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Caričin Grad and the Changes in the Nature of Urbanism in the Central Balkans in the Sixth Century

B. BAVANT

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caričin Grad (Justiniana Prima) is an ideal site for studying urbanism in the early Byzantine period. Amongst the numerous early Byzantine sites in the central Balkans, Caričin Grad is one of the ... More


Unbuilding the Acropolis in Greek Literature

Vassilis Lambropoulos

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Despite its eminence as a physical location and imaginary topos, the Acropolis appears very rarely in modern Greek poetry and fiction. When it does, local writers instead of glorifying it, like their ... More


List of Inscriptions Assigned

Stephen V. Tracy

in Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a list of inscriptions assigned. The addressed inscription numbers include IG II2, Agora I, Acropolis museum, Eleusis, EM, Piraeus Museum Inv., ArchDelt 18A 103–105, ArchDelt ... More


Work Begins at Athens

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lord Elgin's artists arrived in Athens in August 1800. Aside from offering the usual gifts to those who had authority in the Ottoman Empire, they settled for lodgings and were ready for a long-term ... More


‘The Last Poor Plunder from a Bleeding Land’

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A rich harvest resulted from the first excavations on the Acropolis, since under Parthenon's west end, sizeable figures of the west pediment were found by the diggers which were likely to have been ... More


The Parthenon Since Lord Elgin

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the Greek Revolution, the Acropolis and the town of Athens were held in captivity by the revolutionary forces of the Greeks. The Acropolis however was surrendered to the Turks in June 1827 ... More


The Shadow of the Parthenon

Peter Green

in The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255074
eISBN:
9780520934719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255074.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Parthenon as the most perfect expression of a partial attitude to life, a soaring rejection of the past on which it stood, the Acropolis that reached back in an unbroken ... More


The Archaeological Evidence

Stephen V. Tracy

in Pericles: A Sourcebook and Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256033
eISBN:
9780520943629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256033.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Despite his prominence in Athenian politics and the leading role he played in the expansion of Athens' influence for a generation, Pericles' name has yet to turn up completely preserved on any of the ... More


Moses on the Acropolis:: Sigmund Freud

in Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226472478
eISBN:
9780226472492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472492.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Ernest Renan wrote an essay entitled “Prayer on the Acropolis,” in which he reflects on the question of recollection. For him, the practice of history was a bar to the enjoyment of personal ... More


Introduction: Decolonizing Antiquity, Heritage Politics, and Performing the Past

Dimitris Tziovas

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Introduction outlines the aims of the volume and maps out transitions, debates, and new directions in the reception of antiquity in Greece over the last few decades, thus providing the background ... More


Freud's Spain

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘A Disturbance of Memory on the Acropolis’, written by Sigmund Freud, was dedicated to Romain Rolland. This essay addressed the questions of loss and exile that were provoked by Freud's illness and ... More


Indelible Messages from Newgrange to Kakadu Park

Rosemary A. Joyce

in The Future of Nuclear Waste: What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888138
eISBN:
9780190888176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888138.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

This chapter examines the diverse features cited to justify the idea that inscriptions on the surfaces of the monoliths could convey meanings into the future. Experts and government agencies changed ... More


A Firm Archaeological Base for Urban History? Difficulties of Cross-Disciplinary Research

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

For those who posit that cities began in the nineteenth century, an appropriate methodology for studying them is to run insurance data through computers, generating statistics and calling the ... More


Meaning

David C. Yates

in States of Memory: The Polis, Panhellenism, and the Persian War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190673543
eISBN:
9780190673574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673543.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter builds on Chapter 4 and examines whether the Greeks assigned the same basic meaning to the war. It includes three comparative case studies, each of which pairs popular narratives in ... More


Water System Evidence of Greek Civilization

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Attention to water supply and drainage is the sine qua non for urbanization, and hence for that human condition we call civilization. In fact, development ... More


Karst: The Hydrogeological Basis of Civilization

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

A whole series of questions flows from Loy’s general understanding, such as: Was there a particular sort of land form associated with ancient Greek settlements? Were settlements always located at ... More


Urban Location Determinants: Argos, Gela, and Pergamon

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

A city is the locus of both sociocultural and physical-technical elements in a society. To begin to understand the importance of both kinds of factors, ancient cities are convenient examples to ... More


Planning Water Quality: Potable and Subpotable Water at Selinus and Priene

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Today when the rigors of an arid climate (Arabia) or other constraints on water resources press the limits of water supply, hydraulic engineers have to reconsider the nineteenth century answer of ... More


Morgantina's AgoraDesign and Drains

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0025
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The agora fulfilled a complex role in the life of Greek cities. In Greek agoras, nearly the whole range of public activities was accommodated: ... More


The Well-Watered Acropolis at Athens

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0031
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Persons with some knowledge of the Athenian acropolis are likely to be aware of the very early Mycenaean spring in the north-northwest quadrant, and of the still flowing Klepsydra Spring at the ... More


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