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The last Erechtheion building accounts

Lambert, Stephen 2016. The last Erechtheion building accounts. Attic Inscriptions Online 2016 , 7.

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Abstract

This paper presents up-to-date texts, informed by relevant work published since 2000, of the two extant sets of fragments of the building accounts of the Erechtheion in Ionic script as a basis for translations of these accounts published simultaneously on AIO. It reviews the date of these accounts, and presents a fresh argument by John Morgan to the effect that, if certain assumptions are made, no. 2 (IG I3 477) is datable to 405/4 BC. That would make it probably the latest extant account. Morgan also finds in this fragment a supporting argument for the position initially aired in AIO Papers 5, p. 3, that the Council's year and the archon's year were not made systematically coterminous in 407 BC, as had previously been thought, but continued to be out of step, probably until ca. 403 BC.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CN Inscriptions. Epigraphy.
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Publisher: Attic Inscriptions Online
ISSN: 2054-6769
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 10:53
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/102841

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