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Conclusion

Peter Liddel

in Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226580
eISBN:
9780191710186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226580.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter draws together the implications of the ancient evidence for the negotiation and performance of civic obligation and their relation to individual liberty, pointing out along ... More


The Role of The Audience: Ideology, Identity,and Intensity

I. A. Ruffell

in Politics and Anti-Realism in Athenian Old Comedy: The Art of the Impossible

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587216
eISBN:
9780191731297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587216.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter develops the study of comic self-reference by looking at direct and indirect address and manipulation of the audience. Arguing that the audience's role is a construct of the ... More


Politics without the Polis: Cities and the Achaean Ethnos, c.800–500 BC

CATHERINE MORGAN

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/9780199258109.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Cities have long been perceived as ideal contexts for the development and conduct of complex political relations. Perhaps inevitably, therefore, the study of early Greek urban development has become ... More


The ‘Kings’ of Lycia in the Achaemenid Period

ANTONY G. KEEN

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/9780199258109.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the political structures in Lycia. It shows that the dynamic in Lycia in many ways parallel to that of the ‘non-polis’ communities in Greece. Lycia seems to have been ... More


Introduction: Alternatives to the Democratic Polis

ROGER BROCK and STEPHEN HODKINSON

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/9780199258109.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background of the organization of the Leeds–Manchester Greek History Research Seminar, which sought ‘to give the variety and plurality their due by ... More


New Tunes in Musical Argos: Mapping out the Argolid in Cultic Song

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter demonstrates that surviving cult songs may well have had a full share in these contemporary historical processes: a drawing together of myths and rituals, a religious synoikism, ... More


The Tyrant’s Myth

Lewis Sian

in Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Sicily has always offered an excellent arena for an examination of tyranny, especially in the fourth century. The tradition of Sicilian tyranny was strong, beginning in the seventh century with ... More


Mysteries and Sacrifices

Guy Maclean Rogers

in The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178630
eISBN:
9780300182705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178630.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the foundation of the new polis of Arsinoeia, southwest of the Artemision. Kouretes also played a significant role in the administration of the Artemision, its buildings, and ... More


An Outline of Legal Norms and Practices in Roman Macedonia (167 BCE–212 CE)

Ilias N. Arnaoutoglou

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/9780198844082.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the last three decades our knowledge about ancient Macedonia, classical, Hellenistic and Roman, has been boosted thanks to archaeological discoveries and editions of epigraphic corpora or ... More


Introduction

Rune Frederiksen

in Greek City Walls of the Archaic Period, 900–480 BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578122
eISBN:
9780191808289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578122.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to discuss the importance of settlement fortifications and Archaic city walls, how the Greek poleis were normally fortified, and the ... More


City Walls in the Written Record and the Visual Arts

Rune Frederiksen

in Greek City Walls of the Archaic Period, 900–480 BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578122
eISBN:
9780191808289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578122.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the textual evidence pertaining to the establishment of the Archaic city walls. These include written sources and terminology relevant to that time period as well as ... More


The Impact of War on the Economy of Hellenistic Poleis: Demand Creation, Short-Term Influences, Long-Term Impacts

Angelos Chaniotis

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the impact of war on the Hellenistic economy. It addresses three specific questions: In what sense did Hellenistic warfare create economic demands? How did Greek poleis respond ... More


Mobility, Society, and Economy in the Hellenistic Period

G.J. Oliver

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0016
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the impact of mobility on poleis and individuals in the Hellenistic period. It addresses two main issues: the reasons why people moved and how communities rendered themselves ... More


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