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Lee Mordechai

Recent work has cautioned against using the term vaguely because of its inherent ambiguity. 13 In this article I discuss the resilience of Antioch as a city. This resilience was often correlated with, but was not identical to, the resilience of the human groups living within the city. 14 I

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Kyle Harper

ecologies, and as pathogens evolve. If environmental history is the study of humanity’s changing relationship to nature over time, including both the physical and biological contexts of life, then disease history is properly a part of environmental history. The purpose of this chapter is to lay out some

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José García Fernández

conventionally used in reference to the populations of the inner Guadalquivir Valley during the Late Iron Age. – Therefore, it may not be assimilated exclusively to an ethnic group. It is shared by culturally similar communities, living in proximity, in a specific geographical area (Turdetania), regardless of

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Eduardo Ferrer Albelda

structure of a periplus, although changes in route directions and their repeated excursus, among other criteria, disqualify them as such; they are rather, scholarly poems motivated by educational and antiquarian aims. Even though both sources were written extremely late in time for the contexts they

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Timothy Doran

subsequent years, it is in 1966 that a new paradigm in ancient demographic research appeared—the use of model life tables. In that year, Keith Hopkins, as much a sociologist as a historian, brought to ancient history the use of United Nations model life tables with his article “On the Probable Age Structure

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Niels Koopman

. The narrator first recounts that Hephaestus makes a herd of oxen on the shield (573). He next mentions the metals of which the cattle are made, gold and tin (574). The herdsmen, too, are made of gold (577). The image on the shield is, however, no still life: something is happening. The cattle are

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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

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Ralph M. Rosen

sick patients) was so often a high-stakes matter of life and death affecting virtually every human being at some point in their lives, people were eager, often desperate, to commodify a service they thought would bring relief or cure from suffering; and second, unlike with most other professions

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Richard Veymiers

Domitian. 69 This Jewish author living in Rome justifies Tiberius’ repression of the Egyptian cults 70 by means of the scandalous story of Paulina, a high-ranking Roman matron, said to have been sexually abused in the temple of Isis by the equestrian Decius Mundus, thanks to the audacious complicity of

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Christopher Siwicki

sail’. And this is indeed what happened. So we can see that he had a view not to that particular moment in time or to the rest of the short life-span he had left, but to this day and for all time, for so long as the tower which he built stands and his art endures. 25 Ὁρᾷς