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The common voice of the people: the importance of proclamation in Archaic and Classical Greece with special respect to Athens

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The Common Voice of the People is a study of the importance of heralds and their proclamations to the communal life of the ancient Athenian polis in the Archaic and Classical periods. This dissertation aims to contribute to the growing body of modern scholarship on issues of public communication, the tension between literacy and orality, the importance of ritual in the ancient polis, and the varied roles and identities of Greek heralds. While there has been a grea... Expand abstract

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University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Ancient History
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:e7521ced-6aee-4a2e-81bd-f1b28acb52f7
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ora:6314

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