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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 ...

Translation of Greek and Persian Texts into Arabic

Translation of Greek and Persian Texts into Arabic   Reference library

Parviz Morewedge

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Science and technology
Length:
4,109 words

...Routledge, 1999. Hanaway, William L. “Yād-dashthā-yi Shāhnāmeh / Notes on the Shahnameh.” Iranian Studies 37 (December 2004): 708–711. Ibn al-Nadīm, Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq . The Fihrist of al-Nadīm: A Tenth-Century Survey of Muslim Culture . Edited and translated by Bayard Dodge . 2 vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1970. Ibn al-Nadīm, Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq . Kitāb al-Fihrist . Edited by Gustav Flugel . 2 vols. Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel, 1871–1872. Masʿūdi, al- . Kitāb at-Tanbīh wa-l-ishrāf . Edited by M. J. de Goeje . Leiden, Netherlands: Brill...

Rome (Ostia-Portus)

Rome (Ostia-Portus)   Reference library

Rabun M. Taylor

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Archaeology, Religion
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7,053 words
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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...

Calligraphy

Calligraphy   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
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13,590 words
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...(Déroche group E) seem to approach cursive. Early Abbasid scripts differed considerably from the scripts used in daily life and were difficult for the untrain-ed to read, so old forms began to be replaced by cursive ones. al-Nadim: Fihrist [Index] (987–8); Eng. trans., ed. B. Dodge as The Fihrist of al-Nadīm: A Tenth-century Survey of Muslim Culture, 2 vols. (New York, 1970) M. Amari : “Bibliographie primitive du Coran,” annotated by H. Dérembourg , Centenario della nascita di M. Amari , i (Palermo, 1910), pp. 5–22 G. Bergsträsser : “ Zur ältesten...

Social Justice, Anti-Poverty Work, and Religion

Social Justice, Anti-Poverty Work, and Religion   Reference library

Lara Rusch, R. Khari Brown, Ronald E. Brown, and Francine Banner

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Religion
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7,930 words
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...these “free spaces,” “protected spaces,” and “cultural laboratories,” where otherwise marginalized voices can support each other, raise consciousness of shared experience, develop relational practices and leadership skills, and ultimately influence public debate and policy ( Dodge, 2011 , p. 191; Evans & Boyte, 1986 ; Polletta, 1999 ). For a free space to exist for poor people, community members need safety, trust, and the opportunity to communicate as equals on issues that matter in their lives. The official public spaces of the court system, a new...

Mosque

Mosque   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
18,226 words
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...the social history of Fez. Conservation International Indonesia. “Final Report: Islamic Boarding Schools and Conservation.” The World Bank Faith and Environment Initiative, October 12, 2005. “Council on Islamic Education.” http://www.cie.org/index.aspx/ . Home page of the CIE. Dodge, Bayard . Al-Azhar: A Millennium of Muslim Learning . Washington, D.C., 1961. Highly readable account of the history of the al-Azhar mosque and its educational aspects up to the reforms of 1961. Dohaish, Abdullatif Abdullah . History of Education in the Hijaz Up to 1925 . Cairo,...

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