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The Use and Survival of Coins and of Gold and Silver in the Vesuvian Cities

Jean Andreau

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines monetization in early imperial Italy. Evidence from Vesuvian cities is compared with evidence from other sites. It is shown that in Graeco-Roman antiquity, coins were by far the ... More


Criteria for the Presence of Barbarians in the Population of Early Olbia

S. D. KRYZHITSKIY

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Historians of the ancient states of the north coast of the Black Sea were often faced by the challenge on how to estimate the presence of barbarians in the populations of early communities. Although ... More


A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

Lauren Winner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124699
eISBN:
9780300168662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124699.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the physical objects found in elite Virginia households of the eighteenth century to discover what they can tell us about their owners' lives and religious practices. The author ... More


The Second Burnt Group of Ramesses II

Valentina Gasperini

in Tomb Robberies at the End of the New Kingdom: The Gurob Burnt Groups Reinterpreted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198818786
eISBN:
9780191917271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818786.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Egyptian Archaeology


Prologue

Donald G. Godfrey

in C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038280
eISBN:
9780252096150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038280.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This prologue recounts C. Francis Jenkins' first-ever demonstration of his camera-projector on a makeshift screen. Jenkins premiered his invention on June 6, 1894, for a small group of family and ... More


Metaphysics of Clothing

Emanuele Coccia

in Sensible Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explains what it means to have the possibility to dress oneself by focusing on the metaphysics of clothing. It argues that every article of clothing satisfies both biological necessities ... More


Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America

Lynn S. Neal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892709
eISBN:
9781479810918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892709.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Religion in Vogue provides readers with a unique approach to the study of popular culture and American religion. Through its analysis of numerous primary sources ranging from fashion magazines to ... More


I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

David R. Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

There was no standard treatment for prisoners-of-war (POW) during the American Civil War by either the Union or the Confederacy. Each side struggled with the incarceration and civilized treatment of ... More


Vergiftete Gaben: Violating the Laws of Hospitality in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s “Das Fräulein von Scuderi”

Peter Erickson

in E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter shows how the novella represents transgression against the law and custom on more levels than perhaps any other work by Hoffmann, as it penetrates the psychology of the criminal mind, ... More


I 10, 4: Casa del Menandro

Roger Ling, Paul Arthur, Georgia Clarke, Estelle Lazer, Lesley A. Ling, Peter Rush, and Andrew Waters

in The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii: Volume 1: The Structures

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198134091
eISBN:
9780191916465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198134091.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

As stated in part one, the casa del menandro occupied more than half of the insula at the time of Pompeii’s burial; it is thus by far the largest property ... More


I 10, 7: Casa del Fabbro

Roger Ling, Paul Arthur, Georgia Clarke, Estelle Lazer, Lesley A. Ling, Peter Rush, and Andrew Waters

in The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii: Volume 1: The Structures

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198134091
eISBN:
9780191916465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198134091.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

In its present form the casa del fabbro is an attenuated and relatively cramped property. Not only is the width of its atrium complex so restricted as to ... More


The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

Wendy Doniger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190267117
eISBN:
9780190621759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Why are sex and jewelry so often connected? What does an anxiety about the authenticity of fake jewelry have to do with the authenticity of fake women, which is to say untrue, unfaithful, promiscuous ... More


The Wadi Zone Campus, Citadel, and C3 Bath

Simon James

in The Roman Military Base at Dura-Europos, Syria: An Archaeological Visualization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198743569
eISBN:
9780191916878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743569.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

From the junction of H and 8th Sts, which gave access to the twin main axes of the military base zone on the plateau, H St led S to the bulk of the civil ... More


Who Lived and Worked in the Base?

Simon James

in The Roman Military Base at Dura-Europos, Syria: An Archaeological Visualization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198743569
eISBN:
9780191916878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743569.003.0024
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Information about the specific imperial military contingents resident in the city, and their composition, comes from formal inscriptions, dipinti, ... More


Total Landscapes (250 BC to the Early Roman Period)

Richard Bradley, Colin Haselgrove, Marc Vander Linden, and Leo Webley

in The Later Prehistory of North-West Europe: The Evidence of Development-Led Fieldwork

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199659777
eISBN:
9780191918285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659777.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By the late first century BC, most of north-west Europe had been incorporated into the Roman Empire or had fallen under its shadow. This has profoundly affected how ... More


Expressions of the Elites

David A. Hinton

in Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264537
eISBN:
9780191919299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264537.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Because both Gildas and Bede wrote of mutual antipathy between Britons and Anglo-Saxons, it used to be thought self-evident that their hostility was expressed by the ... More


Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

Jane Lovegrove

in Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693580
eISBN:
9780191918414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693580.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Each year hundreds of millions of people contract an infection while in the receipt of heath care. At any time 1.4 million people worldwide are suffering ... More


Strategies for Research

Steven Kim

in Essence of Creativity: A Guide to Tackling Difficult Problems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060171
eISBN:
9780197560136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060171.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The purpose of research is to acquire knowledge. In pure fields such as philosophy or science, the pursuit of knowledge is ideally an open-minded affair engaged in for ... More


The Ethnologist’s Jewels

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

the structure of the world and of the human mind


Mining, Metals, and Armor

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyzes metals based manufacturing in its various forms: mining, ore processing, general metalwork, jewelry and ornaments, coinage, bronze armor, shields, and knives. It considers the ... More


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