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Name-Changes and ‘Posthumous’ 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/9780197264287.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a discussion of metonomasies (name-changes) of cities and islands. The materials concerning the metonomasies of cities are based on Stephanus, many of whose entries record ... More


The Metamorphosis of Pantomime: Apuleius' Judgement of Paris (Met. 10.30–34) *

Regine May

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the value of the description of the ‘Judgement of Paris' pantomime in book 10 of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, as evidence for pantomime. The performance, which takes place in the ... More


‘Barnabas’, Jewish Christianity, Trouble at Corinth

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After the period covered by Acts, other sources throw light on some of the problems besetting Christian communities in the late first century. Debates between Church and Synagogue are indicated in a ... More


South to Achaia

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

While waiting for Timothy in Athens, Paul concluded that Corinth would be much more fruitful mission territory. The intense commercial ethos of Corinth and the Sisyphus myth. Why Corinthians listened ... More


Conversations with Corinth

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Reports on the situation at Corinth convinced Paul that the root of most of the problems lay with the Spirit-people who had misunderstood Apollos. In 1 Cor, Paul brutally attacks this group, ... More


Confusion at Corinth

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Paul's choice of Corinth as a missionary base was well-motivated; however, the church members there had proved to be the most exasperating ones Paul had to deal with. The chapter argues that ... More


Looking Westward

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

After relaying the bad news from Corinth, the messengers returned there. Paul promised a visit in the near future. After accompanying the collection to Jerusalem, he planned to go to Rome first and ... More


Early Christian Diversity: The Quest for Coherence

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses early Christian diversity, from first- and early-second-century Christianity. Disagreements in the mid-second century continued, on whether St. John's gospel and Apocalypse of ... More


Partnership at Philippi

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Philippi was the first European city to be evangelized by Paul. The chapter argues that Paul's preference for Philippi was surprising as it is inland, contradicting his earlier partiality to coastal ... 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


“In the City of Peirene”: Claiming, Erasing, and Challenging the Past in Corinth

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores how Corinth’s Greek past and Roman present were negotiated in texts and monuments within and around the city. It begins by examining the uses of Corinth’s past by the Roman ... More


The Macedonian Peace of Philip II and Alexander the Great

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Greek Slogan of Freedom and Early Roman Politics in Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195375183
eISBN:
9780199896721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375183.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 shows that Philip’s Macedonian peace served as a framework for his own military alliance, the League of Corinth. Philip reorganized all the other Greek alliances in the name of freedom, ... More


“For the Conqueror, Death”

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/9780199931958.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at Philip's dealings with the enemy Greek states after Chaeronea and his common peace in Greece that led to the formation of the League of Corinth in 337, together with his seventh ... More


Pausanias and the Chest of Kypselos

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/9780748623334.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Pausanias's account of the Chest of Kypselos takes up some 170 lines in the best-known text. The remarkable correspondences between Pausanias's account of the iconography and epigraphy of the chest ... More


Coming and Going in Himerius's School

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Arrivals at and departures from Himerius's school in Athens were often occasions for oratory. There are enough examples of Himerian oratory associated with such occasions to warrant examining them ... More


It was Literally a Leap in the Dark

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The strategy imposed by the trans-Appalachian west underwent dramatic changes during the period between John M. Porter's Fort Donelson capture, his release, and the time when he had reached the army ... More


Of Ghosts and Specters: The Reception of Paul’s Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Corinth

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book highlights the ways in which Paul’s letters to the Corinthians deploy various rhetorics of ethnicity to persuade or challenge audiences in Corinth. It demonstrates how questions of ... More


Becoming All Things: Paul and the Rhetoric of Ethnic Malleability

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the ways in which Paul, like the orator Favorinus, deployed his own ethnically malleable self before the Corinthians. In comparing Paul’s and Favorinus’s bodily constructions, ... More


Marketplaces, Merchant Ships, and Festivals: Negotiating Identities in Corinth

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how some of the Corinthian elite also found ways to negotiate their identities between and among ethnicities. It begins by describing the Isthmian Games in Corinth and then ... More


Speech, Flattery, and the Negotiation of Identity for “Some” Corinthians

Cavan W. Concannon

in "When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Corinth is a dynamic landscape in which cultural exchange created possibilities for new negotiations of identity. This chapter presents a reconstruction of “some” Corinthians, focusing on reimagining ... More


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