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The Fruits of Empire

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents the evidence of Athens' economic exploitation of its Aegean empire in the fifth century bc, particularly the colonization of overseas territories and the division of land into ... More


The Gallipoli Miracle

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the fate of the Russian Army of General P. N. Wrangel after the evacuation of the Crimea in November 1920. Cossack units of the army ended up on the island of Lemnos. Units of ... More


Hephaistos Sweats or How to Construct an Ambivalent God

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

In the Greek pantheon there was a clear hierarchy. The most important gods were Zeus, Athena and Apollo, whereas other divinities, such as Poseidon, Artemis and Aphrodite, were clearly somewhat less ... More


Greece as Center

William G. Thalmann

in Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731572
eISBN:
9780199896752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731572.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The account of the Argonauts’ launching of the Argo and departure from Iolkos in Greece in the first half of Book 1 establishes Greece as spatially and conceptually central in the poem, and the Argo ... More


Making sense of the evidence

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Orator Demades: Classical Greece Reimagined Through Rhetoric

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517826
eISBN:
9780197517857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517826.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter juxtaposes about thirty inscriptional and literary sources purportedly from Demades’s lifetime (although the book suggests dating some of the literary sources to later times) with almost ... More


Conclusions

Stefano Rebeggiani

in The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter recapitulates the volume’s main achievements and sketches ways for expanding its methodology to other texts and to parts of Statius’ poem not covered in this book. It suggests that ... More


Natural Models for Water Elements

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The Greek builders developed their control over water by careful observation coupled with trial and error, to determine where there would be ample water supply. They could amass the same kind of ... More


Copper and Bronze, 3000 BC–1500 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/9780195323344.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The development of prehistoric societies has always been viewed from one of two perspectives: a diffusionist approach, now largely out of fashion, which attributes the arrival of new styles and ... More


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