By John Bodel, Nora Dimitrova
Historical records and their Contexts includes the court cases of the 1st North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (San Antonio, Texas, 4-5 January 2011). It gathers seventeen papers provided via students from North the USA, Europe, and Australia on the first formal assembly of classical epigraphists backed via the yankee Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy. starting from technical discussions of epigraphic formulae and palaeography to extensive attention of inscriptions as social records and visible files, the themes and techniques represented replicate the diversity of how that Greek and Latin inscriptions are studied in North the US at the present time.
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The ending –αις actually appears as early as 460, but it is extremely rare until 420. However, the coexistence of the two forms is otherwise attested exclusively in the Kallias decree (ig I³ 52), whose date is much debated, fluctuating between 434/3 and the final years of the 20’s, Threatte 1996: 96–97. The use of the Ionic alphabet does not necessarily imply a dating in the end of the fifth century, because, as it is well known, its introduction must have occurred long before the proposal advanced by Archinos in 403.
6 It is also important to note that sanctuaries and places of cult situated on the East coast show a more canonic and urban configuration, lying usually within or in close proximity of the core of demes. 7 Accordingly the evidence, and in particular the preserved sacred calendars,8 point to a general predominance of Zeus, Apollo and Athena. On the other hand, this situation highlights the potential specificity of the cultic context of the Western sector of Attica considered here, still bearing in mind that in the religious framework of rural Attica, as Mikalson states, “the relative importance of deities obviously varied significantly from area to area” and “individual demes might devote special worship to a deity closely linked with their own locality, as for example Athmonon did to Artemis Amarisia (ig i² 865, ii² 1203, and Paus.
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Ancient Documents and Their Contexts: First North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (2011) by John Bodel, Nora Dimitrova