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Who were the Boiotians? Myths of Migration in Ritual

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter describes the Boiotians as among those Greeks who understood their past in terms of wanderings. It discusses the Boiotian custom performed at Dodona that puts the final seal on the ... More


Fresh Light on the Institutions and Religious Life of Thespiai:: Six New Inscriptions from the Thespiai Survey

Albert Schachter and Fabienne Marchand

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/9780199652143.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter presents a selection of texts discovered by the Boiotia Cities Survey teams within the last few years. These texts have been chosen as they present documents which, although short and ... 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


Introduction

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/9780520272507.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter poses the central problem to which the whole book is devoted: koina (“Greek federal states”) are ubiquitous but poorly understood. They are predicated on the sacrifice of complete ... 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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