Elite responses to the rise of Achaemenid Persia

Medenieks, Selga (ed.). 2018. Elite responses to the rise of Achaemenid Persia. Special issue of Hermathena 204 & 205.

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Table of Contents

HERMATHENA (2018) 204-205

Elite responses to the rise of Achaemenid Persia
Edited by Dr Selga Medenieks
(Department of Classics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Selga Medenieks 5


‘ἐμήδισαν προθύμως οὐδ᾽ ἔτι ἐνδοιαστῶς’: Thessalian Medism and its repercussions
Emma Aston 7

Silk purses and sows’ ears: Thebans, Boeotians, and the second Persian invasion 480-479 BCE
Samuel D. Gartland 41

Milesian elite responses to Persia: the Ionian Revolt in context
Alan M. Greaves, John Brendan Knight, and Françoise Rutland 65

The only one to medise? Notes on the career of King Demaratus of Sparta
Marcello Lupi 139

Religious responses in Babylonia to the rise of Persia
Selga Medenieks 155

The paradox of allegiances: Alexander I of Macedon and Persian power
E. P. Moloney 187

Egyptian elites before the Persian conquest
Alexander Schütze 209

‘Our court shall be a little academe’: Judaean elites and the Persian Great King in the early Persian Empire
Jason M. Silverman 233