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Ethnics as Personal Names

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter does not provide a list of ethnics used as personal names. Rather, in the same manner as in earlier chapters, it presents indications of the probable range of factors, material and ... More


Greek Ethnic Terminology

P. M. Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume is a contribution to the study of the ancient Greek vocabulary used to describe the local origins of individuals. It sheds light on ancient grammarians, and other ancient writers (many of ... More


Thessalian Personal Names and the Greek Lexicon

José-Luis García Ramón

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the Greek lexicon and Thessalian personal names. It provides an overview of personal names according to the current conventional classification and a more detailed analysis of ... More


Some Conclusions

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the subject of names and naming patterns in England from 1538 to 1700. This ... More


Was there an Anthroponymy of Euboian Origin in the Chalkido-Eretrian Colonies of the West and of Thrace?

Denis Knoepfler

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the onomastics of the Euboian colonies of Sicily, Magna Graecia, and Thrace to determine the continuities with the names of the mother cities of Eretria and Chalkis. The ... More


Greek Reinterpretation of Iranian Names by Folk Etymology

RÜdiger Schmitt

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the interpretation of Iranian names in Greek by so-called folk etymology. It explains that folk etymology is the phenomenon by which a personal name is assimilated according to ... More


Introduction

Elaine Matthews

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the origins of ancient Greek personal names. The chapters in this book are from the second Lexicon of Greek Personal Names ... More


The Ptolemaic Garrison of Hermoupolis Magna

Peter M. Fraser

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the personal names of people in the garrison town of Hermoupolis Magna in Middle Egypt in the last quarter of the second century BC. It evaluates whether it is possible to ... More


Thracian Personal Names and Military Settlements in Hellenistic Bithynia1

Thomas Corsten

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Thracian personal names in military settlements in the Hellenistic region of Bithynia. It analyses the distribution of Thracian names on monuments and inscriptions in the ... More


Summary and Further Consequences

Philomen Probert

in Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279609
eISBN:
9780191707292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter draws together results and suggests that the accentual stability of very frequent words and of words containing frequent and synchronically recognized suffixes both result from the ... More


Introduction

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The naming of children is a common human act of fundamental significance. Its study, in a historical context, has been much neglected, and its importance ... More


‘Ye Shall Know Them by Their Names’: Names and Identity among the Irish and the English

Paul Russell

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter aims to address several questions concerning the identification of Irishmen in England in the period before the arrival of the Vikings. It focuses on the onosmatic aspects of the ... More


Personal Names

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the fifty most popular boys' and girls' names in use in England between the commencement of parochial registration and ... More


Constructing the Self: Name, Gender,Career, and Privacy

Thomas M. Franck

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the direction in which various states and their legal systems are moving in respect of other matters pertaining to individual identity: the choice of career, of gender, and of ... More


Aeginetan Epinician Culture: Naming, Ritual, and Politics

David Fearn

in Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry: Myth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546510
eISBN:
9780191594922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Taking as its point of departure the prevalence of catalogues of family victories and the unusual emphasis on personal names in extant Aeginetan epinician poetry, this chapter asks important ... More


The Sources of English Names

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The history of the sources of English names has been the subject of some debate, but little controversy over the course of the last 130 years. ... More


The Person of the Father

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Once he has given his exposition of the divine persons in their plurality, which was based on the notion of person, and which in its turn was built on the analysis of procession and relation, Thomas ... More


Names, Naming Patterns, and Godparents

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter is based entirely upon evidence from those parish registers in which detailed mention is made of a child's godparents. It offers an ... More


Names and Social Status 1590–1700: A Comparative Study

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Were men, right from their entry into life, rendered distinct from other men by the name given at their baptism? Is this where English society ... More


Analysis of Chapter Three (479)

Solomon I. Sara

in Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As a first formalization of the grammar of Arabic, Sībawayh in his book isolates the regularities he finds in the language according to the patterns of the language, and calls this pattern Giyās. ... More


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