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Armenian Genocide

Benjamin Lieberman

Benjamin Lieberman is Professor at Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, USA. His research interests include ethnic cleansing and genocide. He is the author of Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe (2006) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Holocaust and Genocides in Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...On the night of Saturday April 24, the Armenians of Constantinople, the chief city of the Ottoman Empire, were still resting after their celebration of Easter. The Ottoman Empire was at war, but Constantinople’s Armenians, at least...

Introduction: Food and Commensality in the Near East

Paul Erdkamp

Paul Erdkamp is Professor of Ancient History at the Flemish Free University of Brussels, Belgium. He is author of Hunger and the Sword; Warfare and Food Supply in Roman Republican Wars; and The Grain Market in the Roman Empire; and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rome (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Cultural History Chapter

...Agricultural Revolution The Epic of Gilgamesh tells the story of the primitive Enkidu and of Gilgamesh, a citizen of the city of Uruk. Enkidu, a wild man from...

The Latin interlude

Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris is Professor of the History of Byzantium at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of Byzantium and the Crusades (2nd ed., 2014) and The End of Byzantium (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constantinople : Capital of Byzantium

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...According to legend, shortly after Constantinople had been inaugurated in 330, Constantine the Great consulted a famous astrologer, Vettius Valens, to discover how long the city would last. The answer was very precise: 696 years exactly...

Marduk’s Return

Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book Chapter

...All abbreviations herein are in accordance with the list of abbreviations found in the U–W volume of The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (CAD), viii–xxix, which can be accessed online...

Byzantine Constantinople today

Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris is Professor of the History of Byzantium at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of Byzantium and the Crusades (2nd ed., 2014) and The End of Byzantium (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constantinople : Capital of Byzantium

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...In September 1918, after having chosen the losing side in the First World War, the government of the Ottoman Empire sought an armistice from the Allied powers. A few weeks later a fleet of British, French and Italian warships entered...

Codes

A Cultural History of Law in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...“Culture” and “law” are both slippery terms that evade simple definition. The dialog of culture and law that has transpired across academic disciplines since the 1990s has produced, through incremental accretion, a method of putting law...

Love, Sex, and Sexuality

A Cultural History of Marriage in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...In the British Museum in London a couple rests on a stone throne; he rests his arm in her lap, while she encloses his hand in hers. They are holding hands, on display for the world to see, holding hands in eternity (Figure 6.1...

The Senses in Philosophy and Science

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...The Western worldview inherited two opposite—even conflicting—views of sense perception from ancient philosophy. One of them considered the human mind as part of the general causality of nature, being a passive recipient of sensory...

Use and Reception

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...As John Harvey noted, medieval gardens “could serve an aesthetic as well as a material purpose . . . The various motives involved were not mutually exclusive, but complementary.” J. H. Harvey, Mediaeval Gardens (Beaverton, OR: Timber Press,...

A Conceptual Approach to Sexual Violence during the Armenian Genocide

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...[The corpses] were laid in such a position as to expose their persons to the ridicule of passersby, and on the abdomen of each was cast a large stone. They had evidently been murdered there at the noon hour and then the brutal guards had...