Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

by S. C. Humphreys

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ISBN-13: 9780191092404
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 11/08/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1504
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

S.C. Humphreys read Greats at Oxford and her first research was on ancient merchant shipping and trade. This led to interest in economic anthropology and a joint appointment at University College London in the History and Anthropology departments, where she founded a Combined Studies BA programme in Ancient History and Social Anthropology. In 1985 she moved to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as full Professor in history, with honorary appointments in anthropology and Greek; here she was much involved in the Interdepartmental PhD in Anthropology and History. She retired in 2000 and continues to conduct research.

Table of Contents



VOL. 1
Frontmatter
Preface
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Key to Reading Tables
0. Introduction
Part 1: Legal and Economic Interaction
1. Drakon and Solon
2. Adoption
3. Guardianship
4. Marriage with Kin
5. Property
6. Economic Cooperation
7. Disputes
Part 2: Ritual
8. Names
9. Rites de Passage
10. Funerals and Burials
11. Commemoration
12. Festivals, Associations, Dedications
Part 3: Politics, Informal
13. Young Men's Social Groupings
14. Political Marriages, Lawsuits, Curse Tablets
Part 4: Politics, Formal
15. Paredroi, Ostracism, the Thirty
16. Ambassadors, Generals, Military Commands
17. Council and Assembly
VOL. 2
Part 5: Corporate Groups
18. The Pre-Kleisthenic Tribes and Trittyes
19. The Phratries
20. The Gene
21. The Kleisthenic Tribes and Trittyes
Part 6: The Demes
22. The Demes: Introduction
23. I Erechtheis
24. II Aigeis
25. III Pandionis
26. IV Leontis
27. V Akamantis
28. VI Oineis
29. VII Kekropis
30. VIII Hippothontis
31. IX Aiantis
32. X Antiochis
Appendices
1. Lists
2. The Hekatostai Records
3. IG ii3 4. 325
4. Lykourgos' Sons
5. POxy 2464
Endmatter
Bibliography
Index of Sources:
Inscriptions and papyri
Texts
Vases
Index of Proper Names
Subject Index

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