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CONCLUSION

Nicholas Hammond

in Playing with Truth: Language and the Human Condition in Pascal's Pensées

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158936
eISBN:
9780191673412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158936.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The eighteenth-century discussion of ‘pensées détachées’ sums up the central concerns of this book. The persuasive process of the Pensées is energised by the reader's active participation in sorting ... More


De Memoria et Reminiscentia 1 450a10

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter offers an interpretation of the passage in De Memoria et Reminiscentia 1 which aims to show that memory does not belong to the rational capacity of the soul, but rather to what ... More


Conclusion

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The conclusion discusses the common sense as envisioned by Aristotle, particularly what he himself designates with the phrase and what we should designate as the Aristotelian notion of the common ... More


Introduction

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Memoria, the liturgical commemoration of the dead, is one of the best-studied phenomena in medieval history. From difficult sources such as ‘Books of Life’ and necrologies, they ... More


Individuals

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the ideas of the preachers about political virtue, another theme that bridges the gap between political history and the study of mentalities. It presents ideas about kingship ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section explores two important themes in the theory and teaching of grammar: the so-called ablative absolute and the ‘habit’ of etymology. The grammatical description of ablative absolute was ... More


My Experience and Experiments in Caribbean Dance

Ramiro Guerra and Melinda Mousouris (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ramiro Guerra, the fountainhead of Cuban modern dance, looks back on this life and work, from his childhood in Havana in the 1930s, to becoming a dancer and beginning to transcend the conventions of ... More


Conclusion: Some Thoughts on Memory Museums

Anne Lambright

in Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post-Shining Path Peru

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382516
eISBN:
9781786945471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382516.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion ties together the themes of transitional justice, nation building, and ethnicity by briefly examining three “memory museums”: the Lugar de la Memoria in Lima, and two museums in ... More


Memory as Motive in Tacitus

Alain M. Gowing

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the way the imperial historian Tacitus (c.AD 56–after 117) adduces memory as motive in his historical works, the Annals and the Histories. Building on the connection in Roman ... More


Memory Games Disgrace and Rehabilitation in the Early Principate

Harriet I. Flower

in The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830635
eISBN:
9781469603438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877463_flower.10
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the beginning of the principate, which marked the introduction of changes to virtually every area of the political and social life of Rome's leading citizens and of their ... More


Black Holes and Revelations: The Risiera, the Foibe, and the Making of an “Italian Tragedy”

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 5 focuses on two memorials in Trieste, the Risiera di San Sabba, a former Nazi-Fascist death camp, and the Foiba di Basovizza, which commemorates the killing of Italian civilians by Yugoslav ... More


Transforming Memory into Literary Narratives about the Past

Eve-Marie Becker

in The Birth of Christian History: Memory and Time from Mark to Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300165098
eISBN:
9780300165371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300165098.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter reflects on the early Christian shape of literary religious memory. The earliest Christian memorial culture does not stand alone. In order to develop, especially by literary means, it ... More


Early Cistercian Theology in England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of early Cistercian theology in England, focusing on key figures and ideas that will be important for the subsequent history of English mysticism. It begins with ... More


Female Piety: Women’s Relationships with the Living, the Dead, and the Divine

Simone Laqua-O’Donnell

in Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683314
eISBN:
9780191763236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683314.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

By examining a large number of civic wills, this chapter explores the profile of popular piety in the seventeenth century with particular focus on women. The parish as well as different charitable ... More


Epilogue: The History of Memory

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The epilogue examines the 2011 human rights march in Buenos Aires on the National Day of Memory for Truth and Justice (Día Nacional de la Memoria por la Verdad y la Justicia), the anniversary of the ... More


Vitruvius, man?

John Oksanish

in Vitruvian Man: Rome under Construction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696986
eISBN:
9780190697013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696986.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 1 surveys what little we can say with reasonable certainty about Vitruvius’s life and the circumstances surrounding De architectura’s publication. Our knowledge of the historical Vitruvius is ... More


History from the ground up: Vitruvius’s “textual” monuments

John Oksanish

in Vitruvian Man: Rome under Construction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696986
eISBN:
9780190697013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696986.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Vitruvius’s suggestion that De architectura will allow Augustus to comprehend buildings already built almost certainly points to the Augustan program of renovating buildings. But it also introduces ... More


Shaping Memory: History, Metaphor, and Narrative

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

One reason why the paradigm shift in the conceptual architecture of our ideas of remembering will not radically change the established view of memory any time soon is that the archival model is ... More


Functional Purpose

Stephen Blackwood

in The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This chapter places the Consolation’s system of metric repetition, outlined in the previous chapter, within the context of repetition and memory more generally, and especially as these were entwined ... More


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