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The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Andrew Poulter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a significant insight into the changes that occurred in the late Roman period and which shaped the emergence of early medieval Europe. The book provides detail regarding the ... More


Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Alfred Michael Hirt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

For the Roman empire the control of its metal and marble resources was of high significance: marble was central to the representation of imperial wealth and power and the uninhibited access to metal ... More


Island Archaeology and Island History: Cyprus

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers, first, various archaeological ‘constructions’ that have guided as well as constrained the study of Cypriot archaeology. Until the 1980s, for example, most archaeologists ... More


Island History and Island Identity on Cyprus

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides an island history of Bronze Age and early Iron Age Cyprus, discussing at length all published documentary evidence related to Alashiya, Ku‐pi‐ri‐jo, and Iadnana (Neo‐Assyrian ... More


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


Introduction

Alfred Michael Hirt

in Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introductory chapter provides an overview of research on mining and quarrying within the Roman empire and pinpoints the themes not satisfactorily addressed by previous studies. The organizational ... More


Roman Silver Coinage: Mints, Metallurgy, and Production

Matthew Ponting

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses issues surrounding the estimation of the silver content of Roman imperial silver coins and presents some results of ongoing research. Silver content is an important tool for ... More


Eastern Eurasian Geography, History, and Warfare

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter serves as an introduction to Eastern Eurasian geography, military struggles, and political organization during the medieval period. It discusses the climate and geography of East ... More


Harvesting the Sea: The Exploitation of Marine Resources in the Roman Mediterranean

Annalisa Marzano

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199675623
eISBN:
9780191757167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675623.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a systematic treatment of the exploitation of marine resources (e.g., large-scale fishing, fish salting, salt production, aquaculture, purple dye manufacturing), in the Roman world ... More


Provinces and patriarchs: organizational structures

PETER NORTON

in Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Geographical organization and the claims to authority to which it gave rise are of clear relevance to the issue of elections, and the Nicene regulations on elections are intertwined with the question ... More


The Structure of Plutarch's Adversus Colotem

Eleni Kechagia

in Plutarch Against Colotes: A Lesson in History of Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199597239
eISBN:
9780191731495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597239.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the structure of the Adversus Colotem and examines the reasoning underlying the order of exposition which Plutarch followed in his response to Colotes' book. It argues that ... More


Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

J. Rasmus Brandt and Jon W. Iddeng (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696093
eISBN:
9780191745744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696093.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Archaeology: Classical

Festivals were the heartbeat of Greek and Roman society, its social and political organization, and its institutions. They set the rhythm of the year, as laid down in a calendar, and through them ... More


Swaying the Assembly

Ian Worthington

in Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199931958
eISBN:
9780199980628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter features more of Demosthenes' political speeches, his growing success in the Assembly, and Philip's invasion of the Chalcidice. It also deals with the clash between Demosthenes and ... More


Commentary on Dem. 9–11 and 13 (P.Berol.inv. 9780)

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Didymus's commentaries on Dem. 9–11 and 13, which compose the P.Berol.inv.9780. It notes that most of the commentary on Dem. 9, or Demosthenes' Third Philippic, is lost. The ... More


Internal Relations: Ascra as Community

Anthony T. Edwards

in Hesiod's Ascra

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236585
eISBN:
9780520929579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236585.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter addresses the evidence provided by Hesiod for the internal organization of his community. It explains the organization and priorities of the individual household and the mode of ... More


Rome's Conquest and Unification of Italy, 299–264 b.c.

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Livy's tenth book contains a detailed account of the first six years of the Third Samnite War. This book contains several episodes involving political disputes over the conduct of elections. The ... More


Consensus, Community, and Discourses of Power

Ryan Boehm

in City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The final chapter explores the ways in which competing interests and social groups of the polis potentially threatened the unity of the synoikized city. It first discusses potential causes for ... More


Workshops, Connoisseurship, and Levantine Style(s)

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter reviews scholarship on Levantine ivories, which has concentrated on the use of stylistic analysis for purposes of attribution and the identification of locations of production. The ... More


Introduction

Danielle L. Kellogg

in Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple: Ancient Acharnai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199645794
eISBN:
9780191755828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645794.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction offers a brief summary of the history of studies of the Attic demes and the Athenian democracy and provides a justification for the present study. It notes the unique role that ... More


‘For their hoplites numbered three thousand’ 1: Demography and Population

Danielle L. Kellogg

in Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple: Ancient Acharnai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199645794
eISBN:
9780191755828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645794.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Thucydides’ unequivocal statement as to the size of the Acharnian hoplite contingent at the start of the Peloponnesian War, combined with the deme’s unusually large bouleutic quota, has led to a ... More


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