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潞公文集 , by Wen Yanbo 文彥博 . Ca. 1097. Siku quanshu edition. Luoyang jinshen jiuwen ji 洛陽搢紳舊聞記 , by Zhang Qixian 張齊賢 . 1001. Repr. Shang- hai: Jinbu shuju, n.d. Luoyang mudan ji 洛陽牡丹記 , by Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修 . 1030s. Congshu jicheng chubian edition. 67) Cf. Stephen H. West, “Spectacle, Ritual, and Social

In: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Beijing and view the celestial visage of Your Majesty, all of them are full of envy and regard it as an honor.” 46 By these words he implied that the magnificent spectacle of the arrival of all the tributary states to the court was not an unreachable dream but, instead, it fit well with the wish of the

In: Foreign Devils and Philosophers

certes li un spectacle bien diff6rent du paysage actuel, ou 1'on trouve difhcilement quelques pieds de vignes disperses dans les vergers de la ville. L'information peut nous paraitre d'ailleurs d'autant plus surpre- nante que le climat est-pontique, avec ses fortes precipitations r6par- ties sur toute I

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degrading supreme punishment: they were thrown to the beasts in the amphitheatre at Iconium to serve as a spectacle contrary to all 241 customary practl'ce' 15) . Those words reveal a traditional arrangement which the Isaurian highlanders and lowlanders had reached-a `moral economy' of treatment

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periods of economic dislocation from the mid-ninth century and the political disorder of the early decades of the tenth do offer the occasional spectacle of the mob's wrath spurred by high prices and hunger'°2). These were the collective expression of a just anger against the intollerable interference in

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shaped the spectacle which was the Ottoman Empire. Historians who subscribe to this view support the case for the survival of the unfit. But new ABBREVIATIONS USED IN FOOTNOTES BVA Basvekalet Arsivi, Istanbul D Defter (register) E EvrAk (single folios) 1E Ibnülemin Tasnifi (classification) in BVA MDY

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ethnically motivated violence in Karachi. When women have been targeted, it has often been to make a particularly powerful point. For example, Khan (2007) has written about the murder of a Punjabi police officer’s wife and her decapitation by an mqm party worker as a spectacle meant to send a strong

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consummated dramaturge, orchestrates a horrific spectacle by disrupting a whole city, its inhabitants, and its sovereign, and, most importantly, by operating multiple changes of identity. These concern both his fellow characters and himself. That is why Storm’s reinterpretation of Dionysus as the god of split

In: Dionysus on the Other Shore

residences, 6vitait de traverser le Caire pour aller de l'une ? autre parcequ'il r6pugnait ? passer au milieu des souqs et a se "donner en spectacle" aux boutiquiers et aux passants 3). L'evolution economique du Caire, le developpement et le deplace- ment des zones d'activit6 commerciale ou artisanale, ont

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his feet and announces his name. This is a most unusual spectacle to the onlooking brahmanas. They are awestruck and repeat the formula, "Indeed, it is wonderful, indeed, it is marvellous! How great is the psychic power and the majesty of the recluse in virtue of which the brahmana Brahmayu, well

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