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Abdera

James Maxwell Ross Cormack and Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 346 words.

a flourishing Greek city east of the Nestus river on the coast of Thrace (Diodorus Siculus 13. 72. 2).

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Abdera

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

A Greek city in Thrace whose inhabitants were proverbial for their stupidity.

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Abdera

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 336 words.

a flourishing Greek city east of the Nestus river on the coast of *Thrace (Diod. Sic. 13. 72. 2).

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The Abdication of Sulla

Ronald Syme.

in Approaching the Roman Revolution

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 12572 words.

This paper provides a new assessment of the decision of L. Cornelius Sulla to relinquish power; it also provides a full discussion of its chronology and likely motivations, as well as of...

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Abercius of Hierapolis

Peter Thonemann.

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 9659 words.

The verse epitaph of the second-century bishop Abercius of Hierapolis, ‘the queen of Christian inscriptions’, is one of the best known and most thoroughly studied of all early Christian...

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The Abject Eidos

Jane Montgomery Griffiths.

in Tradition, Translation, Trauma

June 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 5711 words.

Literary analyses of Greek tragedy tend to ignore the correlation between the text that is performed and the actor’s performance of that text. This chapter takes that interconnection as its...

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abortion

J. Robert Sallares.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 312 words.

was controversial in antiquity. Doctors taking the Hippocratic Oath (see medicine, §1.5) swore not to administer abortifacients, but

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abortion

J. Robert Sallares.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 324 words.

was controversial in antiquity. Doctors taking the Hippocratic Oath (see Hippocrates (2)) swore not to administer abortifacients, but

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abortion

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 317 words.

was controversial in antiquity. Doctors taking the Hippocratic Oath (see medicine, § 1.5) swore not to administer abortifacients,

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abortion

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 337 words.

was controversial in antiquity. Doctors taking the Hippocratic Oath (see hippocrates (2)) swore not to administer abortifacients, but

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