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Achaean Confederacy

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities united in cult of Zeus. First mentioned in 453 bc as Athenian allies, Achaea's independence was guaranteed in 446 (Thirty Years...

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Achaean Confederacy

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities united in cult of Zeus. First mentioned in 453 bc as Athenian allies, Achaea's independence was guaranteed in 446 (Thirty Years...

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Achaean Confederacy, Greek

R. M. Errington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 604 words.

Achaean Confederacy, federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities (see achaea) united in the cult of Zeus Hamarios. First mentioned in 453 bce as Athenian allies, Achaea's independence...

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Achaean Confederacy

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 64 words.

federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities united in cult of Zeus. First mentioned in 453 bc as Athenian

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Achaean Confederacy

R. M. Errington.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 552 words.

federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities (see Achaea) united in the cult of Zeus Hamarios. First

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Achaean Confederacy

Antony J. S. Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 100 words.

Permitted to reform after 146 bc, at first on a local basis only, the confederacy survived until at least

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Achaean Confederacy

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 597 words.

federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities (see achaea) united in the cult of Zeus Hamarios. First mentioned in ...

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Achaean confederacy

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 174 words.

A federal organization which in the third and second centuries bc was the chief power in Greece. A revival in

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Achaean Confederacy, Roman

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 109 words.

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Achaean Confederacy (Roman)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 99 words.

Permitted to reform after 146 bc, at first on a local basis only, the confederacy survived until at least the mid-3rd cent. ...

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Achaea and the Achaean Confederacy

Emily Mackil.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 943 words.

Achaea is a region occupying the northern Peloponnesus, from the Larisos River in the west to the Sythas River in

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Achaia

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

Official name for the Roman province of Greece, commemorating Rome's defeat of the Achaean Confederacy in 146 bc.

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Achaean League

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 85 words.

A confederacy of Achaean and other Peloponnesian states in ancient Greece. Its name derived from the region of Achaea

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Achaia

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 19 words.

official name for the Roman province of Greece, commemorating Rome's defeat of the Achaean Confederacy in 146 bc.

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Philopoemen (c. 253–182 bc)

R. M. Errington.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 357 words.

(c. 253–182 bc),

son of Craugis of Megalopolis, statesman and general of the Achaean Confederacy, called

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Mu'mmius, Lucius

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 51 words.

Consul 146 bc. He succeeded Metellus as the Roman commander against the *Achaean confederacy in that year, and

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Philopoe'men (c.253–182 bc)

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 157 words.

The bold and vigorous general of the *Achaean confederacy, in which post he reorganized its army and repeatedly

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Achaean League

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 86 words.

A confederacy of Achaean and other Peloponnesian states in ancient *Greece. Its name derived from the region of Achaea in the northern Peloponnese. In the 4th century ...

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Polybius (c.200–c.118)

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1334 words.

of Rome’s rise to Mediterranean dominion and of the world in which that happened. His father, Lycortas of Megalopolis, was a leading figure of the Achaean Confederacy (...

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Philopoemen

in Who's Who in the Classical World

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 345 words.

(c.253–182bc),

son of Craugis of Megalopolis, statesman and general of the Achaean Confederacy, called ‘the last of the Greeks’ by an anonymous Roman. ...

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Cercidas of Megalopolis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(fl. 225 bc),

statesman, lawgiver, and poet. He negotiated c.226 with Aratus (2) of Sicyon and Antigonus (3) Doson to secure Macedonian support for the Achaean Confederacy against...

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