Even More Studies in the Ancient Greek Polis

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Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002 - History - 294 pages
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A series of new Papers from the Copenhagen Polis Centre. Among other things, these important papers discuss the role and function of theatres in the Greek world, the nature of early Cretan laws, how Greeks and indigenous peoples interacted on Sicily and in Magna Graecia, and whether or not the modern concept of Aethe stateless societyae applies to the ancient Greek polis. Contents: Mogens Herman Hansen: The Game Called Polis Mogens Herman Hansen: Was the Polis a State or a Stateless Society? Thomas Heine Nielsen: Phrourion. A Note on the Term in Classical Sources and in Diodorus Siculus Rune Frederiksen: The Greek Theatre. A Typical Building in the Urban Centre of the Polis? Tobias Fischer-Hansen: Reflections on Native Settlements in the Dominions of Gela and Akragas - as Seen from the Perspective of the Copenhagen Polis Centre Paula Perlman: Gortyn. The First Seven Hundred Years. Part II. The Laws from the Temple of Apollo Pythios James Roy: The Pattern of Settlement in Pisatis: the aeEight PoleisAe James Roy: The Synoikism of Elis Index of Sources (Literary Texts, Inscriptions and Papyri) General Index
 

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Contents

Conventions
7
Mogens Herman Hansen Was the Polis a State or a Stateless Society?
17
Thomas Heine Nielsen Phrourion A Note on the Term in Classical Sources
49
Rune Frederiksen The Greek Theatre A Typical Building in the Urban Centre
65
Tobias FischerHansen Reflections on Native Settlements in the Dominions
125
Paula Perlman Gortyn The First Seven Hundred Years Part II
187
James Roy The Pattern of Settlement in Pisatis The Eight Poleis
229
James Roy The Synoikism of Elis
249
Index of Sources
265
Generallndex
281
Defining Ancient Arkadia
303
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