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Xenophon (1), Greek historian  

C. J. Tuplin

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Xenophon, son of Gryllus, from the Athenian *deme of Erchia, was born into a wealthy but politically inactive family around 430 bce. He presumably served in the cavalry (see hippeis (2) and (4)) and ... More

Xenophon (2), Greek novelist  

Ewen Bowie

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Greek novelist (see novel, greek), author of The Ephesian story of Anthia and Habrocomes (Τὰ κατὰ Ἀνθίαν καὶ Ἁβροκόμην Ἐφεσιακά). Mention (2. 13. 3) of an eirenarch, an office not attested before ... More

Xerxes I  

Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg and Amélie Kuhrt

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Xerxes I (OP Khšāyaršā), son of *Darius(1) and Atossa, king of *Persia486–465 bce, chosen by his father as successor (XPf ll. 31 ff.; Hdt. 7. 2–3). At the beginning of his reign he crushed a revolt ... More

Xuthus  

Emily Kearns

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Xuthus, a mythological figure connected with the perceived racial divisions among the Greeks. According to *Hesiod (fr. 9 M–W) he was son of *Hellen and brother of Dorus and Aeolus (2), the eponyms ... More

The Yazidis  

Christine Allison

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Jan 2017
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Religion
One of the world’s most endangered religious minorities, the Yazidis are a predominantly Kurdish-speaking group numbering some 500,000 souls, who once inhabited a wide area stretching ... More

Yeh, Chu-Sheng  

Juei-king Lee

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Dec 2014
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Encyclopedia of Social Work
Chu-Sheng Yeh (1915–2008) promoted the well-being of children and youth in the areas of education, health, and social welfare. Professor Yeh established two programs related to social ... More

Yellow Fever in the Caribbean  

Mariola Espinosa

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Latin American History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

#YoSoy132, Social Media, and Political Organization  

Javier Contreras Alcantara

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Oct 2017
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Latin American History
During the 2012 presidential election in Mexico, a movement arose that broke with the existing framework of political mobilizations. What began as a protest to call into question the past ... More

Youngdahl, Benjamin Emanuel  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Encyclopedia of Social Work
Benjamin Emanuel Youngdahl (1897–1970) was a public welfare administrator, educator, and lecturer. He influenced the social work profession during his career as president of the American ... More

Younghusband, Dame Eileen  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Encyclopedia of Social Work
Dame Eileen Younghusband (1902–1981) was an international educator and scholar who influenced the development of social work around the world. She helped transform the International ... More

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