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Introduction

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the basic ideas, questions, methods, and outline of the book. It provides an overview of earlier scholarship on the Roman triumph and discusses the possibilities and problems ... More


Setting the Frame Chronologically

Anthony Snodgrass

in Men of Bronze: Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143019
eISBN:
9781400846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143019.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter lays out the chronological framework for the history of hoplite warfare. It discusses the impact that the studies of Homeric warfare have had on the orthodoxy. This chapter considers the ... More


Sources 1108–1180

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the twelfth century, writing blossomed. It now spread to the swelling ranks of secular clerks, to servants in princely households, even to some ordinary townsmen. The men of the twelfth-century ... More


In Search of the Original Image of Viṭṭhal

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere

in Rise of a Folk God: Vitthal of Pandharpur

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777594
eISBN:
9780199919048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777594.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter argues that the image of Viṭṭhal described in the Māhātmyas is most closely replicated by that in the Viṭṭhal temple at Māḍhe (Madhe Taluka, Solapur District). Dhere shows that the ... More


Sexual Poetry

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses the influence of Ovid's Metamorphoses on William Shakespeare's poem Venus and Adonis. It suggests that the Metamorphoses may be considered the first sexual poetry ever written. ... More


Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Michael W. Dols

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is a study of madness in the medieval Islamic world. Using a wide variety of sources from history, literature, and art, the book explores beliefs about madness in Islamic society and examines ... More


Wang Guowei—From Antiquarianism to History

Shana J. Brown

in Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834982
eISBN:
9780824870249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834982.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Wang Guowei both preserved and irrevocably transformed Qing antiquarianism in the 1920s, and specifically how he harmonized jinshi with emerging scholarly discourse and ... More


Conclusion

Bridget Hill

in Servants: English Domestics in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206217
eISBN:
9780191677021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206217.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on domestic servants in England during the 18th century. The analyses reveals that the term domestic servant has been used loosely and that most ... More


Sources for the Study of Jerusalem

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642021
eISBN:
9780191738555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This section of the book contains a list of sources which aim to help the reader in the study of Jerusalem. It begins with literary sources including the Old Testament and the New Testament. It then ... More


The Frieze As History

Martin Beckmann

in The Column of Marcus Aurelius: The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834619
eISBN:
9781469603025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877777_beckmann.11
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter illustrates how the meager and frequently unreliable sources for the history of the reign of Marcus Aurelius make it almost impossible to reconstruct any more than a superficial account ... More


Fishing

Annalisa Marzano

in Harvesting the Sea: The Exploitation of Marine Resources in the Roman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199675623
eISBN:
9780191757167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675623.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents an overview of fishing in antiquity. It starts by discussing how fishing was constructed in literary works and figurative arts intended for an elite audience. Subsequently, it ... More


Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Garth Fowden

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236653
eISBN:
9780520929609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236653.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From the stony desolation of Jordan's desert, it is but a step through a doorway into the bath house of the Qusayr 'Amra hunting lodge. Inside, multicolored frescoes depict scenes from courtly life ... More


The Premises

G. Kratz Reinhard

in Historical and Biblical Israel: The History, Tradition, and Archives of Israel and Judah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728771
eISBN:
9780191795503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728771.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter I discusses crucial preliminary questions concerning the history of Israel and Judah, from the beginning and end of this history through the sources and setting to the origins of the people ... More


Introduction

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/9780190251888.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Starting from the question whether we may extrapolate from ‘women in Rome’ to ‘Roman women’, this chapter discusses the differences between Rome and the local cities and between the literary sources ... More


Historical Note

Walter Scott

Ainsley McIntosh (ed.)

in Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425193
eISBN:
9781474438711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425193.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This essay outlines the historical and political context for the breakdown in Anglo-Scottish relations that culminated in the Battle of Flodden and describes the unfolding and aftermath of the battle ... More


Playing Hardball?: India in International Negotiations

Amrita Narlikar and Aruna Narlikar

in Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199698387
eISBN:
9780191755972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698387.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the intellectual puzzle that underlies the book: to what extent does India's bargaining behaviour, as a rising power, reflect cultural continuities? It offers a discussion on ... More


The World that is the Book Paul Auster's Fiction

Aliki Varvogli

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236870
eISBN:
9781846314469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314469
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The book offers an analysis of Paul Auster's fiction. It explores the rich literary and cultural sources that Auster taps into in order to create compelling stories that investigate the nature of ... More


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