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Dodge Commission

A body appointed by President William McKinley in 1898 to investigate charges of neglect that led to appalling conditions in U.S. military camps during the Spanish-American War (1898). It ...

Rome (Ostia-Portus)

Rome (Ostia-Portus)   Reference library

Rabun M. Taylor

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

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2013
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Archaeology, Religion
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...of Hadrian’s many urban and architectural projects in Rome. Claridge, Amanda . Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide . 2d ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. The definitive English-language field guide to the archaeological remains of Rome. Coulston, Jon , and Hazel Dodge , eds. Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City . Oxford: Oxford University School of Archaeology, 2000. This collection of articles approaches the city thematically. Individual articles discuss the city as it related to such matters as the military, construction, food...

Kültepe Texts

Kültepe Texts   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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Archaeology, History
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...on textiles, four pounds of tin per donkey load), and a right of preemption of ten percent of the textiles. Anatolian rulers promised to make good losses from brigands and occasionally (?) to prevent other (Babylonian) traders from entering their territory. Assyrians who tried to dodge the taxes by smuggling could be fined and jailed, and local rulers and officials harming Assyrians or refusing to pay their debts could be boycotted. On the whole, losses and conflicts were exceptional because both parties, profiting from the trade, stuck to the agreements. The...

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online

Islamic Historical Sources: Manuscripts and Online   Reference library

Amidu Olalekan Sanni

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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2019
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History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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...Study of Arabic in Seventeenth Century England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996), 46. 7. Fred M. Donner , The Study of Islam’s Origins since W. Montgomery Watt’s Publications . 8. Muḥammad b. Isḥāq [Ibn] al-Nadīm , The Fihrist of al-Nadīm, ed. and trans. Bayard Dodge , 2 vols. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1970). 9. Fuat Sezgin , Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums , vol. 1 (Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 1967). 10. EQ 2:376–379, s.v. “Hadīth and the Qur’ān.” 11. Sezgin, Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums , vol. 1,...

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