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  1. The Burial of Herodes Atticus: Élite Identity, Urban Society, and Public Memory in Roman Greece.Joseph L. Rife - 2008 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 128:92-127.
    This paper discusses the burial of Herodes Atticus as a well-attested case of elite identification through mortuary practices. It gives a close reading of Philostratus� account of Herodes� end in c. 179 (VS 2.1.15) alongside the evidence of architecture, inscriptions, sculpture, and topography at Marathon, Cephisia and Athens. The intended burial of Herodes and the actual burials of his family on theAttic estates expressed wealth and territorial control, while his preference for Marathon fused personal history with civic history. The Athenian (...)
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  • The Rhodian Oration Ascribed to Aelius Aristides.C. P. Jones - 1990 - Classical Quarterly 40 (2):514-522.
    Among the works of Aelius Aristides is preserved one entitled the Rhodian It concerns an earthquake which has recently struck the city of Rhodes, and since Keil's edition of 1898 it has usually been considered spurious. The work reproduces a true speech, not something like an open letter: the clearest sign is when the author uses the deictic pronoun τοετ, ‘this here’, of the place in which he is speaking. One question is best discussed at the outset, since later it (...)
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  • Patterns of Name Diffusion Within the Greek World and Beyond.Gabriel Herman - 1990 - Classical Quarterly 40 (2):349-363.
    Thucydides the Historian identifies himself as the son of a certain Oloros and, since Thucydides was by birth an Athenian, and Oloros is a Thracian name, the question arises how he acquired this Thracian patronymic. According to the view which has gained almost general acceptance, Thucydides of the deme Halimous in Attica owed his Thracian patronymic to a connexion by marriage. The hypothetical reconstruction of the family tree is that Thucydides' Athenian grandfather had married a daughter of Miltiades the Athenian (...)
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  • Monuments of Bronze: Roman Legal Documents on Bronze Tablets.Callie Williamson - 1987 - Classical Antiquity 6 (1):160-183.