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Regions and Territories in Southern Central Asia: What the Surkhan Darya Province tells us about Bactria

SEBASTIAN STRIDE

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the territories and regions in the southern area of Central Asia, focusing on the Surkhan Darya Province and Bactria. It analyses the distribution of the pattern of settlement ... More


The Dynamics of Defence: Infrastructure

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the infrastructure of defence in Attica. Topics covered include territory, autonomy, and manpower; the fortified demes of Early Hellenistic Attica; the rubble camps; and ... More


The Romans Abroad: Force, Diplomacy, and the Management of Empire

Liv Mariah Yarrow

in Historiography at the End of the Republic: Provincial Perspectives on Roman Rule

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277544
eISBN:
9780191708022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277544.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

As the Romans expanded their hegemony over the Mediterranean basin and beyond, their methods of engagement varied to suit individual situations and shifting objectives. These methods moulded the ... More


Between us: A Conclusion

Galit Hasan-Rokem

in Tales of the Neighborhood: Jewish Narrative Dialogues in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234536
eISBN:
9780520928947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234536.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The four previous chapters were generated in response to a number of tales from Leviticus Rabbah in which women neighbors appear to have more or less central functions. One of the main purposes of ... More


Towns and Territories in Roman Baetica

Simon Keay and Graeme Earl

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter attempts to develop a new method for looking at urban territories. It focuses on one of the most densely urbanized regions of the western Roman empire, Baetica, and advocates the ... More


Three Openings

M. S. SILK

in Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199253821
eISBN:
9780191712227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253821.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by evaluating Aristophanes' work — its measurement, coherence, structure, and pattern. It explains that comedy has a sense of duty and normally has its own territory. It discusses ... More


Territories and Early Rivals of Hatti

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.03
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

At the height of its power in the 14th and 13th centuries, the Hittite kingdom incorporated large areas of Anatolia and northern Syria, from the Aegean seacoast in the west to the Euphrates river in ... More


Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity

Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241916
eISBN:
9780520931121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241916.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study sheds new light on one of the most spectacular changes to occur in late antiquity—the rise of pilgrimage all over the Christian world—by setting the phenomenon against the wide background ... More


Landscapes of Artemis

SUSAN GUETTEL COLE

in Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space: The Ancient Greek Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235441
eISBN:
9780520929326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235441.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Legends about Artemis reflect the realities of space and place because she was a goddess often located in or near easily disputable areas. The placement of temples of Artemis on major ancient ... More


Space, Society, Religion: A Short Retrospective and Prospective Note

François de Polignac

in The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417099
eISBN:
9781474426688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417099.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

It is now a well-established fact in the human and social sciences that the study of the spatial distribution of social life, including religion, is one of the best accesses to the analysis and ... More


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