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Title: The Greco-Roman East: Politics, Culture, Society
Author: Colvin, Stephen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2004
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521035583
Volumes: 1; Pages: 294
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Focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean world in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, this collection of essays draws on new discoveries in archaeology and epigraphy. It illustrates how methods and interpretations have developed over the last two decades. The essays cover a wide range of social and historical issues, including processes of Hellenization and acculturation, the permeability and flexibility of political boundaries, the interaction of civil and religious authority, and the operation of networks of patronage and power.Draws on recent discoveries in archaeology and epigraphyIllustrates modern methodology and research interestsRepresents a wide range of scholarly perspectives from an international group of contributorsContentsPreface John Matthews and Stephen Colvin1. Under the watchful eyes of the gods: divine justice in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor / Angelos Chaniotis2. Names in Hellenistic and Roman Lycia / Stephen Colvin3. Caracalla et son mdecin Antioche de Pisidie / Michel Christol and Thomas Drew-Bear4. Roman material culture across imperial frontiers? Three case studies from Parthian Dura-Europos / Nigel Pollard5. Sympoliteiai in Hellenistic Asia Minor / Gary L. Reger6. Hellenism on the periphery: the case of Cilicia and an etymology of Soloikismos / Giovanni Salmeri7. Leon, son of Chrysaor, and the religious identity of Stratonikeia in Caria / Riet van Bremen.