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Changing names : tradition and innovation in ancient Greek onomastics

Author: Robert Parker
Publisher: Oxford : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2021.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 222.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First edition, reprintView all editions and formats
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Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences in personal name-giving change: through shifts in population, cultural contact and imperialism, the popularity of new gods, celebrity status of individuals, increased openness to external influence, and shifts in local fashion.-
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Parker
ISBN: 9780197266540 0197266541
OCLC Number: 1245952996
Notes: Índice
Description: XV, 289 páginas : ilustraciones ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Parker --
Greek or Minoan? Names and Naming Habits in the Aegean Bronze Age / Torsten Meissner --
Aigeai and Pella: A Tale of Two Cities in Macedonia / Miltiades Hatzopoulos --
The Four Seasons of Boeotian, and Particularly Thespian, Onomastics / Denis Knoepfler --
An Essay on Satyr Names / Jaime Curbera --
Name Changes of Individuals / Thomas Corsten --
Dēmocratēs the Democrat? / Stephen Lambert --
Onomastic Interactions: Greek and Thracian Names / Dan Dana --
Lycian, Persian, Greek, Roman: Chronological Layers and Structural Developments in the Onomastics of Lycia / Christof Schuler --
The Diffusion of Roman Names and Naming Practices in Greek Poleis (2nd c. BC --
3rd c. AD) / Jean-Sébastien Balzat --
New Identities in the Greco-Roman East: Cultural and Legal Implications of the Use of Roman Names / Athanasios Rizakis --
Christianisation and Local Names in Asia Minor: Fall and Rise in Late Antiquity / Sylvain Destephen.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 222.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Parker.

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Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences in personal name-giving change: through shifts in population, cultural contact and imperialism, the popularity of new gods, celebrity status of individuals, increased openness to external influence, and shifts in local fashion.-

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