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Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Benjamin Kelly

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the contribution that petitioning and litigation made to the maintenance of the social order in Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 284). It does this by exploiting the many hundreds of legal ... More


Hierarchy and Group Solidarity

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines cases in which people submitted petitions on behalf of other people, or on behalf of a group of which they were a part. It argues that the act of petitioning served to reinforce ... More


Philosophy of Education and the Later Hellenistic Polis

B. D. Gray

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter argues that citizens of later Hellenistic poleis took a much greater and deeper interest than their predecessors in controversies in the philosophy of education. This case is made ... More


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