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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
829 words

The awarding of government jobs, appointments, and other considerations on the basis of political ties or favors is known as ...

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1,984 words

The evolution of cultural patronage in the age of Enlightenment reflects the gradual erosion of the older structures of political ...

Patronage, Social

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
235 words

(προστασία, Lat. patrocinium). A system of patron-client relationships developed in the late Roman Empire; Libanios delivered a special oration ...

Patrons and Patronage

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1,571 words

No Byz. equivalent existed for these terms, although epithets such as donor (doter) and entrepreneur (entalmatikos) ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
3,298 words
1. Greek. ... (i) Architecture. (ii) Sculpture, painting and other arts. (i) Architecture. Communities, not individuals, commissioned monumental ... More
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
4,924 words

[This entry includes three subentries, on social, literary, and artistic patronage.] ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
4,313 words
Illustration(s):
3

Works of Islamic art created under court patronage have long received primary attention from scholars, museum curators, collectors and the ...

Patronage

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
3,889 words

No artistic culture, from classical Greece and Rome to Renaissance Italy and England to present-day America, has existed without some ...

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

A patron of art or letters is (Johnson) ‘one who countenances, supports, or protects’, a meaning derived from ...

patronage, ancient

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1,209 words

The evidence for the production, circulation, and readership of books in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds is scattered, often ...

patronage, modern

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
446 words

Patronage remained essential for the material transmission of literature in much of the post-classical period. Charlemagne’s support, for example, led ...

Patronage

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,989 words

Private patronage, both individual and corporate, has played a substantial role in the evolution of American art, while the relatively ...

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
410 words

At the beginning of the 20th century, Sir Wilfrid Laurier considered patronage to be ‘the most important function of government’, ...

Patronage

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
421 words

The word generally used by historians to describe the financial and moral support pre-modern elites in Italy and elsewhere gave ...

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

is an element of civilian and military politics. Since the world descended into the age of ideologies it has ...

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

In relation to art, patronage has two meanings: the first refers to the private encouragement and support of the arts; ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
438 words

The basic idea of one high‐status patron authorizing the appointment to some public position of a lower‐status beneficiary is as ...

Patronage

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
934 words

Until the late 18th c., it was virtually impossible for French writers to live on their literary earnings. Even Diderot ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
3,929 words

1. Before 1500 ...

The Middle Ages evolved different theories about how works of art came into existence, most of which

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
597 words

In the broad sense, patronage was a protection, often together with a sort of tutelage, exercised by a powerful man ...

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