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Absorption by Assyria (8th century)

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter witnesses the reduction of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, along with many other cities and states west of the Euphrates, from sometime tributaries of the Assyrians to mere provincial ... More


The New Prophecy and the Quartodecimans

J. A. Cerrato

in Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246960
eISBN:
9780191697630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246960.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Social and historical religious tensions in the Roman province of Asia in the second century find expression in the commentaries. Two movements of dissidence emerged in Asian Christianity, spreading ... More


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

Mark Munn

Michael Rose (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Among maternal deities of the Greek pantheon, the Mother of the Gods was a paradox. She is variously described as a devoted mother, a chaste wife, an impassioned lover, and a virgin daughter; she is ... More


The Olfactory Context: Smelling the Early Christian World

Susan Ashbrook Harvey

in Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241473
eISBN:
9780520931015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241473.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The elderly bishop Polycarp was invalided in the city of Smyrna on charges of refusal to sacrifice to the Roman gods around the year 155 c.e. Christian witnesses to Polycarp's execution wrote a ... More


Gods of Many Nations and Their Naming in Greek: Non-Greek Naming Traditions

Robert Parker

in Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293946
eISBN:
9780520967250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293946.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Among the regions to which the Greek language spread, only in Egypt and parts of Syria is there extensive evidence for pre-Greek divine naming as practised when Greek arrived; but a broad ... More


The Past, Present, and Future of the Canon of Ancient Anatolian Art

Susan Helft

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Scholarship on the ancient Near East has not yet considered how the formation of a discrete set of objects and monuments has shaped our understanding of Anatolian civilizations. This chapter explores ... More


From the Aegean to Cappadocia

Waldemar Heckel

in In the Path of Conquest: Resistance to Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190076689
eISBN:
9780197501146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076689.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Persian defeat at the Granicus opened the way for the Macedonian conquest of Asia Minor. Darius III assigned the defense of the coast to Memnon of Rhodes, whose brother Mentor had been an ... More


Becoming Cybele: Phrygia as an Intermediate Culture

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/9780199593279.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines a third major contact zone in NW Turkey around the 7th-century BC. Here Greek colonists established themselves and will have come into contact with the Phrygian population, who ... More


The Young Demetrius Poliorcetes

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Demetrius Poliorcetes was born in Macedonia, but grew up at Celaenae in central Phrygia with his parents, the great general Antigonus Monophthalmus (‘the One-Eyed’) and Stratonice, and his extended ... More


Hierapolis and its Professional Associations: A Comparative Analysis

Ilias Arnauotoglou

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the evidence for professional associations in Hierapolis in Phrygia. It is argued that the evidence suggests that these associations were particularly involved in ‘memory ... More


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