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Pausanias’ Egypt

Martin Bommas

Martin Bommas is senior lecturer in Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was a research associate of Professor Jan Assmann at the University of Heidelberg until 2000, and has published five monographs on ancient Egyptian rituals, religious texts, and memory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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... hand, Serapis Canopus also links to the Egyptian origins of these cults, but is better attested,In Canopus, a famous sanatorium of Isis existed where Serapis interpreted dream oracles and became associated with Asklepios, s. Merkelbach...

Introduction: Cultural History and the Theatres of Antiquity

Martin Revermann

Martin Revermann is Associate Professor of Classics and Theatre Studies at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... aggressively, addressing both its intra- and inter-generic dimension (i.e. competition between rival comic playwrights on the one hand, and competition between comedy and others genres, especially tragedy, on the other).Biles in Revermann 2014:...

Introduction

Martin Bruegel

Martin Bruegel is a historian at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... in the media and legislatures. Dry statistics required a narrative to relate the context in which the observed population evolved, so the peripatetic Meriwether thought. His attempt to recover first-hand accounts from the people whose...

Food and Politics

Martin Bruegel

Martin Bruegel is a historian at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... dimension in food politics. On the one hand, it contributed to the removal of the more violent aspects from public life. On the other hand, it enhanced opacity in decision making now often inflected by pressure groups. To be sure,...

Interpretations: The Stage and its Interpretive Communities

Martin Revermann

Martin Revermann is Associate Professor of Classics and Theatre Studies at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... on the other hand, maintains that since our empirical world is itself ontologically removed from the world of ideas (which is accessible only to the mind), the mimetic artist who imitates the empirical world – Plato explicitly mentions painters...

The Iseum Campense as a Memory Site

Martin Bommas

Martin Bommas is senior lecturer in Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was a research associate of Professor Jan Assmann at the University of Heidelberg until 2000, and has published five monographs on ancient Egyptian rituals, religious texts, and memory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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... not follow the aim of proselytization. The Egyptian cults as reinvented by the ancient Greeks, on the other hand, follow the model of universal religions which can be transferred regardless of the issues of time and space,Bommas 2011a....

Consuming Gas in Victorian Britain

Martin Daunton

Martin Daunton is a Professor of Economic History, at the University of Cambridge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Consumption : Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America

Berg, 2001

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... had more votes in order to ensure that power was in ‘responsible’ hands; in the second, each ratepayer had one vote. The franchise for these commissioners was therefore a subject of controversy and considerable variation, which affected...

Material Politics: An Introduction

Matthew Hilton

Matthew Hilton, University of Birmingham. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin Daunton

Martin Daunton is a Professor of Economic History, at the University of Cambridge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Consumption : Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America

Berg, 2001

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... 1978); G. Smith, The Consumer Interest (London: John Martin, 1982); J.D. Forbes, The Consumer Interest: Dimensions and Policy Implications (London: Croom Helm, 1987); R.N. Katz (ed.), Protecting the Consumer Interest: Private Initiative...

Work and Leisure

A Cultural History of Work in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... on the Sunday could be enforced by divine intervention. A hagiographical account of St. Hedwig of Silesia written around 1300 tells of a woman who foolishly ground her grain with a hand-mill or quern on a Sunday. Her hand stuck fast to the handle...

Jewish Memory and Identity in the First Century ad

Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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... of the ladder. Philo discusses this dream, along with other dreams of Jacob, at length; Josephus, on the other hand, mentions it only briefly (Philo, On Dreams, 1.6–1.188; Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 1.278–283; see also Genesis...