10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OECIST»
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The Ancient Mariners: Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the ...
The first step was to appoint an "oecist," or founder, to lead the expedition. Since
he played the major role, the colony he succeeded in planting often worshiped
him after his death. Even when all details about the founding of a given place ...
Revolution and Society in Greek Sicily and Southern Italy
The most important local cult was the cult of the founder (oecist), which was
connected to the historical event of the city's foundation in a given year.9 As long
as the cities continued to grow steadily and began to found their own colonies, ...
The Sicilian Colony Dates
Theokles, the oecist of Naxos and Leontinoi, is said by Thucydides to have
arrived 'with Chalkidians', and Hellanikos, in his chronicle, The Priestesses (4 F
82), said that he came IK XdAxiSos. But for Ephoros he is an Athenian (70 F 137),
The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece
Founders were responsible for setting in place the political and religious
structures of the city defined by the nomima, the 'customs'.111 The role of the
oecist was to mark out the limits of the city, define the sacred land, divide up the
land, and ...
The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Form in Rome, ...
38 In the story of Archias and Myscellus, the oecist chooses outright for the
colonists. The oecist was either the leader of a dissident faction in the metropolis,
or, if the metropolis was sending out a colony by legislation, was an appointed ...
Tyranny and Political Culture in Ancient Greece
James F. McGlew. support behind the oecist's actions is occasionally augmented
when Apollo, rather than the founder himself or his home city, is given credit for
the impulse of establishing a colony. The foundation decree "spontaneously ...
The Journal of Hellenic Studies
Corinthian commerce,116 and we constantly hear of its members in connexion
with the history of the early colonies. Archias, the ' oecist ' of Syracuse,
Chersierates, ' oecist ' of Corcyra, and Phalius, 'oecist' of Epidamnus, were all of
this clan ...
A Commentary on the Fourth Pythian Ode of Pindar
For examples of cities changing their oecist cf. Th. 5. 11. 1 [Hagnon is replaced
by Brasidas at Amphipolis], 6. 5. 3 [Hippocrates, tyrant of Gela, ousts Dascon and
Menecolus at Cama- rina]. On the role of oecist in the founding of a Greek colony
Bruce Karl Braswell, 1988
The Ancient Greeks: A Critical History
After his death the oecist was buried in a prominent place in the town, and at his
tomb he received the honors due to a hero, as the divine founder of the city.
Since the majority of the early colonists wished to become landowners, one of the
John V. A. Fine, John Van Antwerp Fine, 1983
An Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards
(3 rev. wheel; 2 rev. hippocamp; 1 rev. hd. ; 9 oecist) Disposition: Vlasto 6 (Cat.
95, 1o7, 165, 199, 218, 227) ; New York 1 (SNG 854) Vlasto, NNM 15 (1922), p.
2o8 1902 Taranto, Via Oberdan, 1938 Burial: c. 42o-415 b.c. (K) Contents: 18 Ж
Colin M. Kraay, Margaret Thompson, Otto Morkholm, 1973