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The End of the Big Ship Phenomenon

William M. Murray

in The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388640
eISBN:
9780199932405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388640.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Four separate battle accounts—Chios (201), Side and Myonessus (190), and Actium (31)—allow us to complete our picture of the big ship phenomenon. In each case, mid–sized polyremes (“sixes” to “tens”) ... More


The smaller picture: mini island networks

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Interaction was a prominent feature of the Aegean insular geography. This is mostly visible in the examination of interaction between neighbouring islands. Ferrying or cabotage, or its ancient ... More


Beyond insularity: islands and their peraiai

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The primacy of the island world can be established by an examination of the phenomenon of peraiai, that is, the control of pieces of land on the mainland by island poleis. Peraiai is only one side of ... More


Sophocles’ Learning Curve

Christopher Pelling

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Two of the most influential mid-20th-century discussions of Sophocles' style operated by trying to fit the surviving plays to the threefold scheme; the most recent, and very thorough, discussion of ... More


History and Context

Andrew Ford

in Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins a consideration of the historical evidence for Hermias and his relations with Aristotle. An inscription recording a treaty concluded in Hermias’ name is examined for the picture ... More


Performance and Occasion

Andrew Ford

in Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This Chapter compares another pair of representations of Hermias, two epigrams in elegiacs. An epigram Aristotle is said to have composed for a memorial at Delphi is read against the mocking response ... More


An Arbitration Concerning Lampsakos and Parion

Angelos P. Matthaiou

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/9780199652143.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

In the 1937 volume of the Revue de philologie de littérature et d'histoire anciennes, Jeanne Vanseveren (i.e., Jeanne Robert) published amongst other inscriptions a decree from Chios of the late ... More


Romulus and Remus at Chios Revisited: A Re-examination of SEG XXX 1073

Irene Salvo

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/9780199652143.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

An honorary decree from Chios, dated after Apamea (189/8 bce), offers interesting evidence for the interaction between Rome and the Greek East at the beginning of the second century bce. This chapter ... More


Epilogue: W(h)ither the Aitolian Koinon?

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/9780520201873.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter talks about the aspects of Aitolian behavior down to the early 220s which provide equally strong signals that the Aitolians had by that time expanded the horizons of their political ... More


Fragmentary Classical Historiography

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of the Oxyrhynchus Historian, Ephorus of Cyme, and Theopompus of Chios. Using the techniques and lessons discovered and analysed ... More


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