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Limen

Paul Hammond

in Dryden and the Traces of Classical Rome

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184119
eISBN:
9780191674181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184119.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses Dryden's poetry. For him the origins of his culture lie partly in Rome, and in Latin, but origins are to some degree invented ex post facto, and those Latin texts which he ... More


The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Christy Constantakopoulou

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the history of the Aegean islands and the changing concepts of insularity in the late archaic and classical period, with particular emphasis on the 5th century and the period of ... More


Religious networks in the archaic Aegean

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on island interaction expressed in religious activities. Its starting point is the Calaurian amphictiony in the Saronic Gulf. It argues that the amphictiony had an 8th-century ... More


The Aegean islands as an imperial network: the fifth century and the Athenian empire

Christy Constantakopoulou

in The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215959
eISBN:
9780191706868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215959.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Athenian relations with Delos, from Peisitratus' attempt at control to the 5th-century Athenian empire. Delos was chosen as the headquarters of the newly-founded ... More


(Xen. Mem. 3.3.12): Song-Dance and State-Pilgrimage at Athens

Ian Rutherford

in Music and the Muses: The Culture of Mousike in the Classical Athenian City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242399
eISBN:
9780191714078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242399.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter is concerned with song-dance in the context of Athenian state-pilgrimage or theoria. It offers a reconstruction of the various possible types of theoric chorus before considering the ... More


Dancing on Delos: Δαλίων θύγατρες between Myth, Ritual, and theoria

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines choral performances on Delos, a centre of theoria, the peculiar form of state-pilgrimage previously mentioned. It sets out the fundamental case of how aetiological myth is ... More


The Homeric Hymn to Apollo: The Question of Unity

Mike Chappell

in The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199589036
eISBN:
9780191728983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589036.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the controversial question of narrative unity in the Homeric Hymn to Apollo. A thorough review is undertaken of previous scholarship on the issue of whether the unified poem ... More


Bilingualism at Delos

J. N. ADAMS

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the second century BC, a substantial number of Italian and Greek traders of comparable status came together on the island of Delos, setting up a potential competition between the two public ... More


Fluid Hegemonies: The Cyclades in the Early Fourth Century (403–355)

Brian Rutishauser

in Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter covers the early fourth century, which was a time of shifting hegemonies by various powers over the Cyclades region. Sparta, Athens, and Thebes all exercised naval power in the Aegean at ... More


A (Nearly) Perfect Symbiosis?: The Cyclades in the Later Fourth Century (355–314)

Brian Rutishauser

in Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter covers the end of the Social War to the loss of Athenian control over Delos near the end of the fourth century. Although the most powerful allies of Athens had left the Second Athenian ... More


Travel Tragedy

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An exploration of the prominence of the themes of travel and the sea in the play suggests that it offered Euripides' audience ways of thinking about the connections between the Black Sea cult of ... More


Decoration and Demon Traps: The Meanings of Geometric Borders in Roman Mosaics

John Manley

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0033
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The thousands of mosaics that survive from the Greek and especially Roman worlds are taken by many to be one of the great surviving artistic hallmarks of ... More


The Economics of Dedication at Greek Sanctuaries

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/9780748623334.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Whether at Panhellenic sanctuaries — Olympia, Delphi, Delos — or at city and ethnos sanctuaries — Lindos, Perachora, Isthmia, the Argive and Samian Heraea, the Athenian Acropolis, Pherae — there is a ... More


Aegean Interactions: Delos and its Networks in the Third Century

Christy Constantakopoulou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787273
eISBN:
9780191829345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787273.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book addresses the history of interaction in the Aegean world during the third century BC. The main focus is the island of Delos and its important regional sanctuary. Through a thorough ... More


‘Belonging’ to Rome, ‘Remaining’ Greek: Coinage and Identity in Roman Macedonia

Sophia Kremydi-Sicilianou

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

During a Period when the Western world, and especially Europe, has been undergoing radical changes, the concept and definition of ‘identity’ has naturally attracted ... More


Local Mythologies in the Greek East

Simon Price

in Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199265268
eISBN:
9780191917561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199265268.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The Overall Issue of this Chapter is the articulation of local identities within the broader context of the Greek and Roman world. The development of mythologies, that ... More


The Production Technology of, and Trade in, Egyptian Blue Pigment in the Roman World

Michael Tite and Gareth Hatton

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Egyptian blue was first used as a pigment on tomb paintings in Egypt from around 2300 BC, and during the subsequent 3,000 years, its use both as a pigment ... 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 ... 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 ... More


Early and Late Examples: A New Look at Olynthos and Pompeii

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/9780195072808.003.0024
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The arrangements made in ancient cities for the management and use of water varied over the extent of the Greek world, depending on local topography and ... More


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