From Hellenism to Islam: Cultural and Linguistic Change in by Hannah M. Cotton, Robert G. Hoyland, Jonathan J. Price,

By Hannah M. Cotton, Robert G. Hoyland, Jonathan J. Price, David J. Wasserstein

The 8 hundred years among the 1st Roman conquests and the conquest of Islam observed a wealthy, continuously moving combination of languages and writing platforms, criminal constructions, non secular practices and ideology within the close to East. whereas different ethnic teams and cultural varieties frequently clashed with one another, edition was once as a lot a attribute of the sector as clash. This quantity, emphasizing the inscriptions in lots of languages from the close to East, brings jointly jointly informative experiences by means of students in assorted fields. jointly, they demonstrate how the several languages, peoples and cultures interacted, competed with, attempted to disregard or have been prompted by way of one another, and the way their relationships advanced through the years. it is going to be of serious worth to these drawn to Greek and Roman heritage, Jewish heritage and close to japanese reports.

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Eck and A. Pangerl (forthcoming) ‘ “Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Brüder . ” 3. Akt’, ZPE 166. 6 IK 18 (Kyzikos) nos. 126, 380, 482. No. 424 is again mentioned by Schwertheim himself in IK 26 (Kyzikos) no. 116 under the heading of Miletopolis. Perhaps this text was brought from one of the colonies of north-western Asia Minor. g. , amount to nearly 600 testimonia. As E. Schwertheim generously told me, they show the same picture for the languages. 7 Four of these texts were found since 2004; the fourth is the edict of Set.

4 Nonetheless the Roman citizenship was given not only to them but also to their relatives: parents, siblings, as well as grandparents and great uncles – as witnessed in the many inscriptions from Achaia which mention the family of T. Statilius Lamprias who died at the age of 18. This young man happened to be one of the dancers whom Claudius rewarded with the Roman citizenship. It need scarcely be said that without exception * I would like to thank Hannah Cotton for the translation of the German text, and Sarah Bartmann for translating the footnotes.

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