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Aegean Interactions: Delos and its Networks in the Third Century

Christy Constantakopoulou


This book addresses the history of interaction in the Aegean world during the third century BC. The main focus is the island of Delos and its important regional sanctuary. Through a thorough investigation of the Delian epigraphic and material evidence, it explores how and to which degree the islands of the southern Aegean formed active networks of political, religious, and cultural interaction. The book aims to show that this kind of regional interaction in the southern Aegean resulted in the creation of a regional identity, which was expressed, among other things, in the existence of a federa ... More

Keywords: Hellenistic Delos, Aegean Sea, inventories, honorific decrees, Islanders’ League, Aegean networks, proxeny, Aegean islands, regionalism, network theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198787273
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198787273.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christy Constantakopoulou, author
Senior Lecturer in Ancient History, Birkbeck College, University of London