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Richard Theodore Ely

Subject: Philosophy

(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

councils of the Church

councils of the Church   Reference library

Richard Price, Jane E. Merdinger, Theo van Lint, Gregory Halfond, J. F. Coakley, and Rachel Stocking

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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...to discredit Theodore of Mopsuestia or to reject his writings. Some other canons show the involvement of the Church in legal matters such as a widow ’s right to keep her dowry (canon 23). 10. Sabrishoʿ (596). The bishops published a chiefly theological document again condemning anyone not accepting the authority of Theodore, in particular those who maintained that Adam was created immortal and became mortal when he sinned. 11. Gregory I (605). This reaffirmed a Christology of two Natures and one parsopa , and the defence of Theodore (appealing to...

Poetry, Greek

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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...P. E. , ed. The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Easterling, P. E. , and Edith Hall , eds. Greek and Roman Actors: Aspects of an Ancient Profession . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Easterling, P. E. , and B. M. W. Knox , eds. The Cambridge History of Classical Literature . Vol. 1: Greek Literature . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Erskine, Andrew , ed. A Companion to the Hellenistic World . Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. Fantuzzi, Marco , and Richard Hunter ....

Poetry, Latin

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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...2006. Focuses particularly on the question of voice and the tension between orality and textuality. Clausen, Wendell V. A Commentary on Virgil, Eclogues . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. Includes a Latin text and commentary and notes in English. Fantuzzi, Marco , and Theodore Papanghelis , eds. Brill's Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral . Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2006. See in particular R. Mayer, “Latin Pastoral after Virgil” (pp. 451–466), an insightful reevaluation of later Latin pastoral with stress on its originality. Mayer makes a...

Classical Scholarship

Classical Scholarship   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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...by Franz Passow ( 1786–1833 ). Benjamin Jowett ( 1817–1893 ) worked on Plato, Thucydides, and Aristotle, and though the quality of his contributions is disputed, their impact was undoubtedly significant. Richard Claverhouse Jebb ( 1841–1905 ) produced magnificent editions and commentaries on Sophocles and other authors that are still widely used. A. E. Housman ( 1859–1936 ) was exceptional among English scholars of this period in overtly rejecting German Altertumswissenschaft —though much of his work nevertheless presupposes acceptance of German ideas—and...

Classical Tradition

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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...topics, including the contemporary battle story Hercules in the Regiment ( 1909 ) and one of the first cinematic explorations of Orpheus, The Legend of Orpheus ( 1909 ). In the United States, a handful of updated mythological films were made in this early period, including Theodore Wharton's modernized fantasy Neptune's Daughter ( 1912 ) and Gilbert P. Hamilton's comedy The Golden Fleece ( 1918 ), introducing a present-day Jason. The 1920s saw few revisions of ancient myth: one notable exception was Alexander Korda's comical romance The Private Life...

Erechtheum

Erechtheum  

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A marble temple of the Ionic order built on the Acropolis in Athens c. 421–406 bc, with shrines to Athene, Poseidon, and Erechtheus, a legendary king of Athens. A masterpiece of the Ionic order, it ...
Artemis

Artemis  

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In Greek mythology, a goddess, daughter of Zeus and sister of Apollo. She was a huntress and is typically depicted with a bow and arrows, and was also identified with Selene, goddess of the moon; her ...
Henry Cabot Lodge

Henry Cabot Lodge  

(1850–1924)US statesman and Republican senator (1893–1924).Lodge was born into a wealthy family in Boston and graduated from Harvard in 1874 with a degree in law. Admitted to the bar in 1876, he ...
Ptolemy

Ptolemy  

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(2nd century),Greek astronomer and geographer. His teachings had enormous influence on medieval thought, the geocentric view of the cosmos (the Ptolemaic system outlined in his major work Almagest) ...
ecology

ecology  

(ee-kol-ŏji)the study of the relationships between humans, plants and animals, and the environment.—ecologicaladj.—ecologistn.

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