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The Kingdom of Priam: Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831983
eISBN:
9780191869808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831983.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is a regional history of Lesbos and the Troad from the seventh century BC to the first century AD which examines the extent to which this geographical region became politically, ... More


Lesbos in the Roman Empire: Treaties, Legal Institutions, and Local Sentiment towards Roman Rule

Athina Dimopoulou

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/9780198844082.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a synthesis of the information available on law in Roman Lesbos, starting with the integration of the island into the Roman Empire through a combination of war and/or alliance ... More


The “Vampires” of Lesbos: Detecting and Interpreting Anti-Revenant Ritual in Greece

Sandra Garvie-Lok and Anastasia Tsaliki

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Greece has a long tradition of vampire beliefs that often involved treating corpses or graves to dispel vampires, practices that should be archaeologically visible and fairly common. However, ... More


Byzantine Authority and Latin Rule in the Gattilusio Lordships

Christopher Wright

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199641888
eISBN:
9780191808357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199641888.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on one of the new regimes established after 1204 in the former core territories of Byzantium. It analyzes how the Gattilusio lords of the island of Lesbos legitimized their own ... More


Thucydides on Boiotia and Boiotians

Simon Hornblower

in Thucydidean Themes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199562336
eISBN:
9780191804403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199562336.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the importance of Boiotia and its most powerful city Thebes in Thucydides' thinking. It first considers Thucydides' sources of information for Theban and Boiotian affairs. It ... More


Anatolian–Greek Religious Interaction in the LBA: Modes of Contact

Ian Rutherford

in Hittite Texts and Greek Religion: Contact, Interaction, and Comparison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199593279
eISBN:
9780191890543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593279.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Chapter 5 looks at contact between the Hittites and Mycenaean Greece and between states of W. Anatolia (e.g. Arzawa) and Mycenaean Greeece in the Late Bronze Age. Evidence for this is limited but ... More


The Greek Economy and Its Market Elements

Astrid Moller

in Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198152842
eISBN:
9780191916472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198152842.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of Trade and Exchange

The fall of the Mycenaean world marks a deep historical break. Mycenaean society was characterized by a redistributive economy, indicated by accurate book-keeping in its centres. According to ... More


Lesbos and Limbo: Towards Les Fleurs du Mal

Roger Pearson

in The Beauty of Baudelaire: The Poet as Alternative Lawgiver

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843319
eISBN:
9780191925856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843319.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter initiates a detailed account of Les Fleurs du Mal by first examining the two groupings of poems—provisionally entitled Les Lesbiennes and Les Limbes—out of which the collection ... More


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