Chapter 12. Greek Cities Under Roman Rule

  1. David S. Potter
  1. Maud W. Gleason

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch13

A Companion to the Roman Empire

A Companion to the Roman Empire

How to Cite

Gleason, M. W. (2006) Greek Cities Under Roman Rule, in A Companion to the Roman Empire (ed D. S. Potter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226444

Online ISBN: 9780470996942



  • preamble;
  • ancestor;
  • social order;
  • evasion;
  • governors


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Preamble: Being Roman and Being Greek

  • Defining the Greek City: Language, Ancestors, Gods, and Buildings

  • Different Kinds of Cities

  • Components of the Social Order

  • City Government

  • The Duties of the Well-To-Do

  • The Donors: Motives, Rewards, and Evasions

  • Relations With Governors

  • Relations With the Emperor

  • Education: the Culture of

  • Discord: Feud and Faction

  • Concord and Festivity: Processions, Games, Sacrifices, and Feasts

  • Epilogue