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Lords Of Asia Minor

Author : Annick Payne
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The Lydians, speakers of an ancient Indo-European language, dominated Western Asia Minor under the Mermnad dynasty in the 7th and 6th centuries BC. The final Mermnad king of Lydia, Croesus, is still cited today as the epitome of incredible riches. Apart from the figure of Croesus, the Lydians are well known because they are famously credited with the invention of coinage, and because of the prominence of Lydian tales in Graeco-Roman literature, in particular in the writings of the Greek historian Herodotus. These, in turn, inspired many later accounts and artistic representations, including Friedrich Hebbel's tragedy 'Gyges und sein Ring' and Alexander Zemlinky's opera 'King Candaules'. First-hand information on the Lydians stems mainly from archaeological research, as the available corpus of native Lydian texts is limited in size and genre, while later sources may show bias and distance to events recorded. This volume combines current historical, linguistic, and archaeological research to discuss the following topics: Lydian history and archaeology; language and writing; money, religion, and burial customs; concluding with the perception of Lydia throughout history. The book offers an up-to-date introduction to the Lydians, with extensive bibliographical references for further study. It is aimed at a wide audience, including general readers and scholars. A particular focus lies on the re-interpretation of the available text sources, taking into account recent advances made in neighboring academic fields in the study of ancient Anatolian civilizations.

Spear Won Land

Author : Andrea M. Berlin
ISBN : 9780299321307
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More than a dozen prominent scholars offer comprehensive assessments of Hellenistic Sardis, a critical site in western Asia Minor that was one of the most important political centers of both the Aegean and Near Eastern worlds before it was governed as part of the Roman Empire.

Forschungen In Lydien

Author : Universität Münster. Forschungsstelle Asia Minor
ISBN : UOM:39015049994836
Genre : Lydia (Kingdom)
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Author : Klaus Döring
ISBN : 3515086439
Genre : History
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Aus dem Inhalt Luc Brisson: Epinomis: authenticity and authorship Antonio Carlini: Alcune considerazioni sulla tradizione testuale degli scritti pseudoplatonici Bruno Centrone: Die Anterastai und Platons erotische Dialoge Joachim Dalfen: Beobachtungen und Gedanken zum (pseudo)platonischen Minos und zu anderen spuriaá Klaus Döring: Die Prodikos-Episode im pseudoplatonischen Eryxias Michael Erler: ,Argumente, die die Seele erreichenæ. Der Axiochos und ein antiker Streit ueber den Zweck philosophischer Argumente Mark Joyal: Socrates in the Axiochus Irmgard Männlein-Robert: Zur literarischen Inszenierung eines Philosophiekonzeptes in den pseudoplatonischen Anterastai Bernd Manuwald: Zum pseudoplatonischen Charakter des Minos. Beobachtungen zur Dialog- und Argumentationsstruktur Carl Werner Mueller: Appendix Platonica und Neue Akademie. Die pseudoplatonischen Dialoge Ã_ber die Tugend und Alkyon Hubertus Neuhausen: Der pseudo-platonische Alkibiades II und die sokratischen Alkibiadesdialoge Rosa Maria Piccione: Gli Pseudoplatonica nella tradizione dei florilegi Christopher Rowe: What might we learn from the Clitophon about the nature of the Academy? Stefan Schorn: Der historische Mittelteil des pseudoplatonischen Hipparchos Mauro Tulli: Der Axiochos und die Tradition der consolatio in der Akademie Stellenregister, Namens- und Sachregister antiker Namen.

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