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Author: Sara Saba

can illuminate. 29 Just as the Attalids are key to Pergamon’s history and development, Sparta’s proximity influenced Tegea’s life for centuries. Their relationship was not consistently a state of enmity or friendship, but rather alternated between phases of collaboration and armed opposition such

In: Isopoliteia in Hellenistic Times
Author: N. Richardson

from Helios (1–89). In the central part (90–304) she visits Eleusis, where she eventually orders the people to build her a temple. In the final part, she creates a famine, which deprives the gods of sacrifices, and so brings about the return of her daughter, followed by the restoration of life to the

In: Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns

he has led a ful lling life, especially when he has lived to see children and grandchildren).27 He may, nevertheless, ask the wanderer for a prayer or, more generally, to honor his memory. Different perspectives may also be combined, either in a dialogue between the deceased and a living person

In: Brill's Companion to Hellenistic Epigram

) within the institution, the term had a life independent of the gymnasium from its earliest appearances, as will be illustrated below. Moreover, there is nothing in the word itself that necessitates or even indicates the concept of military training and service. As with πρωθήβης and the rest, the word

In: The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus
Author: Sara Chiarini

top of which stands a lion. 40 It is unclear whether this is supposed to be a living animal or another sculpture like that of the god below. The static attitude of the divinity surely contrasts with the dynamic pose of the lion, which seems about to hurl itself to the right, towards two dove

In: The So-called Nonsense Inscriptions on Ancient Greek Vases

a similar rule for the khoregoi of boys’ khoroi . According to Aiskhines, the purpose for this rule was to ensure that the khoregos had reached “the most temperate time of life” (σωφρονεστάτῃ ἡλικίᾳ) when he came into contact with the Athenian boys under his care. 7 This provision formed part

In: The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus
Author: Sarah H. Davies

Sicily and the western Mediterranean—a history that, despite Polybius’ abuses, had been motivated by an ambitious and even groundbreaking vision. For Timaeus represents the earliest known attempt to integrate the histories of the western and eastern Greeks with those of Rome and Carthage, utilizing the

In: Rome, Global Dreams, and the International Origins of an Empire

overview of the identity affiliations and self-description possibilities recognized for a Roman of his times, as the definition of “schizophrenia” would lead us to believe. Cicero is not describing what social geographers consider the two necessary territorial contexts when living in modern nations, State

In: Citizens in the Graeco-Roman World

Pꜣ-di҆-Bꜣst.t did not pay. The court finds that Pꜣ-di҆-Bꜣst.t had paid the full amount by year 2 of Taharqa, at a moment when Ns-Nḥm-ꜥnw was living in the tomb of Pꜣ-my (n) in Thebes ( 5 col. I lines 13–14), and orders the claimants to write text 5 for him, stating that their claim is

In: The Archive of the Theban Choachyte Petebaste Son of Peteamunip (Floruit 7th Century BCE)

where “variants are relegated to the netherworld at the foot of the pages in a critical edition, where they become, at best, second-class citizens, mostly overlooked and often without a further life.” They are “dead variants” extracted from “lifeless, artefactual manuscripts.” 1 More recently, Epp

In: Scribal Harmonization in the Synoptic Gospels