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Expanded Ethnics

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

For the most part the ethnic of a citizen of an independent city carries no reference to the region in which the city is located, only to the city itself. However, the combination of a regional ... More


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

Joseph Scholten

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Between 279 and 229 bc, the Aitolian koinon, a federation of mountain cantons in west central Greece, expanded to incorporate many of the neighboring lands and peoples lying between the Adriatic and ... More


The Birth of Greater Aitolia, 279–270 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/9780520201873.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter talks about the Aitolians' momentous abandonment of the traditional, ethnic boundaries of their political economy, providing as it did the potential for creating a new mainland polity ... 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


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


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


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


Political Communities

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/9780520272507.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The optimistic results of the fiscal analysis are tested here by exploring the role of coercion in the formation and maintenance of the koinon over time. This chapter shows that koina were too ... More


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