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Roman Palmyra : Identity, Community, and State Formation

By: Smith, Andrew M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013Description: 1 online resource (314 p.).ISBN: 9780199861118.Subject(s): Community life -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Group identity -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Identity (Psychology) -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Nationalism -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Political culture -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Social change -- Syria -- Tadmur -- History -- To 1500 | Tadmur (Syria) -- History | Tadmur (Syria) -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Roman Palmyra : Identity, Community, and State FormationDDC classification: 939.4/32 LOC classification: DS99.P17.S62 2013ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""1. Framing the Narrative""; ""The Setting""; ""What are Identity and Community?""; ""A Framework for Constructing Palmyrene Identity and Community""; ""State Formation at Roman Palmyra""; ""Sources""; ""Summary of Palmyra�s History and Urban Development""; ""2. Tribes and Tribalism""; ""Introduction""; ""Conceiving Tribes and Tribalism""; ""Family and Tribal Structure at Palmyra""; ""City and Countryside""; ""Conclusion""; ""3. The Growth of Community""; ""Introduction""
""The Nature of Community at Palmyra""""Palmyra as Religious Center""; ""Palmyra as Economic Center""; ""Conclusion""; ""4. Mapping Social Identities""; ""Introduction""; ""The Palmyrene Family""; ""Marriage Patterns""; ""Women at Palmyra""; ""Slaves, Freedmen, and Freedwomen""; ""Occupational Identities""; ""Voluntary Associations and Ritual Dining""; ""Friends and Patrons""; ""Conclusion""; ""5. The Civic Institutions of Palmyra""; ""Introduction""; ""City and Citizenship""; ""Government and Institutions""; ""Four Tribes, Four Sanctuaries""; ""Palmyra�s Military and Caravan Guards""
""Conclusion""""6. The Palmyrene Diaspora""; ""Introduction""; ""The Palmyrenes of Dura-Europos""; ""Palmyrene Merchants Abroad""; ""Palmyrenes in Foreign Services""; ""Conclusion""; ""7. The Palmyrene Empire: A Crisis of Identity""; ""Odenathus, Zenobia, and the Crisis of Identity""; ""8. Retrospect and Broader Implications""; ""Notes""; ""Ancient Works""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
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""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""1. Framing the Narrative""; ""The Setting""; ""What are Identity and Community?""; ""A Framework for Constructing Palmyrene Identity and Community""; ""State Formation at Roman Palmyra""; ""Sources""; ""Summary of Palmyra�s History and Urban Development""; ""2. Tribes and Tribalism""; ""Introduction""; ""Conceiving Tribes and Tribalism""; ""Family and Tribal Structure at Palmyra""; ""City and Countryside""; ""Conclusion""; ""3. The Growth of Community""; ""Introduction""

""The Nature of Community at Palmyra""""Palmyra as Religious Center""; ""Palmyra as Economic Center""; ""Conclusion""; ""4. Mapping Social Identities""; ""Introduction""; ""The Palmyrene Family""; ""Marriage Patterns""; ""Women at Palmyra""; ""Slaves, Freedmen, and Freedwomen""; ""Occupational Identities""; ""Voluntary Associations and Ritual Dining""; ""Friends and Patrons""; ""Conclusion""; ""5. The Civic Institutions of Palmyra""; ""Introduction""; ""City and Citizenship""; ""Government and Institutions""; ""Four Tribes, Four Sanctuaries""; ""Palmyra�s Military and Caravan Guards""

""Conclusion""""6. The Palmyrene Diaspora""; ""Introduction""; ""The Palmyrenes of Dura-Europos""; ""Palmyrene Merchants Abroad""; ""Palmyrenes in Foreign Services""; ""Conclusion""; ""7. The Palmyrene Empire: A Crisis of Identity""; ""Odenathus, Zenobia, and the Crisis of Identity""; ""8. Retrospect and Broader Implications""; ""Notes""; ""Ancient Works""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""

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Andrew M. Smith II is Assistant Professor in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at George Washington University.

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