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Personal names in ancient Anatolia

Author: Robert Parker; British Academy,
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 191.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Ancient Anatolia was a region where many peoples mingled: Persians, Greeks, Gauls, Romans, Jews. Its rich and complex history of cultural interaction is only spasmodically illuminated by literary sources. Inscriptions, by contrast, abound and attest well over 100,000 name-bearing inhabitants. This volume exploits the huge possibilities for social and linguistic history being created by the expansion of The Lexicon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Parker; British Academy,
ISBN: 9780197265635 0197265634
OCLC Number: 858310081
Notes: "Papers presented at a conference entitled 'Anatolian Society, ' held in Wadham College, Oxford, July 11-12, 2011; this was the 3rd colloquium of the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names project"--Page ix.
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Parker --
Anatolian anthroponymy after Louis Robert ... and some others / Claude Brixhe --
Naming practices in second- and first-millennium western Anatolia / H. Craig Melchert --
Indigenous names in Heraclea Pontica / Alexandru Avram --
Names, ethnicity and acculturation in the Pamphylian-Lycian borderland / Mustafa Adak --
Histoire par les noms in ancient Galatia / Altay Coşkun --
Simple names in Ionia / Jaime Curbera --
From Aphrodisias to Alexandria with Agroitas and Agreophon (via Hippoukome, Kalynda and Kaunos) / Riet van Bremen --
Imperial Asia Minor : economic prosperity and names / Christian Marek --
Resources for naming : problematic names of Asia Minor / Jaime Curbera --
Second thoughts on second names in Aphrodisias / Angelos Chaniotis.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 191.
Other Titles: Lexicon of Greek personal names.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Parker.


Ancient Anatolia was a region where indigenous peoples mixed with conquerors and incomers: Persians, Greeks, Gauls, Romans, Jews. Names from all these sources intermingled, and it is by studying them  Read more...


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