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Editing the Nation: Classical Scholarship in Greece, c.1930

Constanze Güthenke

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes the example of the Greek classical philologist Ioannis Sykoutris (1901–37) to show the interplay between classical scholarship and national discourses. Sykoutris's controversial ... More


An Erastian Descent: History and Establishment in the Thought of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley and E. A. Freeman

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

E. A. Freeman’s distaste for Erastianism, his contempt for Whigs, and his equivocal interventions in debates on disestablishment and disendowment are well-attested. Yet the career of Arthur Penrhyn ... More


Genesis 3: 22–24: The Expulsion Narrative

Peter Thacher Lanfer

in Remembering Eden: The Reception History of Genesis 3: 22–24

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926749
eISBN:
9780199950591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926749.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter One outlines the sources, methods, and goals of this project. Firstly, this chapter argues against the marginality of the expulsion narrative in early Jewish and Christian interpretations of ... More


Introduction

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction defines the Greek love novel, or ‘ideal’ novel, and considers its relation to other strains of Graeco‐Roman prose fiction. It reviews the history and the current relevance of ... More


How Donne Read Augustine

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents the first sustained study of Donne's reading and his scholarly methods, through paying detailed attention to his use of Saint Augustine's works. The chapter situates Donne's ... More


‘A Peculiar Problem’: A Short History of Scholarship on the Essenes

Joan E. Taylor

in The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199554485
eISBN:
9780191745911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

The history of scholarship on the Essenes has been one embedded within a large project to define Judaism at the time of Jesus. This was generally done with underlying assumptions about the ... More


Anthony Grafton

Alexander Bevilacqua and Frederic Clark

in Thinking in the Past Tense: Eight Conversations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226601175
eISBN:
9780226601342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226601342.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Interview with Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University. Topics include intellectual history; historiography; history of scholarship; historical ... More


Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Jan Machielsen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The protagonist of this study, the Jesuit Martin Delrio (1551–1608), is a largely forgotten figure, purposefully elided from many of the scholarly and religious spheres to which he contributed. To ... More


Introduction: Modern Scholarship on the Homeric Hymns: Foundational Issues

Andrew Faulkner

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter gives an overview of issues central to the interpretation of the Homeric Hymns, and provides a foundation for approaching the arguments advanced in the subsequent chapters of the book. ... More


Introduction: A Century of Manilian Scholarship

Katharina Volk

in Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586462
eISBN:
9780191724961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586462.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an overview of scholarship on Manilius’ Astronomica from the early twentieth century onward. After a discussion of editions and textual studies beginning with Housman, it ... More


‘A piece of work which would occupy some years…’ Oxford University Press Archive Files 814152, 814173, 814011

John Henderson

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Walbank's engagement with Polybius and subsequently with his commentary on Polybius, whose origins and development towards publication is charted against the ... More


How the Qur’an Has Been Read So Far: A Sketch of Research

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

A sketch of the previous research on the Qur’an is provided in detail. The overview of approaches and results in Western research goes back to the nineteenth century, following the story of Qur’an ... More


Introduction ‘Skoptic Epigram’

GIDEON NISBET

in Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire: Martial's Forgotten Rivals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263370
eISBN:
9780191718366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263370.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter clarifies terminology, outlines the book's scope and rationale, reflects briefly on the state of play in skoptic epigram scholarship, and identifies some key methodological ... More


Introduction *

Scott Mandelbrote

in Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199608416
eISBN:
9780191755422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608416.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The introduction establishes the centrality of the Bible to Protestant dissent. It begins by setting out the persistent claim by British dissenters that their theology, ecclesiology, worship and ... More


Conder and Sons: Dissent and the Oriental Bible in Nineteenth-Century Britain *

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199608416
eISBN:
9780191755422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608416.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter uses the case study of the Congregational journalist and scholar Josiah Conder (1789-1855) to explore the sustained and pragmatic engagement of evangelical nonconformists with the ... More


Some History of Scholarship: An Unhelpful Question and Some Helpful Ones

Philomen Probert

in Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Modern discussion of the Latin accent can be said to have begun in earnest with the publication of Weil and Benloew’s Théorie générale de l’accentuation latine in 1855. Responses to this work divided ... More


Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Brittany E. Wilson

in Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325009
eISBN:
9780190229191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325009.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 1 begins with a brief history of scholarship on masculinity in Lukan studies, starting with Foucault, and a working definition of the term “masculinity.” The chapter then turns to Luke-Acts ... More


Introduction: Ecce Sappho

Thea S. Thorsen

in Roman Receptions of Sappho

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829430
eISBN:
9780191867958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829430.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Within a framework that shows how Sappho’s reception in antiquity has important implications for Sappho scholarship, our understanding of Roman poetry, and of classical reception studies in general, ... More


Broken Masks: Skoptic Epigram’s Identity Crisis

GIDEON NISBET

in Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire: Martial's Forgotten Rivals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263370
eISBN:
9780191718366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263370.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deconstructs the textual evidence adduced by scholars attempting to establish the historical identities of Loukillios and Nikarkhos, and critiques their motivations. Stereotyped ... More


The Greek Gods in Modern Scholarship: Interpretation and Belief in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Germany and Britain

Michael D. Konaris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198737896
eISBN:
9780191801426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737896.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book examines major theories of interpretation of the Greek gods in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century German and British scholarship, and their implications and influence with a primary, ... More


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