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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372187–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.187
Published: 01 October 2018
...Benjamin Gray This article shows how the public inscriptions of Hellenistic poleis, especially decrees in honor of leading citizens, illuminate Greek ethical thinking, including wider debates about questions of central importance for Greek ethical philosophers. It does so by comparing decrees...
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 342209–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2015.34.2.209
Published: 01 October 2015
...R. A. Boehm An epitaph dating to ca. 217 BCE for Antigenes, a fallen soldier from Demetrias, refers to the tomb of Alexander, “whose courage was great.” This article first provides a reading of the epigram as a document that reflects a compressed civic and cultic map of a recent Hellenistic city...
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 332347–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.2.347
Published: 01 October 2014
...S. Johnstone Discarding the unreliable late evidence for the Library of Alexandria in the Hellenistic period, I establish a new history of libraries and books on more secure primary sources. Beginning in the second century BCE at various places across the eastern Mediterranean, rich, powerful men...
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Classical Antiquity. 2007; 262219–248 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2007.26.2.219
Published: 01 October 2007
... furnish keys to interpreting the Barberini Faun as an extraordinary sleeping beast, intoxicated and fit for capture. The paper then explores the links between kings and satyrs in the Hellenistic age and finds grounds for understanding the statue within the context of royal patronage before the mid-second...
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Classical Antiquity. 1970; 399–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010601
Published: 01 January 1970
...Seymour Howard [Footnotes] 1 nn. 3 and 4 2 M. Bieber, The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age, ed. 2 (New York 1961) 204 G. M. A. Richter, The Portraits of the Greeks (London 1965) III, 293ff. E. Buschor, Das hellenistische Bildnis (Munich 1949) G. Hafner, Spathellenistische...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362288–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.288
Published: 01 October 2017
... capital from Greece and elsewhere. First, he adopts the Hellenistic trope of the ekphrastic gallery tour in order to evoke the “museum spaces” of the Flavian city, where artworks became testaments to the power and culture of Rome (Section 1). While evoking these masterpiece collections, however, the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39157–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.57
Published: 01 April 2020
... market at the mouth of the river Don. But evidence that Athens and other Aegean cit- ies were ever dependent on the Black Sea as a source of slaves is much shakier. Surviving lists from Classical and Hellenistic Greece show that proportions of slaves with typically northern names (Thraix, Pyrrhos) or...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 391126–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.126
Published: 01 April 2020
... the surrounding element, which is rational and divine. But his analysis is anachronistic, as Polito 2003 shows. In addition to the Hellenistic sources Polito identifies, he may have been influenced by Plato s account at Tim. 45d-46a of sleep as the cutting off of our inner fire from the external fire...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39195–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... Theban myth spanning the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods. At Rome, the most popular of these was that of the controversial Antimachus of Colophon.5 The story also was told in the lyric poems of Stesichorus (PMGF 222b). And numerous tragic adaptations of the material are known in the fifth...
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Classical Antiquity. 2006; 2511–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2006.25.1.1
Published: 01 April 2006
...Renaud Gagnéé This paper proposes a general analysis of the structure and imagery of the Salmacis epigram, a late Hellenistic verse inscription recently found in Bodrum which relates the foundation of Halicarnassus and lists the achievements of the city's authors. Focusing on the first part of the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382185–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.185
Published: 01 October 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382298–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.298
Published: 01 October 2019
... Today, however, the portrait is quite different. We may even think of Hieron as forward-looking, a precursor to the Big Men of the Hellenistic world, as masterful in commanding images as he was in commanding armies.2 Much of the shift in perspective has come with an increasingly sophisticated...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 382275–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.2.275
Published: 01 October 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2011; 301119–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2011.30.1.119
Published: 01 April 2011
... Hellenistic period and beyond. This article was written at Stanford University and completed at the Center for Hellenic Studies. It owes a debt of gratitude to several colleagues who helped me to improve it, especially Brad Inwood, Monte Johnson, Mariska Leunissen, Grant Nelsestuen, and Greg Thalmann...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38191–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.91
Published: 01 April 2019
... extent an Eastern import into Roman life, completed a long and fruitful apprenticeship in the laboratories of neoteric verse. If Cytheris created a bodily text out of that most Hellenistic of Vergil s bucolic creations, a new artistic map is being fleshed out before our very eyes: the work of some...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372321–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.321
Published: 01 October 2018
... to have been widely known and exerted an influence on the literary productions of at least one author: the Hellenistic poet and philos- opher Posidippos penned a collection of epigrams which were clearly inspired by the iamata (see Bing 2004 and Wickkiser 2013 on the relation of Posidippos Iamatika...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372267–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.267
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 1999; 1815–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011091
Published: 01 April 1999
... Rome's success, Greeks focused on the structure and character of the Roman state, on Roman attitudes towards citizenship, and on the nature of the Roman constitution. Greeks initially attempted to understand Roman institutions and beliefs by assimilating them to paradigms within Hellenistic political...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372351–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.351
Published: 01 October 2018
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372236–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.236
Published: 01 October 2018
... repetition of something that has been prepared in advance or has already been said.38 Plato associates it with familiar poetry in the Phaedo,39 and by the Hellenistic period authors use it to describe or introduce quotations.40 Obbink points out that Plato s use of in the Phaedo is associated with the song...