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Beyond the Second SophisticAdventures in Greek Postclassicism

Beyond the Second Sophistic: Adventures in Greek Postclassicism

Tim Whitmarsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276819
eISBN:
9780520957022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276819.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

What happened to Greek literature after the classical period—when Sophocles, Plato, and Demosthenes were just a memory? Postclassical Greek culture has usually been thought of as dominated by ... More

Creating a Common PolityReligion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Creating a Common Polity: Religion, Economy, and Politics in the Making of the Greek Koinon

Emily Mackil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520272507
eISBN:
9780520953932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272507.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the ancient Greece of Pericles and Plato, the polis, or city-state, reigned supreme, but by the time of Alexander, nearly half of the poleis of the mainland Greek world had surrendered part of ... More

Sacred FoundersWomen, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Diliana N. Angelova

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Starting with Augustus and extending through early Byzantium, a discourse of imperial founding helped articulate and legitimate imperial authority. Artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built ... More

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