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Architecture and Sculpture, 1169–1603

Edwin C. Rae

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: ecclesiastical reforms of the eleventh and twelfth centuries: Cistercian monasticism; the Cistercian monastery; Augustinian canons and their monasteries; ... More


Textual Transubstantiation and the Place of Memory

Charlotte Eubanks

in Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265615
eISBN:
9780520947894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265615.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes the different ways the sutra fragment is able to fit into a humanoid form. It studies statuary and chirographic practice and considers literary evidence in order to argue that ... More


Memorial mania: remembering and forgetting Sir Robert Peel

Terry Wyke

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The transformations which took place in the urban environment during the Victorian period gave the public space of towns and cities new meanings, and Terry Wyke’s essay on Sir Robert Peel, examines ... More


Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Kirrily Freeman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the story of French statues and monuments that were melted down and shipped to Nazi munitions factories during the Second World War. Beginning with the economic context that led to ... More


Introduction

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between October 1941 and August 1944, French cities, towns, and villages lost most of their public bronze statuary. The number of works destroyed is estimated to range between 1,527 and 1,750 ... More


“An Important Source of Metal”: The Context of Vichy's Metal “Mobilization”

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Vichy's decision to smelt French bronze statuary into component metals and then ship these raw materials to Germany for the production of armaments was conceived with a view to rectifying copper ... More


“The Expression of Us All, Young and Old”: Public Perceptions of the Bronze Mobilization Campaign

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the public response to Vichy's bronze mobilization campaign in Paris and throughout France. This response was inspired by myriad political and ideological considerations, ... More


“Pedestals Dedicated to Absence”: The Symbolic Impact of the Bronze Mobilization Campaign

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the symbolic impact of the bronze mobilization campaign during the war and in the postwar period through a discussion of the relationships between memory and absence. The ... More


Conclusion: “The ‘Saint-Bartholomew’ of Statues”? The Bronze Mobilization Campaign in French Memory and Historiography

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter examines how the episode of the destruction of bronze statues has been written in French memory and historiography, highlighting two of the central myths of the Vichy ... More


Desiring Statues1 and Ambiguous Sexualities in Jacob’s Room

Vara Neverow

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Virginia Woolf's allusions to sculpture and Greco-Roman figures that link death and desire, as well as desirability in Jacob's Room, through monuments of absence created and ... More


Describing the Divine: The Ecphrastic Temples of Vergil, Georgics 3.13–36 and Propertius, Elegies 2.31

Basil Dufallo

in The Captor's Image: Greek Culture in Roman Ecphrasis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735877
eISBN:
9780199332458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735877.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Religious iconography has been marginalized in modern ecphrastic theory at least since Lessing’s foundational Laocoon. Confronting the secularizing tendencies of theory, chapter 4 considers statues ... More


The Patron’s Image: Philhellenism, Panegyric, and Ecphrasis in Statius and Martial

Basil Dufallo

in The Captor's Image: Greek Culture in Roman Ecphrasis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735877
eISBN:
9780199332458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735877.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While the technique of lauding a patron by praising his art is implicit in earlier chapters, this chapter explores the first extant Latin poetry in which it is explicit: the occasional verse of ... More


Distribution Patterns

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter turns to the question of distribution, looking at the factors that determined where particular stones were used, what they were used for and why. Stone is valued according to the use to ... More


Final Remarks

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter sums up many of the conclusions drawn from the preceding chapters, concentrating on what the stone trade can add to our understanding of the wider Roman economy. To this end, ... More


Household Gods Material Culture, the Home, and the Boundaries of Engagement with Politics

Mark E. Neely

in The Boundaries of American Political Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829868
eISBN:
9781469604909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876947_neely.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the importance of American political culture in the daily lives of nineteenth-century Americans. It focuses on the range of material culture of politics regularly found in the ... More


From Egypt to Oikoumene: Interactive Landscapes in the Casa Dell’Efebo

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Chapter 3 employs the frescoes from the garden triclinium of the Casa dell’Efebo, Pompeii, as a case study in the recontextualization of Nilotic scenes. Exploring the relationships between the ... More


Model Worlds: Three-Dimensional Nilotica in the Casa di Acceptus e Euhodia

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Expanding current constructions of Nilotica, chapter 6 examines the creation of three-dimensional “Egyptian” landscapes through garden statuary and water features at the Casa di Acceptus e Euhodia. ... More


Ancient Statues, Christian City: Constantinople and the

Paroma Chatterjee

in Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines some of the public statues of Constantinople between the 4th and sixth centuries CE, and their significance to a Christian audience as illuminated in literary records pertaining ... More


Fountains as Reservoirs of Myth and Memory

Betsey A. Robinson

in Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Case studies from Hellenistic and imperial Corinth and Ephesus demonstrate the ways in which springs and fountains were used to honour forces of nature, commemorate mythological figures and events, ... More


Palladas: New Poems, New Date?

Alan Cameron

in Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190268947
eISBN:
9780190268961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter first discusses the date of the newly published Palladas papyrus, then accepts, with qualifications, that the papyrus may when complete have been an epigram anthology of the poet Palladas ... More


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