in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 948 words.
The heroine of Ramayana, one of Hinduism's two preeminent epics, Sita has been interpreted in diverse ways. In the
in The Oxford History of Hinduism
June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism; East Asian Religions. 11290 words.
The impulse in Hinduism to attribute divinity to women is well demonstrated in the legend of Sītā. Her unconditional devotion to her husband Rāma qualifies her as worthy of devotion,...
P ublished online August 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 12998 words.
Sītā, heroine of the ancient South Asian epic/narrative tale the Rāmāyaṇa, is the long-suffering wife of the epic’s hero Rāma. Called by such names as Vaidehī, “lady of Videha,” Jānakī,...
in Benezit Dictionary of Artists
January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 31 words.
Italian, 18th century, male.
Active in Ferrara in 1738.
Pietro Sita executed altarpieces for the church of SS Cosimo e S Damiano and Sant'Uffizio in...
August 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 18874 words.
This chapter comes back to women's dharma: now depicted not so much through maternal generations as in its enactment by each epic's chief heroine. Rather than being portrayed...
in The Ramayana Revisited
October 2004; p ublished online April 2005 .
Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 11295 words.
This chapter looks at how a fictional character's identity can change when the character is recreated through multiple versions of the narrative. In comparison to other legendary women of...
in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism
P ublished online December 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 90 words.
Societé Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautiques. The organization that runs the airlines’ data-processing and communications system on a computer complex
in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary
January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 191 words.
• cater, crater, creator, curator, data, debater, delator, dumbwaiter, equator, fascinator, freighter, frustrater, gaiter, grater, gyrator, hater, later, legator,
in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 190 words.
• cater, crater, creator, curator, data, debater, delator, dumbwaiter, equator, freighter, frustrater, gaiter, grater, gyrator, hater, later, legator, mater,
in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions
January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 64 words.
Consort of Rāma and considered therefore to be an incarnation of the Goddess Lakṣmī. She is the