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Exile

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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226 words

a form of punishment. Byz. law distinguished two types of exile: exoria, banishment or deportation, which could be temporary ...

Exile, Greek

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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964 words

Exile in the Greek world entailed the temporary or permanent removal of an individual or group from the territory of ...

Exile, Roman

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
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2010
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Classical studies, History
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911 words

In Roman context, exile (inability to live in the fatherland) meant either enforced absence or voluntary flight from Rome or ...

Exile

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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Literature
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309 words

Throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance banishment was a common means of disempowering political rivals or troublesome subjects. The most ...

exile

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Joseph Eddy Fontenrose, Simon Hornblower, Joseph Eddy Fontenrose, and Barry Nicholas

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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718 words
Exile (φυγή, literally ‘flight’) is permanent (aeiphygia) or long-term removal from one's native place, usually as a punishment imposed by government or other superior power. In Greece it ... More

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