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Ancient SamniumSettlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Rafael Scopacasa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the region of Samnium in central Italy, where a rich blend of historical, literary, epigraphic, numismatic, and archaeological evidence supports a fresh perspective on the ... More

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

An Archaeological History of Indian Buddhism

Lars Fogelin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199948215
eISBN:
9780190234157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948215.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book provides a survey of Indian Buddhism from its origins in the sixth century BCE, through its ascendance in the first millennium CE, and its eventual decline in mainland South Asia by the ... More

The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

Getzel Cohen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241480
eISBN:
9780520931022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241480.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second volume in an organized survey of the Greek settlements founded or refounded in the Hellenistic period, provides historical narratives, detailed ... More

Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Peter Liddel and Polly Low (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The practice of reading, recording, and thinking about inscriptions is common to both the modern and ancient worlds. From the archaic period onwards, ancient literary authors working within a range ... More

Subtle BodiesRepresenting Angels in Byzantium

Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium

Glenn Peers

A. Long (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224056
eISBN:
9780520925137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224056.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Throughout the course of Byzantine history, Christian doctrine taught that angels have a powerful place in cosmology. It also taught that angels were immaterial, bodiless, invisible beings. But if ... More

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More

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