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The Declining Polis? (continuing from 27/01/13 teleion)

The preceding evidence clearly shows that the members of many different  types of associations, representing a spectrum of social-economic  levels within society, from the more prestigious occupations of Roman businessmenand silversmiths to the less desirable professions of dyers and  clothing … Continue reading

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The Declining Polis? (continuing from 19/10/07)

Associations and the Civic Framework Now that we have a framework within which to discuss the polis in Roman  times, we can provide some concrete examples of the working of this system  of benefaction and the nature of social relations … Continue reading

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