By Denver Graninger
Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly examines the territorial enlargement of the Thessalian League ca. 196-27 BCE and the advance of the nation faith of the League. person chapters hint the adoption of a typical Thessalian calendar by way of new contributors of the League, the institution of recent nearby gala's, the elaboration or reorganization of older cults, and League participation in a community of overseas fairs; cult may perhaps both good enact possible choices to this political association, despite the fact that, and older non secular traditions persevered to be maintained either inside of 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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48 The border to the east with Malis likely fluctuated throughout antiquity. To the west and southwest Ainis met Aitolia. 49 Later sources trace migrations of these Ainianes either by a southerly route 45 46 47 48 49 Lehmann . Thuc. . Xen. Anab. ; Theophrast. Hist. Plant. . Kip , pp. –; Stählin , pp. –; Kramolisch . Hom. Il. –. Cf. Str. . 50 Politically, the Ainianes were members of the Delphic Amphictiony, medized at the time of the Persian Wars, and are depicted as fighting with the Thessalians against the foundation of Herakleia Trachinia during the Peloponnesian War.
Earlier scholarship dated the incorporation much later to the era of Augustus (for references, see Kramolisch , p. , with n. ), but Daux and Coste-Messelière , pp. –, and Stählin had already recognized that some Perrhaibian documents were dated by demonstrably earlier generals of the Thessalian League. Helly , vol. , p. , also argues for on the basis of Paus. –, a passage which claims that, as part of Mummius’ settlement following the Achaian War, all (mainland) Greek Leagues were disbanded.
BullÉp , no. . 105 l. – 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.
Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly (Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy) by Denver Graninger