Ancient History Pamphlets Volume N . 4

Ancient History Pamphlets Volume N . 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...of Endeis to Salamis4 may have taken place in the post-Helladic period, or in the early part of the historical period. It was probably in the Late Helladic Period that the Aiginetans united with several neighboring cities on the Saronic and Argolic Gulfs and formed an amphictyony centered about the cult and hieron of Poseidon at Kalauria. In view of the fact that commercial intercourse had for centuries existed among the peoples of the Aegean world and that the members of the Kalaurian Amphictyony were related culturally, and some of them ethnically, it is not surprising to find them combining for religious reasons at this early date. It is, of course, needless to say that the Late Helladic Aiginetans did not take part in the traditional war against 1. For example, the "krater" and the stemmed kylikes. But the fusion is best exemplified by "Ephyraean Ware" (of MH IV); v. Korakou, p. 54; B.S.A., XXII, pp. 182 sq. 2. Paus., I, 35, 2; Strabo, IX, 394. 3. Apollodoros, III, 12, 7, 1; Diodoros, IV, 72; Paus., I, 35, 2. 4. Probably about the same time, Aias who, Oldfather (Philological Quarterly, III (1924), p. 4) says, "represents this same HeroGod (the Lokrian Aias) in a sort of synthesis of myth as developed in the traditions of Megara, Salamis, Aegina, and Aeolis,"was transferred irom Aigina to Salamis. However, it is possible that the Telamonian Aias came from the north, first to Salamis and thence to Aigina. I believe Professor Oldfather holds this view. Troy, despite their mention in the "Catalogue of Ships" and their claim to the Aiakidai. In view of the fact that Aigina was closely connected with Thessaly by traditions and cults, one can understand how the Aiginetans, after they had risen to prominence, more

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