warrants calling it “The Little Apocalypse,” showing how its outer frame begins with Jesus’ prediction of the destruction of the Temple, but ... More


From the Temple to the Cross: An Exegetical Journey

Marie Noonan Sabin

in Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143591
eISBN:
9780199834600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143590.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Sabin reads the Temple‐cleansing scene in the framework of Maccabees, The Parable of the Fig Tree in the context of Genesis, and the Parable of the Vineyard in the context of the Prophets, seeing ... More


Figs: Sweetness in a Southern Landscape

Bernard L. Herman

in A South You Never Ate: Savoring Flavors and Stories from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653471
eISBN:
9781469653495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653471.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Enormous fig trees reaching the eaves of a two-story house flourished in home gardens the length of the Eastern Shore from the early colonial period onward. Fig culture in the American South offers a ... More


Cophylogeny of Figs, Pollinators, Gallers, and Parasitoids

Summer I. Silvieus, Wendy L. Clement, and George D. Weiblen

in Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: The Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251328
eISBN:
9780520933828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251328.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Plant–insect cophylogeny has been investigated across a range of ecological conditions including herbivory, mutualism, and seed parasitism. It has been argued from phylogeny that non-pollinating seed ... More


Hermes and the Figs: On P.Oxy. 17.2084

Athanassios Vergados

in Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198777342
eISBN:
9780191823060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777342.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This chapter argues that the encomium to the fig preserved on P.Oxy. 17.2084 (third century ce) is a parody of an encomium, performed at a feast in honor of Hermes as a response to another ... More


Principles of Development and Evolution

Mary Jane West-Eberhard

in Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195122343
eISBN:
9780197561300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195122343.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

So far, I have outlined the general properties of phenotypes, shown how they relate to development, and presented a model of adaptive evolution based on ... More


Silent Films

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Hawks discusses his early comedy shorts he made during the silent era and his time as a producer for Paramount. He describes his close relationship with Victor Fleming and his ... More


The Love of Liberty Brought us Here

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Early on the morning of August 24, 1847, a single cannon shot booms from Monrovia’s Central Fort Hill to announce the dawn. The shot could have awakened the whole town, except most people are already ... More


The Fig Tree and the Laurel

John Freccero

Danielle Callegari and Melissa Swain (eds)

in In Dante's Wake: Reading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264278
eISBN:
9780823266760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264278.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Petrarch's reputation as the first humanist remains unshaken after six hundred years. Cultural historians have generally accepted his own estimate of himself as the man who inaugurated a new era, ... More


Indigeneity of Past Landscape Transformations of the Tropics

William Balée

in Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Indigeneity is the living heritage of traditional peoples. It includes not only their languages and cultures but their transformational etchings on landscapes—not just alterations in the form of ... More


Beneath the Fig Leaf: The Male Reproductive System and Genitalia

in The Lady Anatomist: The Life and Work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter identifies the ways in which Anna Morandi disrupted the patrilineal hold on the body by upending the tradition of the male scientific observer and the female anatomical subject. Morandi ... More


Fruit trees and nuts

Daniel Zohary, Ehud Weiss, and Maria Hopf*

in Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199549061
eISBN:
9780191810046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199549061.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of fruit-tree domestication, and its difference with grain crop agriculture. Grains and crops can be moved from one place to another after the harvest, ... More


Under Our Own Vine and Fig Tree: Creating an American Metaphor for Liberty in the New Nation

Daniel L. Dreisbach

in Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199987931
eISBN:
9780190624286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987931.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

George Washington and his contemporaries made numerous references to the ancient Hebrew blessing and prophetic vision of a New Jerusalem, in which every man sits in safety “under his vine and fig ... More


Plant-Animal Interactions

K. Greg Murray, Sharon Kinsman, and Judith L. Bronstein

in Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095609
eISBN:
9780197561546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095609.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The term “plant-animal interactions” includes a diverse array of biologically important relationships. Plant-herbivore relationships (in which an animal feeds on whole plants or parts of them) are ... More


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