Augustan and Julio-Claudian Athens: A New Epigraphy and by Geoffrey C. R. Schmalz

By Geoffrey C. R. Schmalz

Whereas there's now renewed curiosity within the heritage of Athens lower than the Roman empire, the Augustan and Julio-Claudian classes stay particularly ignored when it comes to prolonged research. therefore the single complete historic works at the interval and its epigraphy stay these of Paul Graindor, that have been released earlier than the invention of the Athenian Agora and its epigraphical wealth. This research goals to assist offer a foundation for brand new learn on early Roman Athens, within the kind of an epigraphical and old reference paintings, in elements. The Epigraphical Catalogue (Part I) represents either a better half and complement to the Attic corpus of the Inscriptiones Graecae (Minor Editio) because it relates to the Augustan and Julio-Claudian interval. The Prosopographical Catalogue (Part II) deals an up-to-date prosopography of the interval because it pertains to the cloth of the Epigraphical Catalogue. An appendix presents a chronological record of the period's significant office-holders, liturgists, and priesthoods.

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23/24 may likely be identified with Menandros of Gargettos the archon & priest of ca. D. 20s (as known from IG II2 3547, see entry no. 171). l. 33: Homolle’s restoration of Χαρμ[ δης] (accepted in Graindor) is probably correct; the preserved name-type is restricted to the Charmides, and that rare name is only known in the Charmides family of Kephisia (as Homolle observed); the archon’s filiation, however, should now be as the homonymous grandson of the early Augustan prytanis Charmides Diogenous in IG II2 1757 l.

IG II2 1721 l. 8, archonship of Polyainos of Sounion; thus his patronymic can be restored in the decree as Αργα [ου]; iii) the prytanis [ca. 3] δωρος of Pambotadai (l. 3) should probably be restored as [Μην] δωρος: as either the dodekais auletes or his homonymous father (in F. 2 nos. 62–64). (23) IG II2 1757 Prytany Decree (Erechtheis): Kallikratides (V) of Trikorynthos, son of Syndromos, as herald of the Boule and Demos; ca. C. Edition(s): now Agora XV no. 286, dated to ca. ; from Dow (1937) 174–175 no.

D. Meritt). Commentary: the inscription preserves honors to the prytany treasurer; with two columns of prytaneis flanking, unusually, a central list of “Hearth-Guards” (hestiouchoi). D. 36/37 (in IG II2 2292 ll. 31–32); ii) less assuredly, one of the two prytaneis Dionysios of Pallene could be a son of the late Augustan strategos and imperial priest Demostratos Dionysiou of Pallene, member of a prominent Kerykid family. (44) Agora XV no. ) Tib. Cl. Chrysippos; probably mid-1st c. D. Edition(s): from Hesp.

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