By Denver Graninger
Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly examines the territorial growth of the Thessalian League ca. 196-27 BCE and the improvement of the nation faith of the League. person chapters hint the adoption of a typical Thessalian calendar through new individuals of the League, the institution of latest nearby gala's, the elaboration or reorganization of older cults, and League participation in a community of foreign fairs; cult may possibly both good enact choices to this political association, besides the fact that, and older spiritual traditions persisted to be maintained either inside new League territories and particularly at Delphi. the result's a clean portrait of the politics of cult at the Greek mainland within the later Hellenistic interval.
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34 Larisa: the principal source is [Herodes], On the Constitution (available in Meyer ). See also Hammond and Griffith , pp. –; Borza , pp. –. Jason of Pherai: Wace and Thompson –; Helly ; and, for general discussion, Lucas , pp. –. The northernmost portion of the region, the so-called Perhaibian Tripolis, consisting of the cities of Pythion, Doliche, and Azoros, seems to have been most susceptible to Macedonian influence, although the history of the region as a whole is that of a borderland between tetradic Thessaly and Macedonia.
AnnÉp , no. ; BullÉp , no. . 105 l. – trans. : ν δ τις vac 2–3 | vac 2–3 μ παγ γη τ ν thessalian histories Perrhaibia, like Thessaly, was freed by Flamininus, and it too seems to have been organized as a federal league soon after the Isthmian declaration. Although I have discussed Flamininus’ letter to Chyretai under the heading of the Thessalian League, the city was in fact Perrhaibian, and Flamininus must be assumed to have been equally active in both areas ca. –.
Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly (Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy) by Denver Graninger