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 “The Jew Has Died and the Hebrew Has Been Born”: Making and Locating Cultural Traditions

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.00010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As the Yishuv grew demographically, the distinctive national culture that emerged necessitated a renegotiation of national centers and peripheries. Zionism's geographical rearrangement of Jewish life ... More


 Early Years: 1891–1914

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi: Scientist and Philosopher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195174335
eISBN:
9780199835706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517433X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michael Polanyi was born in Budapest on March 11, 1891 to Mihály Pollacsek and Cecile Wohl, the fifth of their six children. This chapter describes Polanyi's family and cultural heritage, his ... More


Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Mario C. D. Paganini

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This is the first complete study of all the documentation relevant to the gymnasium and gymnasial life in Egypt at the time of the Ptolemies, the longest-reigning Hellenistic Royal House (323–30 BC). ... More


Red, White, and Blue and Mexican: Mexican Americans in Midcentury Chicago

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1940s a new Mexican American generation emerged. The children of immigrants grew up as Chicagoans, attending ethnically diverse schools and living in mixed neighborhoods. The parish anchored ... More


Who Were the Neoi?

Nigel Kennell

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reassesses several important aspects of Clarence Forbes' classic study, Neoi: A Contribution to the Study of Greek Associations, in the light of new evidence that has emerged and new ... More


Clothes Make the Man: A Photo Essay on Russian Jewish School Uniforms

Eliyana R. Adler

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter uses memoirs and photographs to investigate the role of the Russian secondary-school uniform in Jewish identity and society. It discusses this secondary result of Jews entering Russian ... More


A Weimar Golden Age: 1770 to 1832

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar's Golden Age between 1770 and 1832. During that period, Weimar was the capital of one of four independent Saxon duchies, in an area now called Thuringia, in the centre ... More


Introduction

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The Introduction provides a background to set the book’s argument into the larger context of the Hellenistic world. After giving a brief account of Hellenism in Egypt before and after Alexander’s ... More


The Institution

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Attention is devoted to the diffusion, terminology, and foundation of the institution of the gymnasium in Ptolemaic Egypt, including the possible link with the army and the evidence from archaeology. ... More


The Gymnasium at Alexandria

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is solely devoted to the discussion of the gymnasium of Alexandria. Through the analysis of both literary and documentary sources, it appears clear that the gymnasium of Alexandria ... More


Legal Status of Gymnasia

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the legal status and the financing of the gymnasia of Egypt. In the Greek poleis of Egypt, the gymnasium may have at first been run privately but subsequently controlled by ... More


Gymnasial Status

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The status of the members of the gymnasium is investigated in this chapter, with special attention to the organization of the younger users, to the gymnasial community as a well-defined body, and to ... More


Outsiders: Integration and Rejection

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the treatment of outsiders and on the possible procedures for inclusion in the gymnasia of Hellenistic Egypt: attention is devoted in particular to Egyptians, Judaeans, and ... More


Living the Greek Way

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter moves its attention to the activities performed on the premises of the gymnasia of Egypt, in order to get a sense of the institution’s daily life, which represented the result of a ... More


The Gymnasium and Greek Identity

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on questions of identity more clearly and provides an analysis of its different implications, to show how the communities of the gymnasia of Hellenistic Egypt, while following ... More


The End of the Little Liberal Arts College

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Jesuit objections to the changes introduced at Harvard by President Charles W. Eliot. Catholic efforts to reform American Catholic higher education. Fordham students and alumni rally to support U.S. ... More


From the Gymnasium to the Wedding: Eros in Athenian Art and Cult

Emma Stafford

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter reviews representations of Eros personified in Attic art alongside what we know of Eros' cult at Athens, evidence which has an important contribution to make to our understanding of the ... More


Inequality in Transitions to Secondary School and Tertiary Education in Germany

Martin Neugebauer, David Reimer, Steffen Schindler, and Volker Stocké

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers class inequalities in Germany for cohorts born in the 1980s and 1990s. It focuses on the transitions from primary school to the classical academic track, Gymnasium and from ... More


Armoury of the Bricoleur?: The Disparate Origins of Auxiliary Equipment

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Recent scholarship has usefully applied Lévi-Strauss’ bricolage metaphor to examine the way in which new forms of ‘Roman’ identity emerged through the incorporation of pre-existing elements. This ... More


The Mind Set Free: Preparing a Liberal Society in the 1840s

in Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how young Franz Exner came to seek a model of a post-dogmatic mind. Franz Exner was a Gymnasium student during the calm and optimistic years after the defeat of Napoleon. He ... More


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