Among the topics are the archaeological background of the earliest graffiti and finds from Methone, from Gabii and Gordion to Eretria and Methone: the rise of the Greek alphabet, alphabets and dialects in the Euboean
colonies of Sicily and Magna Graecia: what could have happened in Methone, and wine and the early history of the Greek alphabet: early Greek vase-inscriptions and the Symposion.
While there is a Euboean
soldier who is aware of Stratippocles' situation and is willing to buy her (153-5), the deception Epidicus had earlier practiced proves to be an obstacle.
Mitrou is a small tidal islet in the Bay of Atalante, East Lokris, located on the Northern Euboean
Gulf about 140 km northwest of Athens, 50 km north of Thebes and 20 km northeast of Orchomenos (Fig.
Unlike Dio's Euboean
Oration in which the countryside is always presented positively and the city negatively, Longus' idyllic narrative is not ideal--cf.
The huge side of the Euboean
rock is carved into a cavern, to which lead a wide hundred entrances, a hundred mouths, from which rush as many voices, the Sibyl's responses.
The Pendent Semi-Circle Skyphos: A Study of Its Development and Chronology and an Examination of It as Evidence for Euboean
Activity at Al Mina (BICS Suppl.
Greek of the early eighth century B.C., the adapter, in Powell's words, "took from a Phoenician informant an abecedarium and created from it his own system" of writing.' The adapter learned from his informant that each regular stipple of the Phoenician consonantal alphabet represented a particular recurrent syllable of the Phoenician language.
Cadiz, Castillo de Dofia Blanca, and Huelva (where an Euboean
skyphos fragment was found [p.
P.'s meticulous investigations of Euboean
archaeology, early warfare, and the dates of Archilochos will earn him the gratitude even of those who, like myself, remain sceptical about the very possibility of dating the war, and of reconstructing lists of allies from anecdotes in Parthenius' Love Stories or Plutarch's On the Virtues of Women.
poet who was also active in Athens and Antioch, is said to have mentioned perfect numbers--i.e, numbers which equal the total of all their factors, including 1 (but obviously excluding the number itself).
He adduces Dio's 'Euboean
' oration and the Elder Seneca's Controversiae to demonstrate the intimate (and perhaps two-way) relationship between rhetoric and Greek and Roman prose fiction.