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Overview page. Subjects: History.

Collecting all the field‐names of a parish from every available source, from earliest times to the present day, is a worthwhile task for a local historian or a group project. Unlike the...

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Papyrology: Literary and Documentary

Rodney Ast.

in Classics

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 9120 words.

Papyrology owes its name to the paper-like writing material produced from the papyrus plant on which texts in Antiquity were commonly written. Although papyrus was used throughout the...

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Heritage Management

Ricardo Elia and Marta E. Ostovich.

in Classics

P ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 10142 words.

Heritage management is a growing field that is concerned with the identification, protection, and stewardship of cultural heritage in the public interest. It is part of a burgeoning...

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The History of Modern Classical Scholarship (Since 1750)

Constanze Güthenke.

in Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 17055 words.

The history of classical scholarship has multiple identities: it is an established, though often secondary, part of historically self-conscious scholarship, in terms of naming its...

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The History of Modern Classical Scholarship (Since 1750)

Constanze Güthenke.

in Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 17055 words.

The history of classical scholarship has multiple identities: it is an established, though often secondary, part of historically self-conscious scholarship, in terms of naming its...

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Theophrastus of Eresus

Han Baltussen.

in Classics

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 8933 words.

Theophrastus of Eresus (372/1–282/1 bce) came from the island of Lesbos (near Turkey) and was originally named Tyrtamos. Like many young men he was drawn to the metropolitan center of...

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Research Resources for Classical Art and Archaeology

Jocelyn Penny Small.

in Classics

P ublished online June 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 7326 words.

This bibliography provides a first stop to finding more information about many topics in classical art and archaeology. Since its scope is so large, it has no pretensions to being...

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Greek Sculpture

Carol C. Mattusch.

in Classics

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 10853 words.

In his History of the Art of Antiquity (1764; Winckelmann 2006 in General Overviews), J. J. Winckelmann proposed a chronology of Greek art based upon style. Following his lead, scholars...

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