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Eponymous Coin-Names

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/9780197264287.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The ktetics of certain Greek cities were in wide circulation from an early date, with reference either to the coins of the cities or to the standard weights and values of their coinage, as used by ... More


Oracles and Caves

Yulia Ustinova

in Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses oracles focused on caves and subterranean chambers, such as the prophetic caves belonging to Pan and the Nymphs, oracles of the dead (at Taenarum, Heracleia Pontica, and ... More


The Trojan War, Theoxenia, and Aegina in Pindar's Paean 6 and the Aphaia Sculptures

Guy Hedreen

in Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry: Myth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546510
eISBN:
9780191594922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Pindar's Paean 6 and its mythology in the light of contemporary art, especially sculpture. The Aphaia pediments and Pindar's poem enhance Aegina's heroes, while engaging with ... More


An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

From the outset, the European Union's common agricultural policy (CAP) was subject to scathingly criticism. Despite this, no substantial reform was undertaken until 1992. Then, in little more than a ... More


The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus

Joseph E. Skinner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793600
eISBN:
9780199979677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793600.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a study of the origins and development of ethnographic thought, Greek identity and narrative history - commonly referred to as Great Historiography. An introductory chapter outlines the ... More


Mapping Identities

Joseph E. Skinner

in The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793600
eISBN:
9780199979677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793600.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter identifies some of the major building-blocks upon which “ethnographic discourse” might be founded: knowledge relating to a variety of foreign peoples, both Greek and non-Greek, and the ... More


Exploring the Determinants of CAP Reform: A Delphi Survey of Key Decision-makers 1

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

A panel of key decision-makers, closely involved in the 1992, 1999, and 2003 CAP reforms, participated in a Delphi survey designed to ascertain what had prompted the Commission to launch these reform ... More


Les Lauriers sont coupés

Anthony Ossa-Richardson

in The Devil's Tabernacle: The Pagan Oracles in Early Modern Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157115
eISBN:
9781400846597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157115.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Delphi, arguing that it has fallen out of our world. Since it yielded to the archaeologists, and to the tourists, it has become ashrine only to curiosity, to be approached ... More


Agreement: The First Way of Knowing

MITROFF IAN I. and LINSTONE HAROLD A.

in The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The role of Agreement as one of the first and classic ways of knowing is examined in this chapter. It critiques one of the major philosophical bases on which professional education rests, the ... More


Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Margaret Foster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295001
eISBN:
9780520967915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in colonial discourse from the archaic and classical periods. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind ... More


Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today ... More


Sicily and the Greeks: Apollo Archêgetês and the Sikeliote Network

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

In contrast to Rhodes and its back-ripple effect, setting out from different origins, Greeks (Dorians and Ionians from different places) converged on Sicily, where they developed a “positive” ... More


Cult and Identity in the Far West: Phokaians, Ionians, and Hellenes

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

Self-aware networks of cults articulated circles of collective identity: the polis (here Phokaia), region (Ionia, the West), the subethnic “Phokaian” (Greeks in the west), “Ionian,” and the “Greek.” ... More


International Religion

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/9780199216116.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Not even at the level of practice, still less of the imagination, was religion in ancient Athens restricted within the confines of Attica. This international dimension of Athenian religion has four ... More


Individuals and Oracles

Esther Eidinow

in Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199277780
eISBN:
9780191708114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277780.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Whereas most modern scholarship concentrates on the use of oracles by states, this chapter explores the evidence for the use of oracles by individuals, exploring both epigraphic and literary material ... 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


Argead and Aetolian Relations with the Delphic Polis in the Late Fourth Century BC

MICHAEL ARNUSH

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses the position of the Delphic polis in Greek affairs of the 4th century bc, specifically in the years of Alexander of Macedon's sovereignty over the Greeks and during the ... More


Human Wisdom

C. D. C. Reeve

in Blindness and Reorientation: Problems in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934430
eISBN:
9780199980659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934430.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

As part of his defense against the charge of impiety brought against him by Meletus in 399 BC, Socrates represents himself as the servant of Apollo, the possessor of a divine sign (daimonion), and as ... 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


12. Nemean 7: Neoptolemos at Delphi

Anne Pippin Burnett

in Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the ode Nemean 7, Pindar ostensibly praises a boy named Sogenes, the first Aiginetan to win the boys' pentathlon at the games held for Zeus at Nemea. It is a highly polished epinician performance ... More


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