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Extensive Field Survey in North Central Bulgaria

I. TSUROV

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Roman city of Nicopolis ad Istrum and its territory lie in north central Bulgaria. Although the exact extent of the ancient city's territorial jurisdiction is unknown, in general terms the ... More


Inscriptions of Early Byzantium and the Continuity of Ancient Onomastics

Denis Feissel

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Greek and Latin inscriptions are now fully embraced within the study of Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Era. At Constantinople, inscriptions of the Byzantine era were displayed along with ancient ... More


The Fortresses of Thrace and Dacia in the Early Byzantine Period

V. DINCHEV

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

During the early Byzantine period (395–610), a large number of non-urban sites, recorded in ancient sources, are known to have existed in the dioceses of Thrace and Dacia. Contemporary sources ... 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


The Refugees: ROOT CAUSES OF THE GREEK REFUGEE PROBLEM

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the root cause of the Greek refugee problem. It then discusses the persecutions of Greeks in Eastern Thrace and Asia Minor; resettlement of Greek refugees in ... More


Trapped in Nationalism? Symbolic Politics in Greece and the Macedonian Question

Neophytos Loizides

in The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 examines how adversarial framing on the Macedonian issue constrained a moderate government in Greece from capitalizing on its peace potential in the early 1990s when major demonstrations in ... More


The Thracians in Ptolemaic Egypt

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Ptolemies attracted numerous immigrants from the larger Greek world to Egypt, to serve as soldiers, bureaucrats, tax-collectors, entrepreneurs, scholars, artists, and entertainers. Some of these ... More


Space, Hierarchy, and Community in Archaic and Classical Macedonia, Thessaly, and Thrace

ZOSIA HALINA ARCHIBALD

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Detailed spatial exploration and analysis have been successfully applied by archaeologists in parts of north-west Europe, providing a great deal of information about the nature of socio-economic ... More


Interactions between Greek and Phrygian under the Roman Empire

CLAUDE BRIXHE

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek and Phrygian probably interacted over a period of several thousand years. Isoglosses linking the two languages presuppose a close genetic relationship in prehistoric times. Contacts between the ... More


The Aspiring Politician

Ian Worthington

in Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199931958
eISBN:
9780199980628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Demosthenes' first political speeches in the Assembly as well as Philip in Greece and Thrace down to 351, and the genesis of Demosthenes' anti-Macedonian policy.


Dervishes, Waqfs, and Conquest: Notes on Early Ottoman Expansion in Thrace

Riza Yildirim (ed.)

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents a case study of waqf as a vector and anchor of expansion in the early years of the Ottoman Empire. By investigating the example of one dervish, and the waqf with which he was ... More


Cyrrhestice and Commagene Ainos

Getzel M. Cohen

in The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241480
eISBN:
9780520931022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241480.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter describes the settlements in Ainos, Amphipolis, Antioch near the Tauros, Antioch on the Euphrates, Arsameia on the Euphrates, Arsameia on the Nymphaios, Beroia, Chaonia, Doliche, Doura ... 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


The Jews of Greece to World War I

in The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755849
eISBN:
9780804772495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755849.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Jews of Greece suffered from 1943 to 1945 and during the subsequent decade, and continue to adjust to that experience until today. Although the physical attack on Greek Jewry began in 1941 with ... More


Introduction

in Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Marie le Jars de Gournay's only work of fiction, the raison d'être of her first published volume, falls under the generic rubric of histoire tragique. The forerunner of the Gothic form, the histoire ... More


The Promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne—for Himself

in Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne is a work of fiction that delivers the standard elements in profusion, beginning with an exotic setting (ancient Persia) and a beautiful princess (Alinda) ... More


Conquest, Up Close and Costly

Frank L. Holt

in The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199950966
eISBN:
9780190469702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950966.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter surveys the economic impact of Alexander’s campaigns on civilian populations from Thrace and Thebes to Persia and the Indus Valley. It takes into account the looting of nonroyal ... More


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