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Garrisons and Grain: Sicily between the Punic Wars

John Serrati

in Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the role of the Romans in Sicily between the First and Second Punic Wars, and illustrates the island's role in the development of Roman provinciae, demonstrating that early ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VI and VII

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688782
eISBN:
9781800343009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688782.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Augustine's Book VI and VII of The City of God, which refutes the pagans' claims that the Roman deities had ensured unbroken success in the acquisition and growth of empire. ... More


Varieties of Magical Experience: Aleister Crowley’s Views on Occult Practice 1

Marco Pasi

in Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter centers on two features of Crowley's esoteric work, which are magic and Yoga. It shows how Crowley changed the understanding and epistemological interpretation of occult practice, and ... More


Plutarchan Prosopography: The Cursus Honorum

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reviews Plutarch’s unusual familiarity with the Roman senatorial career pattern, the cursus honorum. A Roman statesman was honoured according to the offices he had held, the victories he ... More


Introduction to Roman Contract Law

Bruce W. Frier

in A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573211
eISBN:
9780197581117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573211.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction surveys the development of Roman contract law through the Edict of the Urban Praetor and the writings of the Roman jurists. Emphasis is particularly on three concepts central to the ... More


Rome

Roy K. Gibson

in Man of High Empire: The Life of Pliny the Younger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780199948192
eISBN:
9780190094003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948192.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with events in Rome from Pliny’s youth and early manhood: his education as an orator under Quintilian, first appearance in a trial, early steps along the cursus honorum towards ... More


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