A Mad Miscellany of Dedications and Votives

Votive Offerings and dedications are buildings and art that have been commissioned with the express purpose of honouring someone; be it a god, or man, or a city. Here, I chart a course of dedications from Asia Minor and how they change over time. The Geneleos Group The Geneleos Group is votive offering from the … Continue reading A Mad Miscellany of Dedications and Votives

Lycian Social Hierarchy – Tombs as sources

The social hierarchy of Lycia is very hard to reconstruct, since the surviving evidence is limited to coins issued by the dynasts, tombs (of which few can be said to belong to those of the lower strata) (Keen (1998) 34) and scraps written by Greek and Roman historians. Due to the nature of this evidence … Continue reading Lycian Social Hierarchy – Tombs as sources