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The origins and nature of the Attic ephebeia to 200 B.C.

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This thesis examines the Athenian ephebeia, from its creation to 200 B.C. The primary aim of the study is to examine the forces which led to the perception of a need for the ephebeia and which influenced its creation.

After describing the institution and then investigating the available evidence for its foundation date, I argue that the "formal ephebeia" was created in 335 B.C. and was substantially different in form from anything which had preceded it. There were, however, some ante...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Ancient History
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Publication date:
1994
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:f41d34a4-d3e9-4113-8694-1a58d92f4108
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ora:6226
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English
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