Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly (Brill Studies in by Denver Graninger

By Denver Graninger

Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly examines the territorial enlargement of the Thessalian League ca. 196-27 BCE and the improvement of the nation faith of the League. person chapters hint the adoption of a typical Thessalian calendar through new participants of the League, the institution of recent local gala's, the elaboration or reorganization of older cults, and League participation in a community of overseas fairs; cult may well both good enact choices to this political association, even though, and older non secular traditions endured to be maintained either inside new League territories and particularly at Delphi. the result's a clean portrait of the politics of cult at the Greek mainland within the later Hellenistic interval.

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And Kramolisch . Martin , pp. – , argued for , following the Third Macedonian War, but this is unlikely as Kramolisch has since made a good case that a decree from Perrhaibian Oloosson (Arvanitopoulos –, pp. –, no.  (McDevitt , p. , no. )), dated by a general of the Perrhaibian League whose name is partially preserved, was published ca.  (Kramolisch , pp. –; cf. SEG , , BullÉp , no. ). Earlier scholarship dated the incorporation much later to the era of Augustus (for references, see Kramolisch , p.

Trans. : ν δ τις vac 2–3 | vac 2–3 μ παγ γη τ ν thessalian histories  Perrhaibia, like Thessaly, was freed by Flamininus, and it too seems to have been organized as a federal league soon after the Isthmian declaration. Although I have discussed Flamininus’ letter to Chyretai under the heading of the Thessalian League, the city was in fact Perrhaibian, and Flamininus must be assumed to have been equally active in both areas ca. –. Six eponymous strategoi of the Perrhaibian League are attested ca.

67 Philip’s newfound status probably entitled him to a free hand in the major perioikoi. We learn, for example, that he planned to construct fortifications in Magnesia and that he imposed a governor on Perrhaibia, the penestes 63 Hom. Il. –. Thuc. ; Plut. Thes. , Cim. –; Diod. Sic. . 65 Philip had previously campaigned in Thessaly in the early s. Cf. Martin . 66 Diod. Sic. . Cf. Buckler , pp. , . 67 The event, and its putative date, are matters of scholarly controversy.

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