By Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman

The main accomplished and updated paintings to be had on old Macedonian historical past and fabric tradition, A spouse to old Macedonia is a useful reference for college kids and students alike.

Features new, specifically commissioned essays by means of prime and up-and-coming students within the field.
Examines the political, army, social, financial, and cultural heritage of historical Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the tip of Roman interval and beyond.
Discusses the significance of paintings, archaeology and architecture.
All historical resources are translated in English.
Each bankruptcy comprises bibliographical essays for extra interpreting.

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Dig. 21 and Paul. Dig. 3 (on the exemption of clients from laws of usus); see Eilers 2002: 10–11, 184 for discussion. Caldelli 2001; Ricci 2001 attempt to show that Roman amicitia was in some sense formal, heritable, and subject to iura amicitiae, but the inscriptional evidence they cite is not conclusive or perhaps even typical. Eilers 2002: 6–7. P. Wiseman 1982: 28; cf. Eilers 2002: 8, on the importance of the context and prior experience of a relationship, upon which its definition must depend.

However inimical to modern Political Science approaches these sometimes non-rational representations of reality may seem, they have not been created by ancient authors ex nihilo, but must be a reflection of the political and ideological mind-set of ancient diplomats and politicians – the main audiences for their historical works. The friendship paradigm was the key concept in the construction of ancient interstate relations. ”103 This study attempts to do precisely this in order to account for Rome’s extraordinary success as an international power during the third and second centuries bc.

Arguments pro: Hutter 1978: 67–68; Clarke 1978; contra: Dugas 1976: 115, 117; Barrett 1981; Easterling 1989: 18–20; Konstan 1997: 38. In Homer, the two heroes refer to each other primarily as “dear companions,” f©loi —ta±roi: Il. 591 (Patroclus). 36 Friendship practices and processes simply subsumes ›rwv, “(chiefly sexual) love,” under fil©a, going so far as to suggest that ›rwv is even the motivating force behind fil©a. For the Romans, the semantic range of amicitia and amicus was not nearly so broad, and their distinction between achieved and ascribed relationships was much closer to our own.

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