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Introduction

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the population of the region known in antiquity as Aitolia in the southwestern Balkan peninsula, which has always been marginal to the Greek world. The Aitolians of the ... More


Expansion and Consolidation, 270–245 b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the shattering experience of the Gaulish invasion, followed by the restoration of the Antigonid monarchy in Makedonia, which impelled the leaders and members of the Aitolian ... More


Aitolians Abroad: Activity and Influence in the Aegean and Peloponnese in the 250s and 240s b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter talks about the expansion of the Aitolian koinon, which had many consequences for both individual League members and for the federation as a whole. The growth and consolidation of ... More


Defeat and Recovery, 229–221 b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Greater Achaia's new additions diluted its anti-Makedonian zeal, the keystone of the alliance that allowed Doson to deliver a stunning blow to an overextended Greater Aitolia, stripping the League of ... More


The First War with Philip V, 221–217 b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the alliances that have come under varying degrees of Makedonian influence and were members of a so-called Hellenic Alliance which threatened the ability of the citizenry of ... More


Creating a Common Polity: Religion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Emily Mackil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520272507
eISBN:
9780520953932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272507.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the ancient Greece of Pericles and Plato, the polis, or city-state, reigned supreme, but by the time of Alexander, nearly half of the poleis of the mainland Greek world had surrendered part of ... More


The Archaic Period and the Fifth Century

Emily Mackil

in Creating a Common Polity: Religion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520272507
eISBN:
9780520953932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272507.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A historical narrative of inter-polis cooperation in Boiotia, Achaia, and Aitolia is offered in this chapter for the Archaic and early Classical periods. Shifting dynamics of voluntary cooperation ... More


The Fourth Century

Emily Mackil

in Creating a Common Polity: Religion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520272507
eISBN:
9780520953932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272507.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The development and refinement of the formal institutions of the koinon in the fourth century are the subjects of this chapter. The collision between the interests of koina and the ideology of ... More


The Hellenistic Period

Emily Mackil

in Creating a Common Polity: Religion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520272507
eISBN:
9780520953932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272507.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents a narrative of the major developments in the Boiotian, Achaian, and Aitolian koina in the Hellenistic period and their defeat and dismantling by the Romans in the second ... More


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