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Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Aidan Dodson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

For over three thousand years, the ancient Egyptian monarchy lasted in a recognizable form, with the king as its central figure, the supreme head of the administrative, religious, political, and ... More


Negotiating Rites in Imperial China: The Case of Northern Song Court Ritual Debates From 1034 to 1093

Christian Meyer

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter is based on a thorough examination of numerous materials of official court documents concerning prominent cases of “ritual debates” in the middle period of the Northern Song dynasty ... More


From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Elizabeth Casteen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In 1343 a seventeen-year-old girl named Johanna (1326–1382) ascended the Neapolitan throne, becoming the ruling monarch of one of medieval Europe’s most important polities. For nearly forty years, ... More


Introduction

Thomas Albert Howard

in God and the Atlantic: America, Europe, and the Religious Divide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565511
eISBN:
9780191725654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565511.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter lays out the general arguments of the book and makes the case that, historically viewed, European criticisms of American religious life evince a pronounced ... More


Boyhood

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the childhood of Prince Charles, who was born on May 29, 1630. Historians who have previously studied and examined this period in the prince's life have made a number of ... More


A King in Search of a Realm, 1649–1650

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the problems Prince Charles — then King Charles II — encountered shortly after inheriting the throne of England from his father, King Charles I. One of the problems that is ... More


The British Occupation of Egypt from 1882

Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid - Marsot

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0028
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Many contemporaries doubted neither the necessity nor the ultimate success of Britain's intervention in Egypt, designed to overcome the economic and political crisis of 1875–82. That there was some ... More


The Structures of ‘Personal Rule’, 1840–1846

David E. Barclay

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the late summer of 1842, two years after his accession to the Prussian throne, Frederick William IV journeyed to the Rhine to celebrate the resumption of work on Cologne Cathedral. Frederick ... More


Some Questions of Kingship

Alan Ryder

in Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the activities and pastimes that Alfonso immersed himself in when he was not dealing with important matters of state. Some of these included music, sports, and other kinds of ... More


Conclusion

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Before his election, Stanislaw August defined the aims he was to pursue: a hereditary throne, the modest expansion, or at least the retention of the royal prerogative, majority voting in the Seym, an ... More


Eden and the Temple

Peter Thacher Lanfer

in Remembering Eden: The Reception History of Genesis 3: 22–24

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926749
eISBN:
9780199950591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926749.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines interpretations of the temple motifs in the expulsion narrative. These interpretations are not strictly exegetical, but employ the symbols of the expulsion narrative in ... More


The Visions of Eve, Conceptualizations of Women, and Parallel Discourses

Vita Daphna Arbel

in Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter directs attention to the GLAE representation of Eve as a privileged visionary and explores its possible subversive purposes. The chapter demonstrates how several scenes characterize Eve ... More


Introduction

Livnat Holtzman

in Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces the corpus of aḥādīth al-ṣifāt and its role in shaping the traditionalistic definition of anthropomorphism through the case-study of an anthropomorphic tradition attributed to ... More


Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Aidan Dodson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study, drawing on the latest research, tells the story of the decline and fall of the pharaoh Akhenaten's religious revolution in the fourteenth century BC. Beginning at the regime's high-point ... More


Poetry in the Chinese Tradition

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter mentions a definite “impersonality” in an emperor's portrait: the real subject of the painting is the awesome imperial role, not the mere individual who happens to sit on the throne at ... More


Creating the Modern Nobility: The Historical Legacy

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historical sketch of the nobility. The basic structure of the nobility under study came into formal existence in 1884 as the result of an imperial ordinance called the ... More


‘The North Remembers’: The Uses and Abuses of the Middle Ages in Irish Political Culture

Eamon Byers, Stephen Kelly, and Kath Stevenson

in The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

‘Each person in Ulster’, Seamus Heaney famously remarked, ‘lives first in the Ulster of the actual present and then in one or other Ulster of the mind.’ While explicit reference to the Middle Ages ... More


The Noonday Sun

Aidan Dodson

in Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Countries in the West and East, including lands in midst of the sea, were connected at one time to bring offerings to the king upon the great throne of Akhet-Aten. They worshipped the throne for all ... More


The Zananzash Affair

Aidan Dodson

in Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After Tutankhamun's death, the queen wanted a husband to make him the successor of Tutankhamun's throne. She wrote to Shuppiluliumash to beg him to give her one of his sons, and promised to make him ... More


The War

Michael Stolleis

in A History of Public Law in Germany 1914–1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269365
eISBN:
9780191699399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269365.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The assassination of the successor to the Austrian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, in Sarajevo was the spark that lit a powder keg long since filled to overflowing. Within a month, the ... More


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