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Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations

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This chapter starts from an Attic funerary stele recording one Sōtērēs Sikeliōtis, and the issues this text raises about regional identities. The investigation of the nature and significance of Sicilian identity in the fifth century bc has based primarily on the distinction between Sikel ('indigenous Sicilian') and Sikeliote ('Greek colonist in Sicily'): considerable weight has been placed on Diodorus and the claim therein for the universalization over time of the term Sikeliote, and on more ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Host title:
Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD
Publication date:
2013-01-24
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9780199652143
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pubs:240671
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pubs:240671
Source identifiers:
240671
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2015-03-14

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