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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Donelle Ruwe Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (1814) is a historical novel by the Irish author Adelaide O’Keeffe that features religious conversions from paganism to Judaism, and from Judaism to Christianity. O’Keeffe stages these conversions within the context of late Enlightenment debates about...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 226–233.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to Carhart, all “traveling the same road. . . . All were trying to understand, if not reconstruct, the ancient world in its entirety” (124). The influence of Robert Wood’s The Ruins of Palmyra (1753) on the development of Heyne’s critical method, shown in chapter 4 of The Search for the Historical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of the Acropolis, as published by Stuart and Revett in their first volume of The Antiquities of Athens (1762), and the Drawing Room ceiling taken from the Temple of the Sun, depicted earlier by Robert Wood in his Ruins of Palmyra (1753).31 Walpole probably also admired...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of pan-European significance. Following from this, the core chapters explore the significance of the fresh archaeologi- cal discoveries in the age of neoclassicism, as represented by Herculaneum and Pompeii, Palmyra, and Balbec, and the publications on Athens, which were to change the entire...