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Inheritance and the Athenian nature of Sophoclean tragedy

Eleanor Regina OKell

in Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199562329
eISBN:
9780191724978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562329.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores inheritance in Sophocles’ extant tragedies to determine whether Sophocles relied on Athenian practice and how his tragedies could have been comprehended by a wider Greek ... More


Rural Burial in the World of Cities

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/9780748623334.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores rural burial in ancient Greek cities. It considers a finding that arose from an intensive survey in western Boeotia: that there were small isolated burial sites, sporadically ... More


The Integration and Perception of the Rule of Law in Roman Crete: From the Roman Conquest to the End of the Principate (67 BCE–235 CE)

Ioannis E. Tzamtzis

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The contrast between Rome’s difficult and bloody conquest of Crete on the one hand and the absence of any conflicts after the island’s integration into the Roman imperium on the other has not escaped ... More


Classical Crete

David M. Lewis

in Greek Slave Systems in their Eastern Mediterranean Context, c.800-146 BC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198769941
eISBN:
9780191822728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769941.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter continues the analysis of Chapter 6 by focusing on slavery in classical Crete. Ancient writers from Aristotle onwards compared the system of dependent labour in Crete to Sparta’s helots. ... More


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