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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24440–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.440
Published: 01 December 2018
...Wendy Mayer This essay seeks to provide a framework for the four articles that follow. While the employment of medical metaphors by the writers of Late Antiquity has long been recognized, for medical historians the domains to which the metaphors are applied have remained largely in the background...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24437–439 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.437
Published: 01 December 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Scholars of Late Antiquity have long noted the medical, health, and healing metaphors found in early Christian sources. In older research, scholars have understood these metaphors—such as Christ as the divine physician or sin as illness of the soul—to be drawing ideas from the field of...
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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
...Jessica Wright In late antique theological texts, metaphors of the brain were useful tools for talking about forms of governance: cosmic, political, and domestic; failed and successful; interior discipline and social control. These metaphors were grounded in a common philosophical analogy between...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24464–490 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.464
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jared Secord In this article, I propose a new way of interpreting athletic metaphors in early Christian literature. I argue that the metaphorical figure of the athlete would have evoked for ancient readers not simply the ideas of competitive struggle, but also the idea of sexual abstinence, a...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24491–511 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.491
Published: 01 December 2018
...Emily R. Cain In Paedagogus 1.6.28, Clement describes baptism through the metaphor of a cataract surgery that enables the percipient to see God. In antiquity, cataract surgery was neither a common nor a safe procedure, which raises the question: why does Clement use such an unlikely metaphor for...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 14381–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.4.381
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marion Kruse Historians have long taken Procopius' description of heavily armored mounted archers in the opening of his Wars to be a more-or-less accurate depiction of contemporary military practice. This paper argues that Procopius employs archery as a metaphor for authorship by drawing on the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24512–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.512
Published: 01 December 2018
... Oration should be understood as more than merely a metaphorical flourish, more than a clever use of medical imagery at the service of a sacramental theology. Rather, his use of technical medical terminology and concepts about dietetics and pharmacology are an example of medical knowledge being applied...
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Published: 01 March 2020
FIGURE 3 Diagram of four key interacting capacities enabling community resilience. Adapted from Norris et al., “Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness,” fig. 2 . FIGURE 3. Diagram of four key interacting capacities enabling community
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Published: 01 March 2020
FIGURE 11 Summary of interacting late antique capacities which would have enabled community resilience, based on this discussion and adapted from Norris et al., “Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness,” fig. 2 . FIGURE 11. Summary of
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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
... unusual temporal occurrences in which two or more events happen seemingly simultaneously. One of the central insights of this chapter is that rabbinic sources use the metaphor of bodies moving across space to describe temporal simultaneity. In one text, two people arriving at a gate at the same time...
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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
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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
... evil and to choose its opposite.” 68 It must be stressed that Plato is not treating the disease of the soul as an analogical or metaphorical category, but is indeed attempting to define mental illness. 69 Furthermore, this notion is not incidental nor marginal within the context of Plato's...
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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
...FIGURE 3 Diagram of four key interacting capacities enabling community resilience. Adapted from Norris et al., “Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness,” fig. 2 . FIGURE 3. Diagram of four key interacting capacities enabling community...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33436–471 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.436
Published: 01 September 2019
... metaphor of a palimpsest aptly describes the monastic literature surveyed in section II . Non-Chalcedonian monastic literature makes a virtue of exile, layering the actual or threatened exile of non-Chalcedonian heroes over Nicene exiles, monks and martyrs and ultimately the biblical exile of the Hebrews...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33337–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.337
Published: 01 September 2019
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33369–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.369
Published: 01 September 2019
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32251–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.251
Published: 01 June 2019
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3156–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.56
Published: 01 March 2019
... death. 20. Jonathan Klawans, Purity, Sacrifice and the Temple: Symbolism and Supercessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 209. 21. BT Berakhot 17a. 22. James W. Watts, “The Rhetoric of Sacrifice,” in Ritual and Metaphor: Sacrifice in the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23294–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.294
Published: 01 September 2018
... Lent,” Jewish Quarterly Review 106.2 (2016): 179–207. 3. Susanna Elm, “Sold to Sin through Origo : Augustine of Hippo and the Late Roman Slave Trade,” Studia Patristica 98 (2017): 1–22. 4. Our own life circumstances tend not to appear as metaphors in our thought—we reach elsewhere for...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23342–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.342
Published: 01 September 2018