The Greek East in the Roman Context: Proceedings of a Colloquium Organised by the Finnish Institute at Athens, May 21 and 22, 1999

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The Greek East in the Roman Context: Proceedings of a Colloquium Organised by the Finnish Institute at Athens, May 21 and 22, 1999


James, N., Antiquity


OLII SALOMIES (ed.). The Greek east in the Roman context: proceedings of a colloquium organised by the Finnish Institute at Athens, May 21 and 22, 1999 (Papers & Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens VII). v+228 pages, 14 figures, 6 tables. 2001. Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens; 951-98806-0-7 (ISSN 1237-2684) paperback.

RAFFAELLA CRIBIORE. Gymnastics of the mind: Greek education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. xv+270 pages, 24 figures. 2001. Princeton (NJ): Princeton University Press; 0-691-00264-9 hardback $39.50 & 27.95 [pounds sterling].

SEAN KINGSLEY & MICHAEL DECKER (ed.). Economy and exchange in the east Mediterranean during late antiquity: proceedings ora conference at Somerville College, Oxford, 29th May, 1999. vi+178 pages, 38 figures, 3 tables. 2001. Oxford: Oxbow; 1-84217-044-9 paperback 24 [pounds sterling] & US$39.95.

A new phase of thinking is under way on the eastern Mediterranean during the Roman period and in Late Antiquity. The Greek east comprises a dozen scholarly essays in political, social, cultural and religious history (seven in English, five in French), ranging from general conspectuses to appraisals of particular sites or classes of textual, epigraphic or iconographic data.

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