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Antiquity

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Greco-Roman heritage was a powerful tradition, which, together with that of the Bible, influenced Byz. culture. From antiquity Byz. inherited the Greek Language, the system of...

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antiquity

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 41 words.

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In the context of the American Antiquities Act this term is used to refer to historic or prehistoric monuments

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Antiquity

Alexander Kazhdan and Ihor Ševčenko.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1520 words.

The Greco-Roman heritage was a powerful tradition, which, together with that of the Bible, influenced Byz. culture. From antiquity

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Antiquity

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Greco-Roman heritage was a powerful tradition, which, together with that of the Bible, influenced Byz. culture. From antiquity Byz. inherited the Greek Language, the system of...

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Antiquity

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The principal independent international academic journal devoted to the field of archaeology. Established in 1927 by O. G. S. Crawford, the quarterly journal is published by...

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Antiquity

Don S. Lemons.

in Drawing Physics

February 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 7267 words.

Greek antiquity, in the text, stretches from the contributions of Thales, in 600 BCE, to that of Eratosthenes in 225 BCE. In large part the Greek-speaking contributors were materialists who...

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antiquity <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12 words.

anˈtɪkwɪˌtǝɪ, -ɪt-

sp antiquitie1, antiquity3, anti-quity1

rh iniquity S 62.10

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Late Antiquity

Gillian Clark.

February 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 152 pages.

Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction debates the concept of and the events that took place in late antiquity. Was late antiquity a period of decline or transformation, conflict or...

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National Antiquities

Monika Baár.

in Historians and Nationalism

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11547 words.

Chapter 6, ‘National Antiquities’, looks at the problems of origins and the representation of early societies in the historians' work. It points to the crucial role that myths of origins...

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Late Antiquity

Rowena Loverance.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 2978 words.

A deliberately enigmatic term with chronological, geographic and iconographic connotations. It broke upon English-speaking audiences in 1971, with the publication of Peter Brown’s The World...

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Possessing Antiquity

Eleana Yalouri.

in Re-imagining the Past

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 5799 words.

Drawing on a growing literature in material culture studies, this chapter calls for a more systematic engagement with ‘matter’ as a way of illuminating the dynamic ways in which antiquity...

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