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Achaea and the Achaean Confederacy

Achaea and the Achaean Confederacy   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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943 words
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Achaea is a region occupying the northern Peloponnesus, from the Larisos River in the west to the Sythas River in

Acheloos Painter

Acheloos Painter (c. 525–c. 500bc)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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478 words
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(fl c. 525–c. 500bc).

Greek vase painter. His name vase was a Black-figure neck amphora

Achilles

Achilles   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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The legendary hero Achilles was the most outstanding Greek warrior at Troy and the central figure of the Iliad.

Achilles

Achilles   Reference library

Andrew L. Brown

The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,249 words
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son of Peleus and Thetis; greatest of the Greek heroes in the Trojan War; central character of *Homer’s ...

Achilles Painter

Achilles Painter (c. 470–c. 425bc)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
954 words
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(fl c. 470–c. 425bc).

Greek vase painter. He is named after an Attic Red-figure amphora

Acquarossa

Acquarossa   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
432 words
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[It.: ‘red water’].

Modern name of an Etruscan settlement near Viterbo, Italy. It is situated on a small

Acropolis, Athenian

Acropolis, Athenian   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,127 words
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Rising above the typical city-state (or polis) of ancient Greece was a high but accessible hill that functioned at various

Aeschylus

Aeschylus (525/4)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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5,578 words
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(?525/4–456/5bce),

Athenian tragic dramatist. Aeschylus was born at Eleusis, a town ten miles (fifteen

Affecter

Affecter (c. 540–520bc)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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417 words
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(fl c. 540–520bc).

Greek vase painter. This Attic Black-figure artist’s name derives from the distinctive mannered

Africa, Province of

Africa, Province of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,633 words
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The term “Africa” was frequently used by Roman writers to refer to the whole of what is now the Maghreb

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