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Expanding and Solidifying Jewish Settlement in the Land of Israel

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Perushim believed that redemption of the Land would precede redemption of the nation, and saw themselves as fulfilling a divine mission in settling and developing it. They actively favored ... More


The Art of Losing: Tacitus and the Disaster Narrative

Elizabeth Keitel

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses Tacitus's narratives of natural and man-made disasters, with special emphasis on those perpetrated by the principes against their own people. Tacitus consistently shows ... More


Eudaimonism

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Eudaimonism is the doctrine that welfare tracks happiness. Section 8.2 contains critical discussion of several proposed tests designed to help us to focus on the concept of welfare. The Crib Test and ... More


Augustine

John Marenbon

in Pagans and Philosophers: The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142555
eISBN:
9781400866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142555.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter investigates Augustine's role in addressing the Problem of Paganism. After the Sack of Rome in 410 CE, Augustine set out to produce his most ambitious work, a Christian rethinking, not ... More


Contracts With Eviction in Infinitely Repeated Principal–Agent Relationships

Bhaskar Dutta, Debraj Ray, and Kunal Sengupta

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287629
eISBN:
9780191595912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287623.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors use a model of an infinitely repeated principal‐agent relationship where they explore the conditions under which labour contracts with threats of sacking or contract ... More


Is Logic Transcendental?

Peter Sullivan

in Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608553
eISBN:
9780191729645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608553.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

On a common understanding of what it is for something to have a 'transcendental' status, namely, for it to be something that is inevitably presupposed in any questioning of it, it seems easy to argue ... More


Introduction: Honourable Surrender in Early Modern European History, 1500–1789

John A. Lynn II

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0031
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The late Middle Ages witnessed the European invention of honorable surrender, which promised survival to elite warriors who yielded, while it provided ransoms to their captors. During the early ... More


Hysteron Proteron in Questions and Answers

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.04
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter studies a phenomenon first observed by Samuel Bassett in questions and answers in the Homeric epics: the poet's preference for spelling out a twofold instruction, proposal, or question, ... More


Introduction

Peter Van Nuffelen

in Orosius and the Rhetoric of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655274
eISBN:
9780191745232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655274.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Historiae have a negative press in scholarship. The main reason is that scholars such as H.‐I. Marrou and E. Peterson construed Orosius as the opposite of Augustine: whilst the latter was ... More


Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem

Elizabeth A. Clark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888220
eISBN:
9780190888268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888220.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem analyzes one of the most richly detailed stories of a woman of late antiquity. Melania, an early fifth-century Roman Christian aristocrat, renounced her ... More


Comparing Notes

Andrew Steane

in Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198716044
eISBN:
9780191784286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716044.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A brief comment on the Jewish perspective offered by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, as set out in his The Great Partnership. The position he arrives at is largely similar to the one advocated here.


The Pyramids of Abʼoo Seer, Sackʼckaʼrah, and Dahʼshooʼr, and the site, remains, &c., of the City of Memphis.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter describes the author's journey from the pyramids of El-Gee'zeh to a tomb between Ab'oo Seer and Sack'cka'rah. It gives an overview of the pyramids of Ab'oo Seer and Sack'cka'rah. It ... More


Clement VII and the Crisis of the Sack of Rome

Paul Flemer

in Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232549
eISBN:
9780520928220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232549.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the treatment of Clement VII and the Sack of Rome. It is suggested that the events in Rome caused Clement to relive the tragic assassination of his father, ... More


The year of the Furies: military correspondence around the Sack of Antwerp (1576)

Beatriz Santiago Belmonte

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this chapter Beatriz Santiago Belmonte looks at one of the most chaotic years of the Revolt. In March 1576, the death of Governor General Luis de Requesens created a power vacuum that would worsen ... More


Identity in Action: Peacebuilding as Category Formation

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the mechanisms and strategies through which the groups of study challenge, maintain, or transcend geopolitical and identity boundaries in the course of their peace and justice ... More


Sack Drama

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The arguments that where all such sack drama that includes the figure of Falstaff is supposed to have been left behind, it returns, drunk and railing. To theorize the writer's discourse requires an ... More


City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

Edward Watts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244214
eISBN:
9780520931800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study of the men and ideas of late antique education explores the intellectual and doctrinal milieu in the two great cities of Athens and Alexandria from the second to the sixth centuries. It ... More


Functionalism, Legal Process, and the Transformation (and Subordination) of Australian Law Schools

Susan Bartie

in American Legal Education Abroad: Critical Histories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479803583
eISBN:
9781479803606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803583.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

During a crucial formative period in Australian legal education—the 1950s and 1960s—Australian legal academics looked wistfully at the United States and became increasingly critical of English legal ... More


Renaissance Mass Murder: Civilians and Soldiers During the Italian Wars

Stephen D. Bowd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198832614
eISBN:
9780191871139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832614.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Early Modern History

Renaissance Mass Murder explores the devastating impact of war on the men and women of the Renaissance. In contrast to the picture of balance and harmony usually associated with the Renaissance, it ... More


Sailors, Merchants and Migrants: From the Sack of Baltimore to World War II

Vivian Ibrahim

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter examines the presence of Muslims in Ireland before World War II, placing it in the context of British colonial history of the 19th and early 20th centuries. This presence was constituted ... More


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