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Old and New in Roman Foreign Affairs: The Case of 197

David Potter

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At the end of the third century bc, the Roman Republic had no coherent plan of imperial expansion or roadmap for transforming conquered territories into provinces. The year 197 is notable as one in ... More


Rome and the Greeks from 229 to the Declaration of Flamininus

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/9780195375183.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 examines the sources for, and historiography of, the earliest phase of Rome’s relationship with the Greeks, with the goal of positioning Flamininus’s famous declaration of Greek freedom ... More


Competition and its Costs: Φιλονικία‎ in Plutarch’s Society and Heroes

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Philonikia, or the desire to win, was a prominent feature of Greek and Roman civic life, as it is of our own. This chapter first establishes that Plutarch does not use two words alongside each other, ... More


Plutarch and Apollo of Delphi

Philip A. Stadter

in Plutarch and his Roman Readers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718338
eISBN:
9780191787638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718338.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reviews Plutarch’s presentation of Roman dealings with the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi. After a brief description of the procedure for oracular consultation over which Plutarch would ... More


Mist or Smoke? (Flamininus 4.8–12)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses an atmospheric and involving treatment of a key Roman victory, of Flamininus over Philip V. Plutarch and the non-rhythmic Livy are probably both drawing on the non-rhythmic ... More


The Hellenistic Kingdoms: Cities and Federations of Old Greece

Simon Hornblower

in Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Political and literary considerations alike suggest that the Alexandra dates from about 190 BC and that its closing sections celebrate the victory of the Roman consul Titus Quinctius Flamininus over ... More


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