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Negotiating Kinship

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter demonstrates how kinship was demonstrated in Sui-Tang, Turko-Mongol, and Eastern Eurasian societies. It takes a look at the two primary types of kinship bonds in foreign and domestic ... More


Marriage: A Fundamental Element of Imperial Statecraft

Judith Herrin

in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153216
eISBN:
9781400845217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153216.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the theme of marriage in imperial statecraft. Like many other features of medieval organization, the Ottomans inherited and adapted a diplomatic system from Byzantium. In his ... More


Marital alliances and the choice of spouse

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter Two examines the marital choices of artisan and llaurador women in late medieval Valencia and argues that because of their socio-economic and immigrant background, labouring-status women ... More


Lordship in four realms

Colin Veach

in Lordship in four realms: The Lacy family, 11661241

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089374
eISBN:
9781781706916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089374.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Hugh and Walter de Lacy had a number of ways by which to control their surroundings, both intensively (through tenure and the control of courts) and by tribute (receiving acknowledgements of superior ... More


Marital Relations

Lisa Sousa

in The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 examines marital relations in indigenous communities of highland Mexico. The first part of the chapter reveals the social, political, and economic significance of marriage to shed light on ... More


The Paradox of Helen: Genealogies and Textual Hierarchies in Orlando furioso, Canto XXXIV

Eleonora Stoppino

in Genealogies of Fiction: Women Warriors and the Dynastic Imagination in the Orlando Furioso

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823240371
eISBN:
9780823240418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240371.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter centers on the figure of Lidia and the violence of dynastic foundation. It considers a particular case of intertextuality in the Furioso, and defines entrelacement as the principle by ... More


Mainland Greece and the Diadochoi

Christopher de Lisle

in Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with Agathokles’ relations with the cities of mainland Greece and the Macedonian warlords. Ties with mainland Greece were already deep at the start of Agathokles’ reign; ... More


Matches Made in Court, not in Heaven

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explains how the accession of James VI of Scotland to the English crown transformed his two elder children into hotly desired marriage material, and how proposals were received from all ... More


Introduction

Brendan Smith

in Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199594757
eISBN:
9780191756313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594757.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Understanding of late medieval Irish history is enhanced by a regional approach, and it is also helpful to recognize that Ireland was part of a larger, late medieval, English world. The source ... More


‘The Poor Commons’, 1405–1450

Brendan Smith

in Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199594757
eISBN:
9780191756313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594757.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Disputes among the O’Neills provided respite for the settlers in Louth, and the government encouraged marriage alliances between the English and the Irish. The Talbot–Ormond feud encompassed the ... More


Networking through Sound Establishments: How Gladstone Could Make Dissenting Sense

Clyde Binfield

in Gladstone Centenary Essays

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239253
eISBN:
9781846313202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239253.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the parallels between the Gladstones and the Kennedys. The name ‘Gladstone’ has become synonymous with a myth which would have disturbed patriarch Sir ... More


The Kingdom Becomes an Independent State

Duane W. Roller

in Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190887841
eISBN:
9780197500552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887841.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Mithridates I the Founder was succeeded in 266 BC by his little-known son Ariobarzanes, whose son Mithridates II came to the throne in the early 240s BC and became the first powerful king of the new ... More


Demetrius and Phila

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The death of Alexander the Great brings a great deal of political upheaval to the empire, and Alexander’s generals are quick to react. After being threatened by Perdiccas, Antigonus Monophthalmus ... More


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