In the fifth book of his "Geography", Strabo describes the ancient colony of Neapolis in imperial age, noting that «very many traces of Greek culture are preserved there – gymnasia, ephebeia, phratriae, and Greek names of things, although the people are Romans». This passage poses two important issues concerning respectively: the Strabo’s position towards Rome; the status of Neapolis’ Greek identity in Augustan age and its relationship with the imperial power.

Sulle «tracce» di Strabone: la grecità di Neapolis in età imperiale

PISANO CARMINE
2017

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In the fifth book of his "Geography", Strabo describes the ancient colony of Neapolis in imperial age, noting that «very many traces of Greek culture are preserved there – gymnasia, ephebeia, phratriae, and Greek names of things, although the people are Romans». This passage poses two important issues concerning respectively: the Strabo’s position towards Rome; the status of Neapolis’ Greek identity in Augustan age and its relationship with the imperial power.
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