in the Time of Augustus, by Ramsay MacMullen.
Erdelyi sorskerek (The Transylvanian Wheel of Fate) is the life story of Laszlo Szabedi, poet and linguist, for twelve years a professor at the Hungarian-language Bolyai University in Romania, an institution established in 1945 as an expression of communist regard for ethnic minorities and suppressed in 1959 as part of the ruthless Romanization
campaign led by one Nicolae Ceau|escu.
Proponents of pinyin, which became China's official romanization
system in 1958, have long accused Taipei of trying to establish a potentially inefficient alternative standard merely for political reasons due to the sovereignty dispute with Beijing.
Again, taken as a whole, I did not find the examination of Tacitus' Agricola (151-76) very informative, but it does contain good things on Agricola's Romanization
policy (162-3) and on Calgacus (168).
Moreover, the author has been diligent throughout in defining musical and political terms succinctly (accompanied by accurate Chinese romanization
, which helps any reader conversant in Chinese to understand the native terminology used).
RLG and INION will establish a joint committee to work out the technical details of the data export, conversion, and load of INION records in CitaDel and to explore ways of improving access to the records, including English equivalents of Russian keywords and romanization
of key fields (author, title, and edition and publication statements).
The entries are all in the Chinese language, and they are arranged alphabetically according to the pinyin system of romanization
She covers cultural flux and fix--perspectives on religious enemies in antiquity; Roman portents and Christian miracles--identity formation and rivalry; religio-political reactions--Roman patterns of expulsion; the dialectics of cultural flux and fix--religious Romanization
and the making of martyrs; some religio-political trends--worship of the emperor, the sun, and the savior; God's great olive press from Augustine to Huntington; and cultural flux and fix--perspectives on religious enemies in contemporary Europe.
The entries emphasize that the integration of what is now Italy under Roman rule, was a complex process with local and regional variations, though they maintain that Romanization
didn't simply mean erasure of local identity.
For the nonspecialist reader, the inconsistencies in Chinese romanization
can be confusing.
This reviewer detected only two misprints in this good-size volume: on page 31, the year of Sun's admission to the Medical School of Canton Hospital should be 1886 rather than 1866; and on page 235, the pinyin romanization
for Big-gun-Sun should be Sun dapao rather than Sun dabao.
As bishop of Salford (Manchester) from 1872, he was an effective collaborator, both in his diocese and on the national scene, in the romanization
of the English Catholic Church carried out by Manning.