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Barry O’Halloran

subject of a more detailed treatment in the ‘Size Matters’ section of chapter 11. 1 Finley 1985c, 10. 2 Finley 1985c, 4. Finley’s ideology is not the ‘crude, politically motivated distortions’ of Italian Fascism or Soviet historiography but a broader more ‘neutral’ one (based on

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Barry O’Halloran

‘natural life’ of a trireme was more than 20 years but, allowing for the exigencies of battle, weather and wear and tear, the average actual life was ‘rather less than 20’. 65 On these figures, Athens would have been able to maintain an average fleet size of 300 triremes with an annual construction

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Laura Branch

common profit which lightens up the glory of God. 1 But how far was the merchant to live a godly life? As noted, contemporaries perceived a link between merchants and the adoption of Protestantism from the earliest days of religious change, and scholars have likewise debated the validity of the

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Laura Branch

contracted by living a ‘lewd and incontinent life.’ When they had recovered sufficiently the court decreed that they would be punished by the cross in the hospital grounds so that, ‘by the terror…others may be admonished from falling into the like vice.’ 82 Given the terminal prognosis of syphilis it is

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Mnqobi Ngubane

restitution process has certainly raised hopes for a new life, better than what he had previously as a labour tenant whose livestock accumulation was restricted to specific herd numbers, living on a labour tenant farm. As other (unemployed) men residing on the dismantled Khobotho, he is very keen on livestock

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Laura Branch

with Spain and spent at least twenty years living for part of the year in Seville, with the final seven years of his life lived almost exclusively in Spain. He began his will of 1536 by declaring that God had blessed him with a strong belief in ‘the holy trynitie and also in the holie articles of the

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Laura Branch

views. After abjuring, Monmouth was released and continued his ascent through civic life being appointed alderman of Tower Ward in 1534. It seems that Monmouth’s status as a godly exemplar was recognised even during his lifetime. Foxe tells us of a sermon preached by Hugh Latimer about a rich merchant

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Grasian Mkodzongi

also urbanites living in shanty towns and on white-owned farms with dubious rights over the land (Batisai, this volume). There is evidence to suggest that many migrant labourers from rural areas in former Bantustans continue to maintain a connection with their rural homesteads, where their kinsfolk

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Nerhene Davis

impact that the ‘inadequate’ management of newly restored land would have on the local economy was a key motivator to consider private sector involvement. Shared equity with a partner with experience in commercial fruit farming was therefore considered as a pre-requisite for ensuring the successful

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Matthew Adam Cobb

. A comparable situation is reflected in the Graeco-Roman sources, where ideas about the people of the extreme East are just as fantastical. The Seres, or Silk-People, are often portrayed as living at the eastern edges of the oikoumenē . Whether they can be identified with the Chinese or peoples from