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Failed nostoi and foundations: Kalchas at Kolophon

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posted on 25.01.2021, 15:38 by Naoíse Mac Sweeney
This chapter takes a single well-documented example of a faulty nostos. It concentrates on the famous Homeric seer Kalchas who ended up buried at Ionian Kolophon and explains its Hellenistic manifestation in terms of Roman encroachment on the Greek East.

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Mac Sweeney, N, Failed nostoi and foundations: Kalchas at Kolophon, 'The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement', Oxford University Press

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/Organisation/COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, ARTS AND HUMANITIES/School of Archaeology and Ancient History/Core Staff

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

Publisher

Oxford University Press

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9780198811428

Copyright date

2018

Available date

01/10/2020

Editors

Simon Hornblower and Giulia Biffis

Language

en

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