The Hellenistic Settlements in Europe, the Islands, and Asia Minor
University of California Press, 2 nov 1996 - 494 pagine
This compendium provides historical narratives, detailed references, citations, and commentaries on all the cities founded or refounded in Europe, The Islands, and Asia Minor during the Hellenistic period. Organized coherently in more than 180 entries, it is one of the most significant reference works in the field of Greek history to be completed in the past decade.
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According Aetolia Alexander Alexandreia Amyzon ancient Antigoneia Antigonos Antiochos Apameia Apollonia appearance Arsinoe Asia Minor Attalid Attalos attributed called Caria century B.C. Cilicia claim coast coinage coins colony cult dated decree Demetrias discussion early Ephesos established ethnic Eumenes evidence example existence fact followed foundation founded founder further Furthermore Greek Habicht hand Hellenistic Hierapolis honor identification Ilion Imhoof-Blumer important included indicate inscription king known Laodikeia later legend Lydia Lysimacheia Lysimachos Macedonian Maeander Magie mentions OGIS originally Pamphylia period Philip Phrygia Pliny pointed possible presence probably Prousias Ptolemy Ramsay records references refounded region renamed restored River Robert Roman royal RRAM Ruge Sardis says second century Seleucid Seleukeia Seleukos settlements Smyrna Stephanos Strabo Stratonikeia Studies suggested synoecism temple territory third century town tribes Tscherikower village
Pagina 68 - In those days went there out of Israel wicked men, who persuaded many, saying, let us go and make a covenant with the heathen that are round about us: for since we departed from them we have had much sorrow.
Pagina 67 - Moreover, if one should wish to compare him with the Athenians and Milesians, who are supposed to have sent out the greatest number of colonies, he would appear to be the greater colonizer, for he so much outstripped each of them in the magnitude of his works that one of his cities was worth ten of theirs. One can go to Phoenicia to see his cities, one can go to Syria and see even more and greater cities of his. He extended this noble work up to the Euphrates and the Tigris; and surrounding Babylon...
Pagina 18 - Macedonia; and the establishment of numerous cities and the transplantation of 'populations from Asia to Europe and in the opposite direction from Europe to Asia, in order to bring the largest contingents to a common unity and to friendly kinship by means of intermarriages and family ties
Pagina 67 - Seleucus was especially active in founding new cities, according to one ancient writer: "The other kings have exulted in destroying existing cities; he, on the other hand, arranged to build cities which did not yet exist. He established so many . . . that they were enough to carry the names of towns in Macedonia as well as the names of those in his family. . . . One can go to Phoenicia to see his cities; one can go to Syria and see even...
Pagina 66 - Philip found you wandering about without resources, many of you clothed in sheepskins and pasturing small flocks in the mountains, defending them with difficulty against the Illyrians, Triballians, and neighbouring Thracians. He gave you cloaks to wear instead of sheepskins, brought you down from the mountains to the plains, and made you a match in war for the neighbouring barbarians . . . He made you city-dwellers and civilized you with good laws and customs...
Pagina 23 - Vaisnava Society, who possessed a more orderly instinct, sought to conform mechanically to the model of the external conduct of the great devotees of the communion. The latter part of the third and the first half of the fourth century after Sri Krsna Caitanya ( corresponding to the 18th and 19th centuries of the Christian Era ) witnessed the growth of a number of Sub-sects within the Gaudiya Vaisnava communion some of which preached even carnality as the religion of love and sought to justify their...
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