Oikistes

Studies in Constitutions, Colonies, and Military Power in the Ancient World. Offered in Honor of A. J. Graham

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This Festschrift includes a range of essays, mirroring the diverse abilities of the honoree, A. J. Graham, in ancient Greek and Roman constitutional history, military history, and colonization. The articles feature discussions of individual problems in politics, epigraphy, historiography, numismatics, and archaeology, including topics such as the Battle of Actium, the Senatus Consultum de Bacchanalibus, the Spartan constitution, democracy in Camarina, Persian coinage, mercenary soldiers, the origins of both Greek and Roman historical writing, cult practice at Berezan, the Athenian Long Walls, the Peloponnesian War, and various aspects of Greek colonization and Roman provincial policy.
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Biographical Note

Vanessa B. Gorman is Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of Miletos, the Ornament of Ionia. A History of the City to 400 B.C.E. (Michigan, 2001).
Eric W. Robinson is Assistant Professor of History and the Classics at Harvard University. He is the author of The First Democracies: Early Popular Government Outside Athens (Franz Steiner Verlag, 1997).

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This book will be useful to professional scholars, academic libraries, students, and the educated public interested in ancient Greek and Roman history, philology, and archaeology

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