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Hybris and Nike: agency, victory and commemoration in panhellenic sanctuaries

Whitley, Anthony James Monins 2011. Hybris and Nike: agency, victory and commemoration in panhellenic sanctuaries. In: Lambert, Stephen David ed. Sociable Man: Essays on Ancient Greek Behaviour in Honour of Nick Fisher, Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, pp. 161-191.

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This article looks at changes in the way in which athletic and military victories were commemorated in Delphi and Olympia between the late Archaic period and the end of the fifth century BC. It makes use of Snodgrass's distinction between raw and converted offerings, and tries to explain why 'converted' offerings (statues) were preferred by athletic victors much earlier than they were by military victors.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CN Inscriptions. Epigraphy.
Publisher: The Classical Press of Wales
ISBN: 9781905125517
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:01

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