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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

) 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

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

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)
Author: Robert Mayhew

discussed in Pr . 4.) Family resemblance: Offspring resemble parents not only in the body as a whole, but also (and especially) part for part (μόρια μορίοις). (This is implied in, and motivates, the discussion of family resemblance in On Seed . But this is not an issue discussed

In: Ancient Greek Medicine in Questions and Answers
Author: Michiel Meeusen

Problems The Medical Puzzles and Natural Problems (ἰατρικὰ ἀπορήματα καὶ φυσικὰ προβλήματα) transmitted under the name of Alexander of Aphrodisias, the famous commentator of Aristotle (fl. 200  CE ), deals with a wide gamut of particular and often quite peculiar questions pertaining to ancient

In: Ancient Greek Medicine in Questions and Answers

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

In: Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET)

purpose association had been involved at some stage. The grant to Egyptians should have been quite recent in living memory and perhaps extraordinary, so it could hardly antedate the 350s. Unfortunately, no documents survive about the day-to-day running of the sanctuary. We have to wait almost a century

In: Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis (SET)

divinities on watercraft, but this can be explained by the reality of life in Egypt, which, being centered around a river, could only reproduce the space in which its creator moves. To form these images, painters and writers would borrow from scenes of daily life, placing both Isis and other gods on vessels

In: Isis Pelagia: Images, Names and Cults of a Goddess of the Seas
Author: David M. Ratzan

articulates a complex and overdetermined solution to the problem, but it is the final ‘cause,’ which consumes the last third of the piece, that commands the attention of the Roman historian: they are living, he tells Diogenianus, in prosaic times (405D–409D). Now, this sounds depressing. But Theon is

In: My Lots are in Thy Hands: Sortilege and its Practitioners in Late Antiquity