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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’1

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 2 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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Addenda to the Cutter of IG II2 650

Stephen V. Tracy.

in Athens and Macedon

April 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 408 words.

This chapter presents the addenda to the list of inscriptions. It specifically addresses one inscription by the II2 650 Cutter securely dated to the years 307 to 302. Nevertheless, it...

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Administration and Finance under Valentinian and Valens

Lenski Noel.

in Failure of Empire

March 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 28558 words.

This chapter provides a brief examination of how Valentinian's and Valens' laws can often be shown to dovetail perfectly. It explores the four areas of administration on which both emperors...

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Adopting the Strigillated Motif

Janet Huskinson.

in Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi

November 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 7053 words.

This chapter examines examples from four critical historical periods which saw the use of curved fluting as a contemporary decorative ornament. It was attractive for practical reasons (for...

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Aecae

H. Kathryn Lomas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 57 words.

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Aedepsus

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 87 words.

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Aegean Interactions

Christy Constantakopoulou.

September 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Classical History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 352 pages.

This book addresses the history of interaction in the Aegean world during the third century BC. The main focus is the island of Delos and its important regional sanctuary. Through a...

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Aegina Kolonna

Walter Gauss.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 5242 words.

Aegina was one of the major centers of the Aegean Bronze Age. This article discusses the most important information about the site of Kolonna, the main settlement known on the island. The...

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Aegina, the Cyclades, and Crete

Kenneth Sheedy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Ancient Greek History. 9775 words.

During the fifth and sixth centuries BC, the massive issues of Aegina dominated coin circulation throughout the Cyclades and Crete. The Cycladic islands were quick to bring out their own...

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Aeneid

Joseph B. Solodow.

in The World of Ovid's Metamorphoses

January 1988; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 19963 words.

This chapter reveals how Virgil's Aeneid emerged as one of the most important poetic works of Latin literature based on the stories of metamorphoses much before Ovid's poetic work came into...

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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. 418 words.

Aerarium, derived from aes, denotes ‘treasury’. The main aerarium of Rome was the aerarium Saturni, so called from the temple below the Capitol, in which it was placed. Here were kept state...

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