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Title The epigraphy and history of Boeotia : new finds, new prospects / edited by Nikolaos Papazarkadas.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]
©2014

Series Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy ; 4
Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy ; 4.
Subject Voiōtia (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Inscriptions -- Greece -- Voiōtia.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Voiōtia.
Alt Name Papazarkadas, Nikolaos, 1974-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 501 pages)
Summary Over the past 20 years, Boeotia has been the focus of intensive archaeological investigation that has resulted in some extraordinary epigraphical finds. The most spectacular discoveries are presented for the first time in this volume: dozens of inscribed sherds from the Theban shrine of Heracles; Archaic temple accounts; numerous Classical, Hellenistic and Roman epitaphs; a Plataean casualty list; a dedication by the legendary king Croesus. Other essays revisit older epigraphical finds from Aulis, Chaironeia, Lebadeia, Thisbe, and Megara, radically reassessing their chronology and political and legal implications. The integration of old and new evidence allows for a thorough reconsideration of wider historical questions, such as ethnic identities, and the emergence, rise, dissolution, and resuscitation of the famous Boeotian koinon.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Introduction (Papazarkadas); Section I. Boeotian History: New Interpretations; Ethnic Identity and Integration in Boeotia: The Evidence of the Inscriptions (6th and 5th Centuries BC) (Beck); Creating a Common Polity in Boeotia (Mackil); <U+0046><U+005b><U+004b><U+0052><U+0050><U+0045><U+0046> <U+0058><U+0041><U+0056> <U+0042><U+0052><U+004c><U+005d><U+0058><U+004c><U+0041><U+0056>. The Expansion of the Boeotian Koinon towards Central Euboia in the Early Third Century BC (Knoepfler); Between Macedon, Achaea and Boeotia: The Epigraphy of Hellenistic Megara Revisited (Robu).
A Koinon after 146? Reflections on the Political and Institutional Situation of Boeotia in the Late Hellenistic Period (Müller)Section II. The New Epigraphy of Thebes; The Inscriptions from the Sanctuary of Herakles at Thebes: An Overview (Aravantinos); Four Inscribed Bronze Tablets from Thebes: Preliminary Notes (Matthaiou); Two New Epigrams from Thebes (Papazarkadas); New Inscribed Funerary Monuments from Thebes (Bonanno Aravantinos); Section III. Boeotian Epigraphy: Beyond Thebes; Tlepolemos in Boeotia (Schachter).
Digging in Storerooms for Inscriptions: An Unpublished Casualty List from Plataia in the Museum of Thebes and the Memory of War in Boeotia (Kalliontzis)Just as It Has Been Written: Inscribing Building Contracts at Lebadeia (Pitt); Manumission in Hellenistic Boeotia: New Considerations on the Chronology of the Inscriptions (Grenet); Land Administration and Property Law in the Proconsular Edict from Thisbe (Syll. 3 884) (Pernin); Index Locorum; General Index; Greek Names and Terms.
Note English.
ISBN 9789004273856 (electronic bk.)
9004273859 (electronic bk.)
9781306977142 (ebk)
1306977142 (ebk)
9789004230521 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004230521 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004273856.
OCLC # 884725820
Additional Format Print version: Epigraphy and history of Boeotia. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014] 9789004230521 (DLC) 2014012951 (OCoLC)879567471


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