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Reversing the Fall in Book 10

David Quint

in Inside Paradise Lost: Reading the Designs of Milton's Epic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161914
eISBN:
9781400850488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161914.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter places the reconciliation of Adam and Eve in book 10 against the preceding first two-thirds of book 10, which have described the building by Sin and Death of their bridge over Chaos and ... More


Last Year in Jerusalem: Monuments of the Jewish War in Rome 1

Fergus Millar

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores in detail the role of the Flavian victory in Judaea in the physical transformation of the city of Rome. The triumph of Vespasian and Titus ex Iudaeis in June 71 CE was an event ... More


Spectacle in Josephus' Jewish War

Honora Howell Chapman

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the importance of vivid narrative in history-writing by probing the importance of spectacle in the Judaean War. It focuses in particular on two spectacles narrated by Josephus: ... More


Purpose of the Work

Ivor J. Davidson

in Ambrose: De Officiis: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199245789
eISBN:
9780191601453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ambrose's purpose is not to build bridges between Cicero and Christ, but to replace Cicero's work with a new Christian account of duties, designed to show the gospel's social triumph in a transformed ... More


Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Ida Ostenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about the Roman triumphal procession in its capacity as spectacle and performance. It analyses the triumphs as visually emphatic events that both conveyed and constructed Roman views of ... More


Ovid's Triumphs in Exile: Representation and Power

Michèle Lowrie

in Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199545674
eISBN:
9780191719950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545674.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Exile provides a situation of extreme separation between author and reader, poet, and addressee. Ovid returns to the semiotic issues he explored in the Heroides in his exile poetry. The triumph in ... More


Postscript

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter reviews some aspects of Scott's fiction, specifically its historical perspective and accuracy, and discusses the concept of the romance of disinterested virtue, as well as Scott's ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


Politics, Epistemology, and Public Theater

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 5 traces masques' representations of political alternatives throughout the seventeenth century, masques' prominently varied epistemological investments, and their deployment in creating an ... More


Introduction

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the basic ideas, questions, methods, and outline of the book. It provides an overview of earlier scholarship on the Roman triumph and discusses the possibilities and problems ... More


Staging the World

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This final chapter brings together important conclusions and interprets them in their processional, ideological, and historical context. A prime point is that Rome defined herself by exposing the ... More


Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Gordon Kipling

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The civic triumph, or royal entry, was one of the great ‘spectacles of state’ that stood at the heart of national and civic life in the Middle Ages. It originated in the late fourteenth century as a ... More


Seneca's Moralizing Interludes

Gareth Williams

in The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca's Natural Questions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731589
eISBN:
9780199933112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731589.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter investigates how, if at all, Seneca's many moralizing interludes in the Natural Questions are to be reconciled with his main scientific agenda in the work. Four samples of that ethical ... More


The Idea of the Civic Triumph

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The cities of northern Europe celebrated the ceremonial arrivals of their sovereigns with dramatic embellishments of an already colourful ritual that can be traced back to late classical times. Civic ... More


The Civic Triumph as Royal Epiphany

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

On the Continent, material gifts were not, as a rule, presented as an episode in the triumph procession itself, but they nevertheless formed an essential part of the larger celebrations of the ... More


Third Advent: Grace in this Life and Afterward Glory

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While abundant examples of striking single Third Advent pageants can be found in royal entries throughout Europe, only in England does one find a consistent preference for civic triumphs devoted in ... More


Fourth Advent: The Civic Triumph as Royal Apocalypse

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Fourth Advent of Christ, according to St John, will bring about a sacramental union of the saints and Christ. In the Apocalypse, the blessed drink freely of the water of life, eat of the tree of ... More


‘The Lucifer of that Starry Flock’: Shelley in Purgatorio

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The first version of Keats's Hyperion may have had influence on Shelley's the Triumph of Life. Although the ‘shape all light’ in Rousseau's narrative in Shelley's work seemed to disappear, it became ... More


Reflection on So-called ‘Triumphalism’

C. F. D. Moule

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay of triumphalism in Christian theology. It highlights the use of the languages of coercion, conquest, and triumph in the Scriptures and suggests that there is a risk of ... More


Immigrant Artists

Ilaria Serra

in The Value of Worthless Lives: Writing Italian American Immigrant Autobiographies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226788
eISBN:
9780823235032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226788.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Italian immigrants came to America to pursue an artistic dream, but they remain “immigrant workers” at heart. They strongly maintain the ethos of the artisan, with its ... More


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