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Laurens E. Tacoma
This volume analyses the position of the urban elites of third century Roman Egypt and shows how steep social and economic hierarchy could exist side by side with a dynamic pattern of elite renewal.
Based on a thorough investigation of the literary and epigraphic sources, this comprehensive study presents Greek manumission as a form of social relations, rooted in concepts of freedom and dependence and reflected by the terminology and the conditions of manumission.
This volume provides a new analysis of the Greek traditions with regard to Xerxes' expedition, offering novel views on the naval factors influencing Persian policies, on Persian naval strength, on the operations culminating in the battle of Salamis, and on the battle itself.
Edited by W.V. Harris
This collection of essays by contemporary historians considers how after two centuries of scholarship we can best explain Christianity’s rise to dominance.
Deniz Burcu Erciyas
This study of the reign of Mithradates VI (120-63 BC), attempts to combine the history of the belligerent Roman Empire and the indomitable kingdom of Pontus with the archaeology of the Turkish Black Sea region.
Gerald V. Lalonde
Horos Dios draws on a wide variety of literary and archaeological evidence to argue that an Archaic horos inscription and other rock cuttings on the northeast slope of the Hill of the Nymphs in Athens are remnants of a shrine of Zeus Meilichios, a popular god of purification worshipped widely in ...
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