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aerarium

Graham Burton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 391 words.

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artisans and craftsmen

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 359 words.

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baking, Roman ,

Jared T. Benton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 3382 words.

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Carrara

T. W. Potter.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 156 words.

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congiarium

Michael Crawford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 81 words.

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dēmiourgoi

Frank William Walbank and P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 259 words.

Dēmiourgoi, ‘public workers’, are in *Homer such independent craftsmen as metalworkers, potters, and masons, and also seers, doctors, bards, and heralds. *Plato (1) and *Xenophon (1) use the word...

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Docimium

Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 176 words.

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Food Processing and Preparation

Robert I. Curtis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World

December 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Marriage and the Family. 10388 words.

This article describes the processing and preparation of Greco-Roman food. There are several reasons why plant and animal products underwent processing. The processing of cereals, namely...

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gift, Greece

G. Herman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 638 words.

In the Homeric poems, gift-giving perhaps receives more attention than any other peaceful heroic activity. It has three outstanding features. First, gifts have an extremely wide range of...

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hippeis

John F. Lazenby and P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 984 words.

In a number of Greek states the aristocracy was known as the ‘hippeis’ (e.g. *Eretria and Boeotian *Orchomenus(1); and cf. the ‘hippobotai’, of *Chalcis and, below, the Spartan élite (§ 3) and...

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