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Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India

John E. Cort

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195132342
eISBN:
9780199834112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jains in the World presents a detailed fieldwork‐based study of Jainism, focusing on the Svetambar Murtipujak Jains of north Gujarat. The book explains the institutional structures that ... More


Public Performance of Iamboi

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter suggests that iamboi were a ‘performance framed by ritual’; that is to say, not directly playing a role in ritual, but not purely theatrical either. Accordingly, iamboi had a loose ... More


Temples, Festivals, and Common Knowledge: From Rhythms to Identities

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

in Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores the forms that Rome's festival and pilgrimage culture took as mirrored in the literary tradition. Religious festivals fabricated new molds for civic self-awareness and common ... More


Pericles and the City Gods

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Pericles' personal relations with the city gods and how his career as a stratēgos illuminates the Athenians' collective relationship to all that was divine. As a reelected ... More


The Ritualized Commemoration of War in the Hellenistic City: Memory, Identity, Emotion

ANGELOS CHANIOTIS

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter studies (primarily using epigraphic evidence) the various ways in which wars, both wars of the remote past and more recent conflicts, were present in the ritual life of Hellenistic ... More


Honours and Prerogatives

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Honour was itself measurable by the honours that one had either inherited or had conferred by a superior. Ideally, honours should be commensurate with honour, so that ‘reputation is finally ... More


Celebrating Religion and Nation: The Festivalization of the Qurʼan

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the religious festivals and competitions that reward and encourage Islamic performance as an act of civic duty and patriotism. It argues that with the stamp of national ... More


Commemorating the War Dead of the Roman World

ALISON COOLEY

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Roman attitudes towards the commemoration of those killed on campaign. In general, there is a lack in Roman public monuments recording the names of those who died in action, but ... More


Urban Processions: Colonial Decline and Revival as Heritage in Postcolonial Hong Kong

Joseph Bosco

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines four religious processions in urban Hong Kong: two celebrate the birthday of the deity Tam Kung and the other two are fire dragon processions. It begins with an overview of Hong ... More


A Complex of Times: No More Sheep on Romulus’ Birthday

Mary Beard

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0053
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter argues that one of the functions of Rome's calendar of rites – the sequence of religious festivals as they occurred throughout the year – was to define and delineate Roman power, Roman ... More


African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Scott Ickes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A close study of six major public religious festivals, including carnival, African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil, explores the cultural politics of regional identity in the ... More


Brazil's Black Rome and the Remaking of Bahian Regional Identity

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter introduces the argument that African-Bahians and their allies were central players in the remaking of Bahian regional identity. This occurred mainly through the major religious festivals ... More


Behaving—Other Practices

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two of the three principal rites of passage showed significant falls during the long 1960s, the proportion of children baptized as infants (from 85 per cent in 1960 to 60 per cent in 1980), and of ... More


Cultural Politics in Bahia

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that the Vargas era in Salvador bequeathed a legacy for the rest of the twentieth century. This legacy was the creation of a political-cultural struggle over the meaning of Bahian ... More


Commentary

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VIII and IX

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688546
eISBN:
9781800343016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688546.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the commentary on Book VIII of St. Augustine's The City of God. It reviews the main thrust of Augustine's criticism that has been directed at the civic rituals that were based ... More


“Move On Up a Little Higher”: The 1940s, Part Two

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the explosion of gospel music recording in Chicago during the 1940s. One of the first Chicago gospel singers to record for an indie label in the immediate postwar period was ... More


Roman Polytheism: The Religion of Expediency

Jon Stewart

in Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World: The Logic of the Gods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198829492
eISBN:
9780191868030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829492.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Hegel notes that it has been traditional to treat Greek and Roman religion together since there seems to be a general correspondence among their divinities. But in fact, he claims, they represent two ... More


Conclusion

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Inca nobles of Peru had to negotiate paradoxes, ironies, privileges, and exemptions under Spanish colonial rule. Downward mobility often took place by degrees, which was hardly applicable to ... More


Harnessing Religion to the Imperial Cause

Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

in Projecting Imperial Power: New Nineteenth Century Emperors and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198802471
eISBN:
9780191840777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802471.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Religion plays a central role in any monarchical system, for it is God Himself who is considered the fount of monarchical power. Imperial regimes, like monarchical ones, used religion to legitimate ... More


The Inca Motif in Colonial Fiestas – II

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the participation of the Inca nobility in a customary annual fiesta and procession held in honour of Our Lady of Loreto on August 22, 1692 in the Inca capital of Cuzco in Peru. ... More


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