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Simple Names in Ionia1

Curbera Jaime

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The most significant work written so far about Greek onomastics in Asia Minor (Louis Robert’s Noms indigènes de l’Asie Mineure) mainly demonstrates the excessively ‘indigenist’ interpretation of ... More


The Historical Significance of Fortification in Archaic Greece

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/9780748623334.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the historical significance of fortification in archaic Greece and deconstructs the simple concept of ‘fortification’ by showing that, even within a single period, its nature ... More


Asia, the Oikoumenē, and the Map of the World

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter considers how the metaphysics of Asiatic kingship, or the ideology of tyranny, related to concepts of the physical world. The earliest Ionian maps of the world, attributed to the ... More


In Asia Minor

Jacqueline de Romilly

in The Life of Alcibiades: Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501719752
eISBN:
9781501739965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter addresses the defections of the islands and the cities of Asia Minor following the disaster of the Sicilian expedition which left Athens' empire badly shaken. The empire represented its ... More


Imperial Geographies: City, Settlement, and Ideology in the Formation of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Ryan Boehm

in City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a narrative overview of the urban history of this period of the formation of the Hellenistic states. It presents the restructuring of urban centers against the backdrop of the ... More


Failed nostoi and Foundations: Kalchas at Kolophon

Naoíse Mac Sweeney

in The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811428
eISBN:
9780191848421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811428.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes a single well-documented example of a faulty nostos. It concentrates on the famous Homeric seer Kalchas who ended up buried at Ionian Kolophon and explains its Hellenistic ... More


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