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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24542–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.542
Published: 01 December 2018
... unconventional metaphors of the brain in the work of the fifth-century Greco-Syrian bishop Theodoret of Cyrrhus—the brain as a treasure within the acropolis, and the brain as a node in an urban aqueduct—both of which adapt the structural metaphor of governance to reflect the changing political and economic...
Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 22147–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.2.147
Published: 01 May 2018
... narrations: Maraval, Lieux saints et pèlerinages , 43. 53. While translating silq as “aqueduct” here is possible, the meaning “chard” is favored by comparison to other texts. For example, when the phrase “green like silq ” (أخضر كالسلق) appears in al-Iṣṭakhrī's fourth/tenth-century Arabic...