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A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to a variety of new ways to the period.

• the 1st accomplished and available survey of advancements within the research of archaic GreecePlaces Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
• supplies equivalent emphasis to verified issues resembling tyranny and political reform and more moderen topics like gender and ethnicity
• Combines bills of old advancements with nearby surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
• Explores the effect of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
• makes use of archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct wide styles of social and cultural development

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See L. Robert, AmStudPap I 202-04, for the genitive on altars. Cf. Nock 23-24. On this see C. J. Herington, Athena Parthenos and Athena Polias (Manchester 1955). The most common view of the purpose of the inscription is that it identifies a statue of the emperor. 9 If the text had actually been inscribed on a statue base, it would cause no surprise, with the possible exception of the mention of the priestess of Athena. The sovereign bodies of Athens would be named because they had voted the statue, the hoplite general because he was associated with the imperial house and the conferring of honors.

Regardless of the position one adopts in regard to the frieze of the Athena Nike temple, that it represents, in part, the victories over the Persians is not disputed (Gauer 17). 7) also saw a memorial group of old statues of Athena, which had been partially burned in the Persian destruction, set up on the Acropolis. 13 There are other monuments that refer to the Persian Wars: votive offerings of Kalli- machos, Phayllos, and Ekphantos and Hegelochos (Gauer 11213). 1) when he mentions the statue.

23 So in 6112 the Parthenon was used to commemorate another eastern victory, won during the reign of Nero. To be sure the victory announced in 62 was not real, and Paetus did eventually suffer Or the arches may rather have been voted after the receipt of Paetus' letter. The shields, I think, should be closely connected with this inscription, perhaps trophies from a battle with the Parthians. Although the inscription may well have been placed between shields already present, Nero might have had shields sent to Athens in imitation of Alexander.

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