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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Simon Goldhill sdg1001@cam.ac.uk Frederic Clark , The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2020 ), 355 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 In this impressive first book...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 310.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Caroline Walker Bynum Peter Dronke, Imagination in the Late Pagan and Early Christian World: The First Nine Centuries AD (Florence: SISMEL, Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2003), 261 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 451–463.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peter Van Nuffelen The term “pagan monotheism” was coined to describe monotheistic tendencies in Greco-Roman religion. Its usefulness has been strongly disputed on various grounds: for introducing a cognitive perspective on ancient religion, which was basically ritualistic; for implicitly taking...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 249–254.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Christopher P. Jones The subject of “the last pagans” or “the end of paganism” in the Greco-Roman world has interested scholars for over a century but begs the question “What is paganism?” Is the term usable as a tool of analysis? It originates from the Latin paganus , meaning “villager,” “rustic...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2012
...” of cultural analysis. The essay includes a tribute to Anne Marie Meyer (1919 – 2004), Warburg scholar and long-time affiliate of the Institute, with special emphasis on the question that she uniquely raised: “Exactly what was the relation between [Aby] Warburg's research on paganism in the Renaissance and his...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... together the work of ancient and medieval historians, to examine their own positions vis-à-vis the discipline of history and to reflect on its political and rhetorical aspects. The seminar, titled “Jews, Pagans, and Christians Write History in Antiquity,” was meant to question, through self-reflexive...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of classical pagan sign-theory in the development of Reformation sacramental discourse. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 St. Augustine Desiderius Erasmus sign-theory history of rhetoric English Reformation Common Knowledge 27:1 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8723023 © 2021 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... cosmopolitan and hierarchical inherently for the ultranationalist and pagan ittoo was because survive to failed choreography Nijinsky’s ordestructive. productive be may prominence of their degree and kind the develops, art any which in context cultural ofments the ele...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... many Christians, between debates lively by momentous eventwere characterized symbolically this Academy.preceding decades The Athenian the down closed Justinian Emperor 529 is when the CE, endof paganism datefor the canonical The (London: BristolClassicalPress, 2012),181pp. “Ancient...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the was Bellevue creet, dis perfectly and humane, relatively situated, Beautifully exceptional. nothing areputation. him earned already had culture, onChristian antiquity of pagan influence work onthe pioneering his with together pageantry, and patronage, ing, by lished estab notbeen had...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 236–252.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of the peace the it.Thus, from separate onapeace insisted world and pagan onthe war declared instead Christians a worlddevil. the to lost the Rome,however, peace. (theirown) Christians in left offered be to is, that group,   privileges specific with group aseparate as Jews Rome...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 368–369.
Published: 01 April 2014
... cosmopolitan and hierarchical inherently for the ultranationalist and pagan ittoo was because survive to failed choreography Nijinsky’s ordestructive. productive be may prominence of their degree and kind the develops, art any which in context cultural ofments the ele...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
... constructional innovation. constructional or forformal incapacity its by distinguished style, pagan and academic, nistic, ahedo as art of Renaissance condemnation Ruskin’s from derived ultimately and analysis onvisual based was which architecture, of Renaissance view English...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 582–584.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Northwestern- ofthe coeditor is University, atColumbia ofEnglish professor adjunct and Foundation rial God: Pagan Monotheism in the Roman Empire theRoman in Pagan Monotheism God: ofOne author the He is of Belgium. Academy Flemish Royal...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 318–340.
Published: 01 April 2003
... that, as long as the putatively Christian world remains pagan in character, it cannot expect them to rectify their error. Soloviev thus represents the Jewish Problem as a Christian problem, and in so doing he finesses a question that would continue...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... il Kraye  —Jill side. ontheir was notif God, history, Nevertheless, opponents. pagan oftheir sophistication philosophical the in were notablylacking writers Christian two these world time, of the in creation body, divine of the and resurrection soul, ofthe immortality...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 495.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and of Hutchinson’s paradoxes achievementthe explore Norbrook and subtly bour mud.” muchtwo- so “Pagan as aremarkable principles In central she its hated that sheprofessed public, shehermade translation time the me.”by stood that Moreover, &inke apen by with down them &sett in, wrought I...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Monks preserving, copying, and recopying manuscripts of pagan origin after the fall of Rome and well into the Christian era is a familiar image of that success, as is the image of rabbis redirecting Jewish energies from the Temple to the Talmud after the Roman...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., old Aby by his brother Max. brother his by old Aby The Renewal of Pagan Antiquity: Contri Antiquity: Pagan of Renewal...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Descartes to Lord Kelvin to H. G. Wells to David Bohm, and from Conrad Hal Waddington to Henry Compton to Stephen Hawking and Steven Pinker, Bedeviled assumes that the demons of the church or of paganism and the demons of science differ and resemble each other in ways that can be usefully elaborated. What...