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Epigraphy and the Greek historian

Epigraphy and the Greek historian

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions, Greek,
  • Inscriptions grecques,
  • Greece -- History -- Sources,
  • Grèce -- Histoire -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Craig Cooper.
    GenreSources
    SeriesPhoenix -- 47
    ContributionsCooper, Craig R. 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCN350 .E78 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23224392M
    ISBN 100802090699
    ISBN 109780802090690
    LC Control Number2009277482

    Scholarly bookstore specializing in selling rare, scarce, out-of-print (OOP), scholarly and used books dealing with the Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Medieval World. We also sell books on various subjects such as linguistics, philosophy, history and politics. Epigraphy (Ancient Greek: ἐπιγραφή, "inscription") is the study of inscriptions, or epigraphs, as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing conclusions about the writing and the writers.

    Epigraphy, or the study of inscriptions, is critical for anyone seeking to understand the Roman world, whether they regard themselves as literary scholars, historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, religious scholars or work in a field that touches on the Roman world from c. BCE to CE and beyond. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy is the fullest collection of scholarship on the. Ancient Greek Civilization Scope: The Greeks enjoy a special place in the construction of western culture and identity. Much of what we esteem in our own culture derives from them: democracy, epic poetry, lyric poetry, tragedy, history writing, philosophy, aesthetic taste, all of these and many other features ofFile Size: 1MB.

    Searchable Greek Inscriptions A Scholarly Tool in Progress The Packard Humanities Institute Project Centers Cornell University Ohio State University. I agree to use this web site only for personal study and not to make copies except for my personal use The Packard Humanities Institute. The study of Greek inscriptions. 2d ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. E-mail Citation» The first edition of this book appeared in , and its success was so great that a paperback and then a second edition were needed. This is indeed a standard reference for anybody who wants to get acquainted with Greek epigraphy.


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Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a collection of essays that explore various ways in which inscriptions can help students reconstruct and understand Greek History. In order to engage with the study of epigraphy, this collection is divided into two parts, Athens and Athens from the cturer: University of Toronto Press.

Epigraphy and the Greek Historian Book Description: Epigraphy is a method of inferring and analyzing historical data by means of inscriptions found on ancient artifacts such as stones, coins, and statues. This important volume collects essays on topics in Greek history and epigraphy by an international cast of highly respected historians and epigraphers.

Contributions include new and authoritative papers on Athenian politics and political institutions, the language and significance of honorific decrees, the role of inscriptions in the Athenian Cited by: 3.

Quite properly, one might quibble, this book ought to be called ‘Epigraphy and the classical Athenian historian’, such is the lack of attention paid to other epigraphically rich areas of the Greek world, such as Asia Minor, but the book is nevertheless a fitting tribute.

: The Epigraphy and History of Boeotia: New Finds, New Prospects (Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy) (English and Ancient Greek Edition) (): Papazarkadas, Nikolaos: BooksAuthor: Nikolaos Papazarkadas.

I have never come across such and excellent book of Greek Epigraphy as this detailed text by BH McLean, Professor of New Testament Language and Literature at the University of Toronto.

McLean is a master of Greek inscriptions. The Table of Contents is so detailed, it 5/5(1). Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a collection of essays that explore various ways in which inscriptions can help students reconstruct and understand Greek History. In order to engage with the study of epigraphy, this collection is divided into two parts, Athens and Athens from the outside.

Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can be : $ J.-S.

Balzat, R. Catling, E. Chiricat Hardcover 22 May Lexicon of Greek Personal Names. Contested Monarchy. Integrating the Roman Empire in the Fourth Century AD. An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy provides students and classicists with the tools to take advantage of the social and historical weight of these treasures.

The book begins by examining letter forms, ancient names, and ancient calendars, knowledge of which is essential in reading inscriptions of all kinds. Epigraphy, the study of written matter recorded on hard or durable material. The term is derived from the Classical Greek epigraphein (“to write upon, incise”) and epigraphē (“inscription”).

Babylonian clay tablet giving a detailed description of the total solar eclipse of Ap bc. The tablet is a goal-year text, a type that lists astronomical data of predictive use for an assigned group of years. While many books on epigraphy are available, the following are influential and provide specific discussion of ancient Greek inscriptions.

Any of them would make a good starting place for your study. Bradley McLean, An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods from Alexander the Great down to the Reign of Constantine.

Greek Epigraphy () E.L. Hicks, A Manual of Greek Historical Inscriptions () Helen M. Searles, A Lexicographical Study of the Greek Inscriptions. () E.L. Hicks and G.F. Hill, A Manual of Greek Historical Inscriptions () Carl D. Buck, Introduction to the Study of the Greek dialects; Grammar, selected inscriptions, glossary.

Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a unified collection of essays that explore various ways in which inscriptions can help students reconstruct and understand Greek history." "The volume is divided into two parts: Athens, and the wider Greek world.

Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history.

OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive) Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy is a peer-reviewed book series, publishing monographs and collected volumes on all aspects of Greek and Roman inscriptions.

For North American and all e-book sales: ISD Distribution Greek History and Epigraphy: Essays in honour of P.J. Rhodes edited by Lynette Mitchell & Lene Rubinstein: ISBN ISBNhardback, pp,GB£55 This important volume collects essays on topics in Greek history and.

There are numerous surviving ancient Greek and Latin sources on Alexander the Great, king of Macedon, as well as some Asian five main surviving accounts are by Arrian, Plutarch, Diodorus Siculus, Quintus Curtius Rufus, and Justin.

In addition to these five main sources, there is the Metz Epitome, an anonymous late Latin work that narrates Alexander's campaigns from Hyrcania to India. Every Greek city felt the need to consult an oracle. The most famous oracles were those at Delphi and Dodona in Greece, Didyma and Klaros in Asia Minor and the oracle of Ammon in the oasis of Siwa in Egypt; many others had mostly local significance1.

As Kyzikos was a colony of Miletos, one would assume that the city’s oracular needs would best be met by Apollo of Didyma, on the territory of Author: Christian Habicht.

Overview. The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Herodotus is widely known as the "father of history", his Histories being eponymous of the. Herodotus, Greek author of the first great narrative history produced in the ancient world, the History of the Greco-Persian Wars. He remains the leading source of original information not only for Greek history between and BCE but also for much of that of western Asia and of Egypt at that time.Greek History and Epigraphy: Essays in honour of P.J.

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Ancient History.Studies in Greek epigraphy and history in honor of Stefen V. Tracy. Ausonius Éditions. doi/us Reger, Gary, et al., ed. Studies in Greek epigraphy and history in honor of Stefen V. Tracy.