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Cleisthenes (of Athens) and Corinth

John Salmon

in Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses what Cleisthenes' tribal system in Attica owed to Corinth. Stroud's hypothesis that the eight Corinthian tribes each had one component from the city, within and beyond the ... More


Configuring Addressee Communities in Ancient Jewish Letters: The Case of the Epistle of Baruch (2 Baruch 78–86)

Lutz Doering

in Letters and Communities: Studies in the Socio-Political Dimensions of Ancient Epistolography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198804208
eISBN:
9780191842405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804208.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter investigates how the Epistle of Baruch configures Jewish national identity in the first or second century CE. Baruch emphasizes the unity and common lot of the twelve tribes: all of them ... More


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