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Rome Among the Nations: Eusebius' Praeparatio and the Unmaking of Greek Political Theology

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter seeks a reappraisal of Eusebius’ political theology from the standpoint of ethnic argumentation. Often characterized as laying the basis for later Christian conceptions of kingship and ... More


Making a business of time

Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on chronography, that is, the scholarly field which concerns the organization and articulation of time. It examines the extant fragments of the ancient chronographic tradition, ... More


The world outside the polis

Katherine Clarke

in Making Time for the Past: Local History and the Polis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199291083
eISBN:
9780191710582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291083.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the expression of time in non-polis historiography in order to highlight distinctive features of city-histories. In particular, it examines the synthetic temporal frameworks and ... More


History

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter finds Antonine Latin culture uninterested in serious history, preferring piquant or improving anecdotes. Gellius follows suit, but has a love of facts; an interest in historiography is ... More


· Synchronizing Times I: Greece and Rome

Denis Feeney

in Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter brings to light the power and significance of the mentality with dates that was surrendered in the transition to the universal numerical grid. It has long been conventional to condole ... More


Synchronizing Times II: West and East, Sicily and the Orient

Denis Feeney

in Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The historian Ephorus felt that he could meaningfully link the affairs of Athens and Sicily and give some purposive significance to the synchronism by saying that in fact the barbarians to the west ... More


Transitions from Myth into History I: The Foundations of the City

Denis Feeney

in Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The synchronism charts play a vital part in constructing a sensation of historical depth. This chapter considers the transition from myth to history in the Greek and Roman historiographical ... More


Imagining the Imperial Mediterranean 1

Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Polybius' interweaving (symploke) of the history of different regions from his starting point in 220 BC is an ideological as well as a literary strategy. Benedict Anderson's work on how concepts of ... More


Militarizing the Jew: Judeo-Centric Prophecy Interpretation, Thomas Draxe to Joseph Mede (1608–1627)

Robert O. Smith

in More Desired than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993246
eISBN:
9780199346394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993246.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how consensus grew among Protestants in early seventeenth-century England (the England of King James) regarding the relative places of Catholics, Muslims, and Jews in God’s ... More


Literary Interaction between Greece and Egypt: Manetho and Synchronism

John Dillery

in Greco-Egyptian Interactions: Literature, Translation, and Culture, 500 BC–AD 300

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199656127
eISBN:
9780191816949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656127.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at Manetho of Sebennytos, author of the Aiguptiaka, focusing on ‘synchronisms’, i.e. points of synchrony that seem to have been mentioned by Manetho between events of importance in ... More


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