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The Diffusion of Roman Names and Naming Practices in Greek Poleis (2nd c. BC–3rd c. AD)

Jean-Sébastien Balzat

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A survey of the epigraphic material of Greece and Asia Minor shows that the adoption of Roman names by locals was a negligible feature of the onomastics of the Late Hellenistic poleis, whereas, from ... More


New Identities in the Greco-Roman East: Cultural and Legal Implications of the Use of Roman Names

Athanasios Rizakis

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The familiarisation of the Greeks with Roman onomastics went through many phases and variations in space and time. Initially they used the Roman naming system correctly in official documents, but in ... More


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