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Demetrius (20)

Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists. Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes ...

Political Leadership

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Saana Svärd, Rachel Havrelock, Gillian Ramsey, Kristina Milnor, Susan E. Hylen, and Robert M. Royalty Jr.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

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...and historiography of him as well as developing iconographies for themselves. Alexandrine masculinity was rooted in physical vigor and demonstrated by courageous and successful warfare, enthusiasm for hunting, and bodily attractiveness—at least ideally, and Demetrius Poliorcetes (“the Besieger”) and Demetrius Kalos (“the Fair”) were famous for their handsome looks, and other successors copied Alexander’s famous anastolē (“cowlick”) hairstyle. This was matched by a charismatic heroic temperament schooled in magnanimity, justice, and honor. Alexander himself...

Male-Female Sexuality

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Rhiannon Graybill, Giulia Sissa, Bradford A. Kirkegaard, Yii-Jan Lin, Tirzah Meacham, and Kathy L. Gaca

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

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... subentry New Testament ; Marriage and Divorce, subentry Greek World ; Masculinity and Femininity, subentry Greek World ; Sexuality ; and Sexual Transgression, subentry Greek World .] Bibliography Primary Works Aristotle . Poetics; Longinus: On the Sublime; Demetrius: On Style . Edited and translated by D. A. Russell et al. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1995. Euripides . Fabulae . Vol. 1: Cyclops, Alcestis, Medea, Heraclidae, Hippolytus, Andromacha, Hecuba . Edited and translated by J. Diggle . Oxford...

Social Interaction

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Philip Jones, James N. Hoke, Karri L. Whipple, Gary Gilbert, and Kathleen Gallagher Elkins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

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...194–226, 137; CIJ 1443 ; 2 Macc 1.10 ; Ag. Ap. 2.64; J.W. 1.175; b. Sanh. 25b ). In the late Ptolemaic period, one Onias served as secretary or scribe in the royal court ( CPJ 137). In Alexandria, Alexander, the brother of Philo, and Demetrius served as alabarch or customs superintendent ( Ant. 19.276; 20.100, 147), while other Jews served as river guardians ( Ag. Ap. 2.64; J.W. 1.175; b. Sanh. 25b ). In first century Cyrene c.e. , Eleazar, the son of Jason, was one of the city’s nomophulakes , and thus among those responsible for the...

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