in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 41 words.
In the context of the American Antiquities Act this term is used to refer to historic or prehistoric monuments
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
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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in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation
March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12 words.
sp antiquitie1, antiquity3, anti-quity1
rh iniquity S 62.10
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...
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...
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...
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...