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Absorption by Assyria (8th century)

Trevor Bryce.

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 17348 words.

This chapter witnesses the reduction of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, along with many other cities and states west of the Euphrates, from sometime tributaries of the Assyrians to mere...

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Academic Life in the Roman Empire

Edward J. Watts.

in City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

July 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 11671 words.

This chapter begins by presenting a letter written by Libanius to Aristaenetus illustrating the premium men of high status placed upon literary and philosophical education in the late Roman...

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Academic Refugees in Wartime Oxford

Anthony Grenville.

in Ark of Civilization

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 5532 words.

This chapter provides a broad overview of the Jewish refugee academics who had fled from the Nazis after 1933 and spent the wartime years in Oxford. It aims to provide a broad-brush account...

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‘Acharnai, the largest of the demes of Attica’<sup>1</sup>

Danielle L. Kellogg.

in Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple

August 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 10840 words.

This chapter investigates the precise location of the ancient deme and examines the question of what form the ancient settlement took. Despite its large size and Thucydides’ information...

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Acquarossa

D. W. R. Ridgway.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 217 words.

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Acragas

Arthur Geoffrey Woodhead and R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 349 words.

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Adad-nerari III (810–783), Tiglath-pileser III (744–727) and the Intervening Decades

David Kertai.

in The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History. 3503 words.

Chapter 4 focuses on the eighth century, a period from which only very little palatial architecture has survived. The chapter argues that the Northwest Palace in Kalḫu remained the primary...

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Adamklissi

John Wilkes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 217 words.

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Addenda to the Cutter of Agora I 4266

Stephen V. Tracy.

in Athens and Macedon

April 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 1963 words.

The Cutter of Agora I 4266 began work in the last years of the fourth century and continued inscribing down to about the year 270. The addenda to the list of inscriptions is given. The I...

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Addenda to the Cutter of IG II <sup>2</sup> 1262

Stephen V. Tracy.

in Athens and Macedon

April 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 3696 words.

The cutter of IG II2 1262 was one of the major cutters in Athens at the end of the fourth century and beginning of the third. It now appears likely that he was active down to at least the...

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