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Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

David A. Teegarden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156903
eISBN:
9781400848539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation—laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to “kill a tyrant.” The book demonstrates that the ancient Greeks ... More


Was there an Anthroponymy of Euboian Origin in the Chalkido-Eretrian Colonies of the West and of Thrace?

Denis Knoepfler

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the onomastics of the Euboian colonies of Sicily, Magna Graecia, and Thrace to determine the continuities with the names of the mother cities of Eretria and Chalkis. The ... More


The Eretrian Tyrant-Killing Law

David A. Teegarden

in Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156903
eISBN:
9781400848539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156903.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter defends the following thesis: the promulgation of the Eretrian tyrant-killing law played an important role in defending Eretria's newly reinstated democratic regime against internal ... More


The Reuse, Recycling, and Displacement of Levantine Luxury Arts

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter explores different ways in which communities could form around displaced artworks through several case studies of Levantine artworks that followed complicated biographical trajectories: ... More


The Heirs of Odysseus, 800 BC–550 BC

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Whether the early Greeks possessed as powerful a sense of identity as the Phoenicians is far from clear. Only when a massive Persian threat appeared to ... More


The Journey Out: Symposium at Sea

Hallie M. Franks

in The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190863166
eISBN:
9780190863197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863166.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter takes as its subject exotic mosaic imagery that is not easily identified as “sympotic” through an association with Dionysos. It argues that exotic imagery, particularly when paired with ... More


The Journey In: Dionysos the Traveler

Hallie M. Franks

in The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190863166
eISBN:
9780190863197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863166.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Dionysos, the god of wine, often shown on vases alongside his retinue of revelers, is a natural subject for the decoration of the room in which the symposium is held. Greek pebble mosaics, however, ... More


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