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Boethius

John Marenbon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134070
eISBN:
9780199868094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134079.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides, for the first time, a philosophical study of the whole range of Boethius's writings (except his textbooks on music and arithmetic): the commentaries and monographs on logic, the ... More


A Survivor from the Teutonic Train Wreck

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents an essay on the works of Vagn Holmboe, a Danish composer who despite being regarded as the greatest living traditional symphonist, never had much presence in the international ... More


Elite Consumption

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

As the political centre of a vast Mediterranean-wide empire, Rome was home to a significant concentration of elite consumers, all of whom possessed incredible wealth. Since much of this wealth was ... More


Language and Feeling

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0042
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-two examines one of the most titanic theological battles of Hodge’s career. It recounts the many articles published in the Repertory and Bibliotheca Sacra as Hodge and Edwards Amasa ... More


Evidence for a Final Redaction

David Trobisch

in The First Edition of the New Testament

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195112405
eISBN:
9780199848898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112405.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

As the final redaction of the New Testament was never introduced, an impression exists that the New Testament never underwent such editing. The author first clarifies the term canonical edition to ... More


Indicators of ‘Catholicity’ in Early Gospel Manuscripts

Scott Charlesworth

in The Early Text of the New Testament

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199566365
eISBN:
9780191740985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566365.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Two characteristics of early gospel manuscripts – the use of standard‐sized codices and wholesale or systematic contraction of nomina sacra – show that Christians arrived at a ‘consensus’ about ... More


Powerful Pups: A Case Study for Dog Sacrifice in Archaic Romefrom the Area Sacra di Sant’Omobono

Victoria Moses

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While most Roman animal sacrifice consisted of common meat sources (sheep/goat, cattle, and pig), evidence from the early sixth century BCE Archaic temple from the Area Sacra di Sant’Omobono in Rome ... More


Mosè in Egitto (1818–1819) and Moïse et Pharaon (1827)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0031
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In its original form, Mosè in Egitto is an Azione Tragico-Sacra, a biblical drama suitable for staging during Lent. As was the custom, Gioachino Rossini and his librettist, Andrea Leone Tottola, made ... More


God, Good , and the Desire of all Things

David Decosimo

in Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790635
eISBN:
9780804791700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790635.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beginning with the Aristotelian dictum that “the good is what all desire,” this chapter argues that for Thomas the good is Jesus Christ and the Triune God. So understood, this principle founds his ... More


The Perfection of Habit

David Decosimo

in Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790635
eISBN:
9780804791700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790635.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reconstructs Thomas’s account of habit demonstrating its philosophical plausibility, tracing its textual origins, and displaying its capacity to bring distinctively human agency into ... More


The Reluctant Romans

Joe Carlen

in A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The entrepreneurial experience in Rome is an insightful illustration of enterprise as practiced under unfavorable and, at times, even hostile, conditions. While Roman nobility and slaveowners steered ... More


Conclusion

Joshua Arthurs

in Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449987
eISBN:
9780801468841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449987.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book concludes by focusing on the careers of various actors who played important roles in the creation of Fascist romanità after World War II, as well as the fate of institutions like the ... More


Waging Law in the Congregation of the Council

Anne Jacobson Schutte

in By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explains in detail how petitions brought before the Holy Congregation of the Council (Sacra Congregazione del Concilio, SCC), were handled. During their meetings, held once or twice a ... More


Continuity and Change in Forced Monachization

Anne Jacobson Schutte

in By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers short- and long-term trends in forced monachization. During the period 1668–1793, little changed with regards to pervasive coerced monachization—the reasons behind the ... More


Thomas’s Intellectual Project

Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt

in Thomas Aquinas: Faith, Reason, and Following Christ

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199213146
eISBN:
9780191762734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213146.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the nature of Thomas Aquinas’ intellectual project. It begins by considering a view of Aquinas that is believed to be wrong — the view of Aquinas as one who is engaged in a ... More


The Soul of a New Language

Karla Mallette

in Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic and Latin in the Medieval Mediterranean

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226795904
eISBN:
9780226796239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796239.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter summarizes St. Cyril and St. Methodius’s mission to Moravia (during the ninth century CE) and the subsequent episode known as the Venetian Disputation in order to describe the emergence ... More


From Republic to Principate: Priesthood, Religion and Ideology

Richard Gordon

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Rome's religion is not so much about the objects of worship but the institutions that made possible Rome's greatness, among them the two key sacerdotal colleges, the pontifices, who supervised the ... More


Faith and Nature

María M. Portuondo

in The Spanish Disquiet: The Biblical Natural Philosophy of Benito Arias Montano

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592268
eISBN:
9780226609096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226609096.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Arias Montano’s magnum opus drew from two genres that were vehicles for discussions about the relationship between the revealed Word, the study of nature and the purpose of natural philosophy: ... More


Faith, Theology, and Contemplation

Rik Van Nieuwenhove

in Thomas Aquinas and Contemplation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192895295
eISBN:
9780191916090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895295.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

How does Aquinas conceive of the connections between faith and theological contemplation? How does he defend the scientific nature of theology? What is the role of the assent of faith, and is Aquinas ... More


Materials, Format, and Writing

Theodore de Bruyn

in Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199687886
eISBN:
9780191767340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687886.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter describes qualities of amulets used throughout the book when examining individual artefacts: the materials on which amulets were written (mainly papyrus and parchment); the format of the ... More


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