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The Greco-Roman East : politics, culture, society

Author: Stephen Colvin
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Yale classical studies, v. 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of papers illustrates how our picture of the Greco-Roman East has changed over the last two decades as a result of new finds, new methods and new interests on the part of classical scholars. The chapters, by a distinguished international cast of contributors, present a view of life in the Eastern empire from the bottom up, and show how a thoughtful use of both new and existing material evidence can  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Colvin
ISBN: 0521828759 9780521828758
OCLC Number: 52197603
Language Note: Includes one chapter in French.
Description: xiv, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Under the watchful eyes of the gods: divine justice in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor / Angelos Chaniotis --
Names in Hellenistic and Roman Lycia / Stephen Colvin --
Caracalla et son médecin L. Gellius Maximus à Antioche de Piside / Michel Christol et Thomas Drew-Bear --
Roman material culture across imperial frontiers?: three case studies from Parthian Dura-Europos / Nigel Pollard --
Sympoliteiai in Hellenistic Asia Minor / Gary L. Reger --
Hellenism on the periphery: the case of Cilicia and an etymology of soloikismos / Giovanni Salmeri --
Leon, son of Chrysaor and the religious identity of Stratonikeia in Caria / Riet van Bremen.
Series Title: Yale classical studies, v. 31.
Responsibility: edited for the Department of Classics by Stephen Colvin.
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This collection of essays by specialists in the field focuses on the Eastern Mediterranean world in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The essays draw on discoveries in archaeology and epigraphy, and  Read more...

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