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Introduction

Grady L. Webster and Robert M. Rhode

in Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: Inventory of the Vascular Flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098305
eISBN:
9780520915930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098305.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Bosque Protector Maquipucuna, a private biological reserve of the Fundación Maquipucuna, lies on the western slopes of the Andes, bounded by steep valleys southeast of the town of Nanega, and ... More


Circumscription of the Region Covered by the Inventory

Grady L. Webster and Robert M. Rhode

in Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: Inventory of the Vascular Flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098305
eISBN:
9780520915930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098305.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The checklist presented in this book is an inventory of the vascular plants of Maquipucuna and adjacent cloud forest areas of the western Andean slopes in Ecuador. It covers the floristic area of ... More


Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations

Jonathan R. W. Prag

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter starts from an Attic funerary stele recording one Sōtērēs Sikeliōtis, and the issues this text raises about regional identities. The investigation of the nature and significance of ... More


The Concept of Provincia in Early Rome (to 367 BC)

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the concept of provincia as a specific sphere within which the imperium conferred the absolute (but vaguely defined) authority to give orders and to enforce one’s will. The ... More


From Command to Governance

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the origins and development of the territorial provinces; it explores how the geographic area of administration (the province) came to be different from the traditional ... More


The Late Republic (100 to 49 BC)

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the rapid development and manipulation of traditional ideas of provinciae. By the mid-first century BC, consuls were regularly receiving permanent provinciae as their ... More


Augustan Manipulation of Traditional Ideas of Provincial Governance

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines Augustus’s role as a provincial commander and his contribution to the evolution of Roman provincial command. In particular, Augustus took advantage of changes in the ... More


Conclusion

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter summarizes the main points of previous chapters, in arguing that the evolution of provincial command—particularly of imperium and the provincia—is in large part the history of ... More


Introduction

Ram Ben-Shalom

in Medieval Jews and the Christian Past: Jewish Historical Consciousness in Spain and Southern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113904
eISBN:
9781800341036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113904.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter considers the extent of Jewish engagement with the historiography of the non-Jewish world—particularly the Christian world—during the Middle Ages. It focuses on the Jews of ... More


Rome, Its Magistrates, and its Empire

Daniel J. Gargola

in Shape of the Roman Order: The Republic and Its Spaces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631820
eISBN:
9781469631844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631820.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the ruling elite’s conceptions of their empire, the ways that they deployed their polity’s most prominent official actors over it, and the adjustments needed to accommodate an ... More


Provincia Arabia: Nabataea, the Emergence of Arabic as a Written Language, and Graeco-Arabica

Zbigniew T. Fiema, Ahmad Al-Jallad, Michael C. A. Macdonald, and Laïla Nehmé

in Arabs and Empires before Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199654529
eISBN:
9780191801433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654529.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Roman province of Arabia and late antique Palaestina III/Salutaris through the lens of two of its most important cities, Petra and Ḥegrā (Madāʾin Ṣāliḥ). These two ... More


The Cerdicings and the General Populace from the Late Ninth to the Mid-Tenth Century

George Molyneaux

in The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198717911
eISBN:
9780191787386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717911.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter examines the relationships which kings from Alfred the Great to Edgar had with people below the level of the aristocratic elite. It shows that there is no need to postulate that the ... More


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