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Palaces and elite residences in the Hellenistic East, late fourth to early first century BC: formation and purpose

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This thesis investigates the morphology and the purpose of palaces in major and minor kingdoms of the Hellenistic World. Elements of architecture, spatial organisation and decoration are analysed in the attempt to clarify issues of chronology and in order to identify function. The analysis places the material into its social and ideological context by taking into consideration the role of kingship ideologies in the formation of space used by royal courts. Comparison with residences of the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:bc2f6cca-dde4-4d98-9981-16cc3deb4c8e
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ora:7550

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