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Richard H. Wilkinson

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

As this book has shown, in the last few years we have come to see many aspects of the nature of Tausret's relationship with other rulers of her age and the manner in which she rose steadily in power ... More


Conclusion

K. D. Reynolds

in Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By examining the lives of aristocratic women during the first forty years of Victoria's reign, this book proposes a reading of aristocratic political society which does not rest on a notion of ... More


Louis XIV and the Parlements: The Assertion of Royal Authority

John J. Hurt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062353
eISBN:
9781781700372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062353.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This study examines the political and economic relationship between Louis XIV and the parlements of France, the parlement of Paris and all the provincial tribunals. It explains how the king managed ... More


Nahum

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Most scholars tend to overlook Nahum because of its purportedly vengeful spirit, but the book is designed to celebrate the downfall of the city of Nineveh in 612 b.c.e. Because Nineveh was the ... More


The Human Vocation

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Argues that there is a human vocation, a human project to be pursued by humanity as a whole. Physical cosmology tells us that the universe has a history, a history that arguably seems to be a ... More


Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Gordon Kipling

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The civic triumph, or royal entry, was one of the great ‘spectacles of state’ that stood at the heart of national and civic life in the Middle Ages. It originated in the late fourteenth century as a ... More


Early Life, Accession, and Chronology of the Reign of Aśoka

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the early life and the chronology of the reign of Aśoka Maurya. It mentions the romantic hypotheses that either Aśoka's mother or grandmother was a Greek princess and discusses ... More


Female Horus: The Life and Reign of Tausret

Gae Callender

in Tausret: Forgotten Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740116
eISBN:
9780199933174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740116.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the immediate historical context of Tausret's life and situates her within that understanding as well as illuminating the queen's reign by facts gleaned from recent ... More


Romanticism and Utopia: Quatrevingt-Treize and Endless Revolution

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 4 turns to Hugo’s Quatrevingt-Treize (1874), a meditation on the French Revolution composed in the wake of the bloody Paris Commune. Set in both Paris and Brittany during the Reign of Terror, ... More


The End of King Louis’s War, 1674–1678

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses and described the next four years of King Charles II's reign. The discussion presented in this chapter adds three new contributions to the previous accounts made by past ... More


Collapse of a System, 1678–1679

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the period of Charles's reign that commenced with the Peace of Nijmegen. It is this period that has also been very intensively studied, leading to a fairly consistent portrait ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Search for a West Saxon Dynastic and Christian Past

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle that covers the history of England from the time of the earliest English invaders down to ad 1155. It notes that the work begins even earlier, with ... More


The Fight for the Settlements, 1661–1664

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the activities done to eliminate the two great issues that had plagued King Charles I during his reign. The ‘Cavalier’ Parliament was able to remove most of the constitutional ... More


The Hindu Hero: Shivaji and the Saints, 1780–1810

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In spite of the fact that Shivaji is remembered as the father of Maharashtra and that a notion exists that his reign could be considered a period of Maratha glory, Maratha was only able to recognize ... More


The End of a Movement

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0034
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

As Elizabeth's reign at last approached its conclusion, Josias Nichols described how the godly ministers, finding the mighty winds and strong stream against them, had reserved themselves to a better ... More


History and the Historians, III

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Regarding the authentic history of Oppas, modern scholars have vindicated D. Rodrigo. They have, however, not commented on his presentation of the cardinal event of the reign of Wamba, the reign ... More


The Age of Rebellions 1525–1570

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the rebellions that occurred during the Tudor reign, most specifically those two rebellions that occurred in Tudor East Anglia. The discussion also includes a clear definition ... More


The Frankish Interlude 880–891

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines in detail the recording of the Chronicle compiled within Wessex, which has had a formative influence on the narrative of Alfred's reign throughout the decade from 881 to 891. It ... More


First Steps Towards Italy (1416–1423)

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the start of Alfonso's reign as king, following the death of his father due to an illness. Some of the events following his rise as the king of four states that are discussed ... More


‘By Cyphers, or by Magicke Mighf’: Prophecy and History

Bart van Es

in Spenser’s Forms of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249701
eISBN:
9780191719332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249701.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the attempts made to extend beyond historical endings through the practice of ‘political prophecy’. It is concerned with the changeable reading of old histories. It shows how ... More


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