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Volume 100, Issue 1


New Contexts for the Seuthopolis Inscription (IGBulg 3.2 1731)

Charles Denver Graninger
Published Online: 2018-07-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/klio-2018-0006


The Seuthopolis Inscription (IGBulg 3.2 1731), traditionally regarded in scholarship as an index of the progress of Hellenization in Thrace in the early Hellenistic period or used to establish a historical narrative for the region during that period, is here set against a broader background of late Classical and early Hellenistic political practice in Thrace, in which a developing culture of public inscription played a central role. Two aspects of the Seuthopolis Inscription are treated in detail: first, its oath content; and, second, the relationship of the monument to a broader documentary background.

Keywords: Seuthopolis; Thrace; epigraphy; oath; decree; Berenike


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Published Online: 2018-07-18

Citation Information: Klio, Volume 100, Issue 1, Pages 178–194, ISSN (Online) 2192-7669, ISSN (Print) 0075-6334, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/klio-2018-0006.

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