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The Procession of Women

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The eastern and northern walls of the baptistery feature the main artistic program, which is a procession of women. This chapter surveys and challenges the usual identification and interpretation of ... More


A Wedding in Righteous Town

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the wedding of Pak Yŏnghŭi and Yi Chongil held at the Rose Wedding Hall in Righteous Town, Korea in July 1983, explaining that the wedding, like all new-style weddings, ... More


“Time to Attend to the Wedding”: Origins and Traditions

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter takes Grand Prince Vasilii III and Elena Glinskaia's wedding as a starting point. It explores the origins, structural elements, and symbolism of the wedding ritual over the course of the ... More


Why Study Weddings? A Confessional Introduction

Laurel Kendall

in Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201989
eISBN:
9780520916784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201989.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains the author's motivation for conducting an ethnographic study of Korean weddings, relating her experience in attending a Korean wedding in 1970 that was the total opposite of the ... More


Introduction: “They Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage?”

Katherine Wasdin

in Eros at Dusk: Ancient Wedding and Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190869090
eISBN:
9780190869120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869090.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction lays necessary factual and theoretical groundwork for the chapters to follow by describing the social contexts of the ancient wedding and love affair. The wedding is a markedly ... More


“And Unlike Previous Royal Weddings, There Was Not the Usual Royal Ritual”: Continuity and Change

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter picks up the narrative with the second marriage of the second Romanov tsar, Aleksei Mikhailovich, in 1671, and considers how changing political structures at court, a rising wall of ... More


“To Serve without Regard for Place”: In-Laws and Courtiers

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the choreography of Muscovite royal wedding rituals, focusing on the appointments to the honorific duties typically performed at them. It focuses on the three categories of ... More


The Klezmer in Jewish Philadelphia, 1915–70

Mark Solbin

in American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227170
eISBN:
9780520935655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227170.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

In examining the use of music in community celebrations, one can gain deep insights into significant aspects of the American immigrant experience, including the evolution of a stylized American ... More


Introduction

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the wedding rituals and dynasties in Russia. It describes and analyzes the themes explored by Russian polymath and “father of Russian science” Mikhail Lomonosov — ritual, ... More


The Khosidl at the Interface of Mystical and Secular Expression

Walter Zev Feldman

in Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“The Khosidl at the Interface of Mystical and Secular Expression,” investigates the most elusive of all the core klezmer dance forms. The name khosidl is an “outsider” term not used by Hasidim, which ... More


Conclusion

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter elaborates the broad conclusions found in the study of ritual and dynasty in Russian royal weddings. It argues that wedding rituals were about dynasties and succession, and only ... More


The Genealogies: Klezmer Music and Its Traditions in Kraków and Berlin

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the reader to klezmer traditions in Kraków and Berlin, giving a historical overview of the roots and beginnings of the klezmer boom. It sketches the background of the rising ... More


The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Russell E. Martin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book shows how the vast, ornate affairs that were royal weddings in early modern Russia were choreographed to broadcast powerful images of monarchy and dynasty. Processions and speeches ... More


Laughter and Tears in Early Greek Literature

Richard Seaford

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses, in a wide range of pre-Hellenistic authors, passages based on the similarity between – or even the indistinguishability of – tears of grief and tears of joy or of laughter. ... More


What Poppaea Saw

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter discusses the drama’s single most influential scene. Poppaea’s initial silence, her dream narrative, and the foregrounding of the visual made a huge impact on Renaissance tragedy. Its ... More


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