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Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Giovanna Ceserani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This book tells the story of the modern engagement with the area of South Italy where ancient Greeks established settlements starting in the 8th century BCE–a region known since antiquity as Magna ... More


Introduction

Giovanna Ceserani

in Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744275
eISBN:
9780199932139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744275.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter delineates the longstanding marginality of Magna Graecia within classical studies in contrast to its important role in the histories of antiquarianism and classical ... More


Mapping Identities

Joseph E. Skinner

in The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793600
eISBN:
9780199979677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793600.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter identifies some of the major building-blocks upon which “ethnographic discourse” might be founded: knowledge relating to a variety of foreign peoples, both Greek and non-Greek, and the ... More


Was there an Anthroponymy of Euboian Origin in the Chalkido-Eretrian Colonies of the West and of Thrace?

Denis Knoepfler

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the onomastics of the Euboian colonies of Sicily, Magna Graecia, and Thrace to determine the continuities with the names of the mother cities of Eretria and Chalkis. The ... More


Biography: Sources, Facts, and Legends

Leonid Zhmud

in Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289318
eISBN:
9780191741371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289318.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

One of the epithets most frequently applied to Pythagoras in the majority of popular books, as well as many scholarly works, is ‘legendary’ or ‘semi-legendary’. In the tradition on Pythagoras it is ... More


Classical Culture for a Classical Country: Scholarship and the Past in Vincenzo Cuoco's Plato in Italy

Giovanna Ceserani

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

What is the place of the classical past and its study in Italy, a classical country whose roots reach back to antiquity but which has existed as an independent nation only since 1860? This essay ... More


Conclusion

Carolyn Higbie

in The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of their Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241910
eISBN:
9780191714351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241910.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

When the Lindians erected the stele with its inventories of votives and epiphanies by 99 BC, oral tradition about the antiquity and wealth of the sanctuary or city was not sufficient, as the Greek ... More


‘Their History, Written By Themselves’: Ancient Religion, Deep Time, and Embedded History

Noah Heringman

in Sciences of Antiquity: Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556915
eISBN:
9780191744990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556915.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Drawing especially on the last two volumes of the Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities, this chapter offers a second close reading focusing on the intersection between the history of ... More


Infants and Children in Pre-Roman Mediterranean Societies

Maureen Carroll

in Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time'

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199687633
eISBN:
9780191841804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687633.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Variation in the attitudes towards children is to be expected in the many different cultures of pre-Roman Italy itself, and between Italy and other regions prior to Roman expansion. While it is ... More


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