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A Brief Orientation

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 4154 words.

This book investigates information technologies in the classical Roman world—their invention, diffusion, and use, and the interactions among those processes. The focus is on conceptual...

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Conclusion

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 9775 words.

The conclusion begins with a summary of the conclusions of the preceding chapters. Most generally, uses of Roman information technologies, even ones that are broadly similar to each other,...

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Eurydice and Her Sons

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 9601 words.

Our extant sources are full of contradictions and obscurities about Eurydice’s career. I will assess the available evidence relating to a series of questions about her public career and...

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Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 168 pages.

Eurydice (c. 410–340s BCE) played a part in the public life of ancient Macedonia, the first royal Macedonian woman known to have done so. She was the wife of Amyntas III, the mother of...

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Eurydice’s Public Image after Her Death

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 9313 words.

This is a chapter about the public memory (long and short term) of Eurydice in Macedonia and elsewhere in Greece, after her death. It concludes that she died no later than 343/2. It...

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Eurydice’s Public Image during Her Lifetime

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 7268 words.

This chapter discusses the public image of Eurydice created during her lifetime by herself and by her sons. It begins with analysis of three dedicatory inscriptions she made that puts hers...

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Introduction

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 5458 words.

This chapter begins with an overview of Eurydice’s career. It addresses the source problems connected to her life and considers the likely origin of these contradictory accounts. It...

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Lists

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 15897 words.

This chapter starts with Jack Goody’s observations on the capacities of lists as a written technology, but focuses less on their theoretical possibilities and more on actual Roman usage....

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The Marriage of Eurydice and Her Husband’s Rule

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney.

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; European History. 7207 words.

This chapter, after consideration of the preceding dynastic disarray and violence, begins with discussion of the reign of Amyntas III, the husband of Eurydice, and proceeds to Amyntas’ two...

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Mosaics of Knowledge

Andrew Riggsby.

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 264 pages.

The book examines the invention, use, and diffusion of ancient Roman information technologies. In particular, it looks at technologies defined in conceptual terms—lists, tables, weights and...

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