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32 See Shipley 2000, 242–3; “[…] it can be that what we see as a distinctively Greek construction was once a fusion of the philosophical tradition of fourth‐century Athens with an older approach of assembling and controlling the written observe” (243). 33 at the building of the Ptolemaic country, see Manning 2010. 34 Cohen 2006, 76–9; Capdetrey 2007, 68–9. 35 Seleucid foundations have been economically encouraged and meant to open up undeveloped land and to create focal issues for tax sales via silver‐based alternate. Apherghis 2005, forty. 36 Grainger 1990, 47–61; Capdetrey 2007, sixty seven. 37 in regards to the date of Seleucia’s beginning and its ideological functionality, see Capdetrey 2007, 52–9. 38 On Babylon lower than the Seleucids, see Sherwin‐White 1987. 39 Gutzwiller 2007, nine, who issues out that we've got no proof for direct Seleucid reference to 3 Hellenistic authors from Syrian Gadara: the satirist Menippus, the epigrammatist Meleager, and the thinker Philodemus. forty “Simonides. ” Suda Σ 443. See Suda online. Tr. R. Dyer. 10 June 2000. http://www. stoa. org/sol‐entries/sigma/443 (accessed March 29, 2015). nine 10 106 Anatole Mori Casson 2001, forty eight; Fraser 1972, 1. 555; Pfeiffer 1968, 122. “Euphorion. ” Suda E 3801 See Suda online. Tr. W. Hutton. 10 February 2008. http:// www. stoa. org/sol‐entries/epsilon/3801 (accessed March 29, 2015). For stories and fragments of Euphorion’s epic poetry see web page 1941, 488–99 (“Euphorion”); Lightfoot 2009, 189–465. forty three Finkelberg 2006, 239. forty four Grainger 1990, a hundred twenty five; at the excessive failure cost of Seleucid foundations, see p. eighty one. On Seleucus’ attainable choice for the Syrian Seleucia as his important capital (over Antioch), see Cohen 2006, 128–30 n. three. forty five Verbrugghe and Wickersham 1996, 19. forty six Verbrugghe and Wickersham 1996, 20. forty seven Maul 2005, 503–4. forty eight Baines 2007, eighty three (citing John A. Brinkman, own communication). forty nine Casson 2001, 9–15; Charpin 2010, 53–67. 50 Goldstein 2010; Beaulieu 2006. fifty one Charpin 2010, sixty seven. On examining practices in Greek, see e. g. Ford 2003. fifty two Burstein 1978, 6–7; Kuhrt 1987, 53–6; Haubold et al. 2013. fifty three Kuhrt 1987, 32–56, at fifty six. fifty four Verbrugghe and Wickersham 32–3. fifty five Grainger 1990, 70–74. fifty six See Gruen 2000. fifty seven On kinfolk among the Attalids and the Seleucids, see Chrubasik 2013. fifty eight The suggestion of “public” as a consequence capacity an institutional library, someplace among a personal royal library, equivalent to that of Antigonus Gonatas in Pella, and a latest lending library. fifty nine E. g. , Walbank 1984, seventy three: “The context [of the libraries at Alexandria, Pella, and Pergamon] was once in fact solely Greek, for not anything of this had relevance to the indigenous populations with made up the higher a part of the Ptolemaic and Seleucid kingdoms. ” Parsons 2012, 830 credit Peripatetic impression instead of “the temple and palace libraries of the close to east. ” 60 Gutzwiller 2007, 19–20. sixty one Bagnall 2002, 358–9. sixty two Harris 1989, sixty one, 173; see additionally Hopkins 1991. sixty three See Morgan 2003; Cribiore 1996. sixty four Euripides and Menander have been studied (Cribbiore 1996, 46), as have been Callimachus’ epigrams (Gutzwiller 1998, 183).
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