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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von (1848–1931)

Enrico Magnelli.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 515 words.

(1848–1931),

German classical scholar. After studying classical philology at the universities of Bonn and Berlin, Ulrich von

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Boyd, Hugh Stuart (1781–1848), Greek scholar

William Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 536 words.

Boyd, Hugh Stuart (1781–1848), Greek scholar, was born at Edgware, Middlesex, on 23 March 1781, the son of Hugh Macaulay Boyd (1746–1794) and his wife, Frances, née Morphy. His father had...

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Bodington, Sir Nathan (1848–1911), Greek scholar and university administrator

G. S. Woods.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies; Organization and Management of Education. 752 words.

Bodington, Sir Nathan (1848–1911), Greek scholar and university administrator, born at Aston, Birmingham, on 29 May 1848, was the only son in a family of one son and one daughter of...

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Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(1848–1931),

German classical scholar. After studying classical philology at the universities of Bonn and Berlin, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff had a long academic career as...

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Iunius Nipsus, Marcus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(RE 108) (perhaps 2nd cent. ad),

gromaticus; author of treatises on mensuration, replacement of boundaries, and surveying of rivers.

Ed. K. Lachmann, Die Schriften der...

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A plural Italy

Antonino De Francesco.

in The Antiquity of the Italian Nation

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 14542 words.

This chapter underlines how Vincenzo Cuoco’s interpretation of Italian antiquity did not hold up against Giuseppe Micali’s Italy before the dominion of Rome. Published in 1810, this work...

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Unity in diversity

Antonino De Francesco.

in The Antiquity of the Italian Nation

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 12287 words.

This chapter attempts to measure the real impact of Giuseppe Micali on the political culture of the Risorgimento, testing the importance of his work Storia degli antichi popoli italiani on...

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The Sources for Presocratic Philosophy

David T. Runia.

in The Oxford Handbook of Presocratic Philosophy

October 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 13686 words.

Between about 2,600 and 2,400 years ago, a group of men lived whose thought formed the beginning of the discipline of philosophy. All contemporary material records of these men have...

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Marxism and classical antiquity

Paul Cartledge and David Konstan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 1156 words.

Having written his doctoral dissertation on the atomic theories of *Democritus and *Epicurus (1841, published 1928), Karl Marx retained a lifelong interest in classical antiquity, spicing his...

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Introduction

Thea S. Thorsen.

in Roman Receptions of Sappho

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; Classical Literature. 11039 words.

Within a framework that shows how Sappho’s reception in antiquity has important implications for Sappho scholarship, our understanding of Roman poetry, and of classical reception studies in...

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