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Introduction: aims, theory, and method

Theodore Markopoulos

in The Future in Greek: From Ancient to Medieval

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539857
eISBN:
9780191716317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539857.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

The investigation of the future‐referring constructions follows the functional–typological framework of grammaticalization. This first chapter discusses some basic principles of the framework, and ... More


Trade, Agriculture, and the Economy of the Late Antique East

Michael Decker

in Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 8 details the trade in those products discussed above. As the conditions that rendered surplus production not only likely, but integral to the functioning of the late antique economy, the ... More


Toward a Historical Ontology of Race

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter highlights the following problem: if race is acknowledged to not exist in any transhistorical sense, and to have a vague and constantly mutating referent throughout history, then how can ... More


The Lost Mosaics of Constantinople and the Middle Byzantine Program of Church Decoration

Carolyn L. Connor

in Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190457624
eISBN:
9780190457648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457624.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

While the cultural dominance of Constantinople helps explain the formal homogeneity and character of Byzantine art in the provinces of the empire, how is one to recover the paradigms for the Middle ... More


Kisāgotamī

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Kisāgotamī, and then presents information on sources in other languages/other Buddhist traditions. Following this, the popular ... More


Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Bhaddā Kuṇḍalakesā, and then presents information on sources in other languages/other Buddhist traditions. Following this, the ... More


The Archaeology of Roman Retail Outlets: The Structure and Shape of Shops and Bars

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the ways in which shops and, especially, food and drink outlets have been identified on Roman archaeological sites. It then provides a detailed account of ... More


Khemā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Khemā, and then presents information on sources in other languages/other Buddhist traditions. Following this, the popular ... More


Paṭācārā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Paṭācārā, and then presents information on sources in other languages/Buddhist traditions. Following this, the popular ... More


Uppalavaṇṇā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Uppalavaṇṇā, and then presents information on sources in other languages/other Buddhist traditions. Uppalavaṇṇā’s biography ... More


Dhammadinnā

Alice Collett

in Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459070
eISBN:
9780199086375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459070.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins, as does each chapter in Part I, with a section on Pāli sources for the Buddhist nun Dhammadinnā, and then presents information on sources in other languages/other Buddhist ... More


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