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The Path of Clarification

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews several processes that change the Islamic tradition, not only by molding it into a new format, but also by folding the child's experience of daily life into his understanding of ... More


The Flamen and Flaminica Dialis

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter shows that the flamen and flaminica Dialis served the gods together as priest and priestess of Jupiter. Until fairly recently, however, modern scholars have either denied or heavily ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 25, pp. 6–8: March 12, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0023
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on March 12, 1908, beginning with a piece about an inquisitive child asking his mother questions. A second piece entitled Six Place Settings and No Food ... More


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