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founders, city

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἰ̑κιστής), whose achievements frequently...

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founder effect

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The phenomenon occurring when a population is founded by a small sample of the entire species, perhaps just a handful of individuals. Chance dictates that these founder members will be...

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founder effect

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 82 words.

The phenomenon occurring when a population is founded by a small sample of the entire species, perhaps just a handful of individuals. Chance dictates that these founder members will be...

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founder effect

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 82 words.

The phenomenon occurring when a population is founded by a small sample of the entire species, perhaps just a handful of individuals. Chance dictates that these founder members will be...

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founders, city

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Classical Reception. 292 words.

Founders were chiefly important before *Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἶκιστής), whose achievements frequently led to his...

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founder's barrow

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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A term popularized by Leslie Grinsell to refer to the first barrow to be established in a barrow cemetery, often the biggest and most distinguished. In some early Bronze Age...

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Sacred Founders

Diliana N. Angelova.

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 450 pages.

Starting with Augustus and extending through early Byzantium, a discourse of imperial founding helped articulate and legitimate imperial authority. Artwork, literature, imperial honors, and...

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The Founders

Aidan Dodson.

in Monarchs of the Nile

January 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2853 words.

This chapter first briefly discusses Egypt's Predynastic Period before discussing its early rulers up until the Second Dynasty. Using archaeological evidence primarily found in these kings'...

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The Founder

Phillip N. Haberkern.

in Patron Saint and Prophet

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 18610 words.

This chapter traces the evolution of the figure of Hus within the era of the Hussite wars and his co-optation by the more moderate Utraquist church that emerged from the Bohemians’...

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The Founders

Justin B. Litke.

in Twilight of the Republic

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 13106 words.

The circumscribed politics of the Puritans persist into the constitutional period, despite changes in the self-conception of the people. Though the nation's founders treat the role of God,...

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founder / ~ed v

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.

ˈfǝʊndǝɹ / -d

sp founder1 / founderd1, fowndred1

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founders of cities

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 79 words.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (2) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under

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Contracting among Founders

Thomas Hellmann and Veikko Thiele.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Economics; Industry Studies. 13206 words.

This article develops a theory of contracting among founders of a new firm. It asks at what stage founders agree to commit to each other, how they structure optimal founder contracts, and...

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American Type Founders Co.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 156 words.

In response to competition from *Linotype and *Monotype and their *hot-metal composition methods, 23 *typefoundries established the American Type Founders

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American Type Founders Co.

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

In response to competition from Linotype and Monotype and their hot-metal composition methods, 23 typefoundries established the American Type Founders Co. in 1892. It acquired rights to a...

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After the Founder Dies

David V. Barrett.

in The Fragmentation of a Sect

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 12533 words.

After the death of their founder religions often face a period of turmoil and readjustment, even if the succession has been well planned. An original typological model is used to categorise...

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The Founder’s Tomb and Posthumous Honors

Diliana N. Angelova.

in Sacred Founders

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 8729 words.

The chapter proposes that the mausoleum of Augustus and the Res Gestae (Deeds of Augustus), written by Augustus and displayed on the Mausoleum, are the alpha and omega of his public image...

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Deism and the Founders

Darren Staloff.

in Faith and the Founders of the American Republic

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8647 words.

Among the issues most debated by historians of the American founding is the extent to which the founders were influenced by orthodox Christianity or Deism. Deism, or “the religion of...

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Founder Effect Speciation

Alan R. Templeton.

in Evolutionary Biology

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 10486 words.

The origin of species (speciation)—the process by which two or more species evolve from a single ancestral species—is a central problem in evolutionary biology. During the evolutionary...

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The Funder as Founder

James Shulman.

in Giving Well

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 10863 words.

Using the case study method, and an analogy with venture capital, this chapter explores the ethical and practical implications of high‐engagement philanthropy, or funder‐founder...

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