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Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Alfonso Moreno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This study shows how Classical Athens, the largest and historically most important of the Greek city‐states, depended for its survival on a supply of grain from overseas sources, especially (in the ... More


War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

G. J. Oliver

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book provides a new assessment of the economic history of Athens in the Hellenistic era, when the city was no longer an imperial power and struggled to maintain its territory, both at home in ... More


Conclusion: War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a summary of the preceding chapters. The book has covered these topics: grain supply; warfare, in particular its impact on the countryside; institutions (army, magistracies, ... More


Euonymon: The Agriculture and Economy of the Classical Athenian Deme

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a case study of the agriculture and economy of the large suburban deme Euonymon. Archaeological evidence from this deme and its neighbors on the southern Athenian plain and the ... More


Conclusion

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Conclusion argues that the origins of Athenian dependence on imported grain date to the reforms of Solon in the early sixth century. It was at this time that Athens discovered or adapted the ... More


People of Attica

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses how demographic factors affected economic concerns in Attica in the early Hellenistic period. Topics covered include demography and economics, labour and manpower, the ... More


Warfare and the Athenian Countryside

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with the impact of enemy incursions in Attica and attempts made by the Athenians to remove enemy forces installed in the polis. Epigraphical evidence from this period shows a ... More


The Dynamics of Defence: Infrastructure

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the infrastructure of defence in Attica. Topics covered include territory, autonomy, and manpower; the fortified demes of Early Hellenistic Attica; the rubble camps; and ... More


Military Manpower

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The command structure and infrastructure of the fortified garrisons reveals how the defence of rural Attica was a central focus for the Athenian polis in the early Hellenistic period, particularly ... More


Saving the Polis: Civic Finances

G. J. Oliver

in War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283507
eISBN:
9780191712722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283507.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the civic finances of Athens, and in particular focuses on the contributions that individuals and especially Athenian citizens made within the institutions of the polis. The ... More


Kephalos in the City

Corinne Ondine Pache

in A Moment’s Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195339369
eISBN:
9780199867134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339369.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Chapter 5 considers what happens to the motif of love between mortals and immortals in the civic and religious contexts of the classical polis, focusing more particularly on the hero Cephalus in ... More


Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Jordan T. Camp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become ... More


New York, New York: In which Brown and Coupez cross the country in order to attend the Attica Day Protest in Buffalo and visit fellow female prison activists in Brooklyn

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the summer came to a close, Rita Brown and Therese Coupez decided to solidify their ties with their colleagues in Attica Brothers Legal Defense by attending the annual Attica Day demonstration in ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199645794.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The major themes and findings of the work are revisited here. Included are the contributions of the present study to questions of the complex and dynamic relationship between asty and chōra, deme and ... More


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


Places of Cult: Athens and the Demes

Robert Parker

in Polytheism and Society at Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216116
eISBN:
9780191705847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216116.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Compared to Athens, Attica contains more than a hundred rural demes, many of which will have been felt by their inhabitants to have themselves a religious centre and religious periphery. A cluster of ... More


‘Those Who Make a Profession out of Rites’: Unlicensed Religion, and Magic

Robert Parker

in Polytheism and Society at Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216116
eISBN:
9780191705847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216116.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Greek expression paraphrased in the title to this chapter occurs in a non-Attic text, the Derveni papyrus, but there were religious professionals in Attica as throughout Greece. And although the ... More


Eleusinian Festivals

Robert Parker

in Polytheism and Society at Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216116
eISBN:
9780191705847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216116.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Mysteries were, and are, the most famous festival in ancient Greece. Huge throngs usually went from Athens to Eleusis for the Mysteries, raising the iakchos (mystic chant) cry on the way. ... More


Survey Archaeology and the Rural Landscape of the Greek City

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The revelation that, in Boeotia and certain other areas of Aegean Greece, the classical Greek countryside was covered by a network of small but closely-spaced activity areas was clearly apparent by ... More


Rural Burial in the World of Cities

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores rural burial in ancient Greek cities. It considers a finding that arose from an intensive survey in western Boeotia: that there were small isolated burial sites, sporadically ... More


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