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Author Wilding, Alexandra, author.

Title Reinventing the Amphiareion at Oropos / by Alexandra Wilding
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2022]
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Series Mnemosyne supplements : history and archeology of classical antiquity, 2352-8656 ; volume 445
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity ; 445
Summary "This book asks why politically-powerful entities invested in the Amphiareion, a sanctuary renowned for its precarity and dependency. The answer lies in unravelling the intricacies of the shrine's epigraphical record and the stories about the communities and individuals responsible for creating it. By explaining patterns in inscribed display against the backdrop of broader events and phenomena emerging within central Greece, this book revisits the Amphiareion's narrative and emphasises its political implications for its neighbours. This interpretation offers new perspectives on the sanctuary and exposes agents' manipulation of it in the course of reinventing their self-image in a changing Greek world"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 03, 2021)
Subject Amphiaraos (Greek deity) -- Cult -- Greece -- Oropos (Extinct city)
Amphiareion (Oropos) -- History
Amphiareion (Oropos)
Inscriptions, Greek -- Greece -- Oropos (Extinct city)
Cults.
Inscriptions, Greek.
Oropos (Extinct city)
Greece -- Oropos (Extinct city)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021043523
ISBN 9004472584
9789004472587