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Published: 01 September 2019
FIGURE 1 Activities of women during clerical exile. FIGURE 1. Activities of women during clerical exile.
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4144–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.44
Published: 01 March 2020
... ordinary people in these flourishing villages. Material remains which attest a high volume and diversity of economic activities, a degree of equitable distribution of income, effective routes of communication, the existence of social capital, and capacity for cooperation and technological innovation reveal...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32128–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.128
Published: 01 June 2019
... Christian religious identity. These practices included worship of the planetary deities, rest on the Day of Jupiter rather than on the Lord's Day, and the reservation of activities like marriage, travel, and personal grooming to certain planetary weekdays. A brief survey of the spread of the two weeks...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 314–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.4
Published: 01 March 2019
..., #WCCWiki , and the development of WOAH, have successfully increased the visibility of women online. Consequently, it offers a model to mobilize change with few physical or financial resources, but rather facilitated by digital tools and social media. Through digital feminist activism, there is the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42239–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.239
Published: 01 June 2020
...: “Torah knowledge, it seems, can be fixed and preserved over time, which is described as nailed down and unmovable, or it can be ‘uprooted,’ making it moveable, changeable, and lost” (87). Regular activities such as sleeping and eating are also presented, in rabbinic texts, as fixed. Thus fixity, as a...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42153–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.153
Published: 01 June 2020
... spirit. 90 Thus, even after Guntram's death, hostilities between the parties of Brunhild/Childebert and Fredegund/Chlothar II may have required keeping the political agency of the history active by leaving the work unfinished. 136 The final chapter (10.30) before the epilogue that Gregory...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42185–202 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.185
Published: 01 June 2020
... audience's community. Put another way, law is not a single code or book, but an activity. Law is what lawyers do when they argue over what texts are authoritative, how those texts should be understood, and how the texts are relevant to particular cases. While law and legal practice may seem like a coherent...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42228–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.228
Published: 01 June 2020
... with the Capitolium and the legitimation of imperial authority, remained an active “heritage site” even in a decidedly Christian era. Like Rome's Holy Mountain , Maskarinec's City of Saints is a book about different ways of knowing and experiencing Rome's changing built environment. As the title...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 42203–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.2.203
Published: 01 June 2020
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 411–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.1
Published: 01 March 2020
... scholars identify factors that, when present within specific communities, allow them to use their resources in a way that enables them to withstand and overcome unfavorable situations. She finds that “a high volume and diversity of economic activities, a degree of equitable distribution of income...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 41136–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.136
Published: 01 March 2020
... uniquely recreate traditions as much as carry forward and transmit them. Monasticism crucially acted as a conductor not only for knowledge, but also for the skills to replicate and generate new expressions of it. Nor can it be seen as non-elite activity carried out in a “desert” geographically distant and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 41147–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.147
Published: 01 March 2020
... Buddhism and trade activity. Chapter Five returns us to a Chinese tomb, now of a sixth-century CE general in present-day northwest China, the find site of an ewer depicting scenes linked to the Trojan War cycle and thought to have been made in Hellenized Bactria (present-day northern Afghanistan...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 414–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.4
Published: 01 March 2020
... usefulness. He summoned Attalus, deposed him of his imperial rank and sent the regalia to Honorius as an indication that he no longer backed the usurper and was willing to reopen negotiations. 107 During his short time as emperor, Nepotian instigated an “intense numismatic activity.” 68 After an...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4176–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.76
Published: 01 March 2020
..., here framed in the exercise of his nomothetic function. Since it concerns the matter of religion, the definition of the nomothetic activity establishes a relation between the emperor and the divine by associating them in terms of an actual contiguity. In fact, the sovereign will—here seen in its...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34644–648 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.644
Published: 01 December 2019
... people and their active presence in the past. The catalogue authors take every opportunity to flag identified scribes and draftspeople, personal copies, known gifts and commissions, annotations and changes to books. The Spong Man is anonymous and unique; figures like Bede and Alcuin pervade the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34581–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.581
Published: 01 December 2019
... text paves the way for a reconstruction of the local and regional context in which the events documented on the inscription took place. This sort of activity continued in the cities of the Roman West down through the later second century C.E., but by the middle of the third century, the inscriptions...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34631–635 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.631
Published: 01 December 2019
... western Roman Emperor. He demonstrates the continuities in political, diplomatic, and military activities in the period before the Gothic War, which resembled late Roman civil wars without delineated territorial kingdoms, as “Burgundian” rulers sought alliances with the East. His article makes one ask...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34475–507 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.475
Published: 01 December 2019
... analyze “the power dynamics and ideologies of disease and disability,” as Andrew Langford writes below. Different disciplinary perspectives can be effectively deployed toward activating the contemporary relevance of the late antique sources and challenging the epistemological hegemony of the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34508–546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.508
Published: 01 December 2019
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34547–580 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.547
Published: 01 December 2019
... read Cyprian's letter, whether in triplicate or circulating between reading communities, could well have imagined a broader public reading them, too. 93 Writing the memories of martyrs for the purposes of their commemoration was an activity known from other Cyprianic letters. In Ep. 12.2.1 Cyprian...