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By Getzel M. Cohen

This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second one quantity in Getzel Cohen's geared up survey of the Greek settlements based or refounded within the Hellenistic interval, presents ancient narratives, particular references, citations, and commentaries on all of the settlements in Syria, The purple Sea Basin, and North Africa from 331 to 31 BCE. geared up geographically, the amount pulls jointly discoveries and debates from dozens of commonly scattered archaeological and epigraphic tasks. Cohen's magisterial breadth of concentration allows him to supply greater than a compilation of data; the amount additionally contributes to ongoing questions and should element the best way towards new avenues of inquiry.

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269f. , nos. 7–14; SNG [Cop] Syria: towns 392–93; SNG [Cop] Syria: Seleucid Kings 216–17; Antioch IV. 2 119–23, 722–25; SNG Braunschweig 1388; RC forty five. 1–2 and seventy one. 4), and SELE UKEWN with the identify THS IERAS KAI AUTONOMOU (see above, n. 9). SELE UKEA APO PIERIAS (Heberdey and Wilhelm, DAWW forty four. 6 [1896] p. eight, no. sixteen; and Kraeling, AJA sixty eight [1964] 178) is additionally attested. below the empire we often find SELE UKEWN/SELE UKE US PIERIAS (e. g. , Antioch IV. 2 746–49; SNG [Cop] Syria: towns 404–5; IG XIV. 934; additionally spelled SELE UKEWN PEIERIAS: SNG [Cop] Syria: towns 403; Antioch IV. 2 750–51; cf. SELE UKEIAS PEIERIAS (CIG 3497. 18), SE[LE UK]E US THS PIE[RIAS] (CIG 4423) and variations thereof; additionally SELE UKEWN with the identify THS IERAS KAI AUTONOMOU (above, n. 9). within the early first century b. c. Seleuvkeia [hJ p]ro;ˇ tw¸ i jIssikw¸[i k]ovlpwi (I. Strat. 508. 75–76) used to be integrated one of the towns that famous the inviolability of the temple of Hekate at STRATONIKEIA in Caria. at the query of even if this urban might be identified with Seleukeia in Pieria see SELEUKEIA at the Bay of Issos. In 1 Maccabees eleven. eight we find Seleukeivaˇ th¸ˇ paraqalassivaˇ; Appian (Syr. fifty seven) identified it as “Seleukeia by means of the ocean” (Seleuvkeia hJ ejpi; th¸i Qalavssh/). In Strabo we come across either Seleuvkeia hJ ejn Pieriva/ (14. five. 20; sixteen. 2. four) and Seleuvkeia hJ Pieriva (7. five. 8), in Cicero (Ad Att. eleven. 20. 1) and Pliny (NH five. sixty seven, seventy nine; 6. 206), “Seleucia Pieria” (also P. M. Meyer, Juristische Papyri [Berlin, 1920] p. 126, no. 37. 17 [166 a. d. ]). at the a number of kinds of the ethnic and toponym for Seleukeia see Chapot, “Séleucie,” 157 n. 2; Honigmann, RE s. v. “Seleukeia (Pieria),” 1187; Holleaux, Ét. , three: 212–13. 12. For the quasi-municipal bronzes with the portrait of Antiochos IV and, later, of Alexander I Balas and Antiochos VII Sidetes at the obverse and the ethnic of Seleukeia at the opposite see, for instance, Hunter. Coll. , three: fifty one, no. seventy five; RdS 647–50; BMC Seleucid Kings, fifty seven, nos. 68–69; Antioch IV. 2 119–23; SNG (Cop) Syria: Seleucid Kings 216–17; Houghton, CSE 405–6, 408[? ]; and MacDonald, ZfN 29 (1912) ninety nine, no. 27 (Antiochos VII); see additionally Babelon, RdS, p. CV; Bickerman, IS, 231ff. ; Mørkholm, Antiochus IV, 124–30; and INC Rome, 2: 63–67. Mørkholm notes that “it has been in most cases held that the creation of the hot municipal cash through Antiochus IV used to be the first signal of a disintegration and weakening of royal authority which provided the towns a chance to develop into an increasing number of self reliant. yet issues in basic terms appear to be able to us simply because we all know of the subsequent improvement, the continual fights among many of the claimants to the throne, which led to the smash of the Seleucid state. ” instead of an indication of weak spot, Mørkholm indicates the hot municipal coinage reflects Antiochos’s wish to “make the towns energetic companions within the paintings for the internal regeneration of his nation” (67). ok. J. Rigsby agreed with Mørkholm that the looks of this coinage reflected “royal coverage, no longer cave in” (TAPA one hundred ten [1980] 243). in the course of the reign of Alexander Balas a sequence of bronze cash look with the legend ADELFWN DHMWN, “of the brother peoples,” exchanging the civic ethnic (see, for instance, A.

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