however, claims that similar systems of attachment can be found throughout the eastern Mediterranean, including sites in the Aegean such as Orchomenos
. Gla, and Tiryns (p.
Neither the stadium in Orchomenos
, where Ladas probably trained during the Spartan campaign in Boeotia, was preserved.
NOT CHEAP, BUT FAIR Tall elm trees screen the 4 hectares (10 acres) of land that Aravanis farms outside the small town of Orchomenos
in central Greece, not far from the ancient city of Thebes.
Statues may be apotropaic, able to bind wandering spirits and prevent them from troubling the land.(53) Take the case of the image of Actaeon at Orchomenos
F42 states that Minyans from Orchomenos
in Boeotia settled at Mounychia in Attica to find refuge from invading Thracians.
(5) The children of Aphrodite are called the Graces of Orchomenos
(Servius, Aeneid 1.720).
: Graces; guardians of the primeval Minyai,
13);(50) damiorgoi are known to have been eponymous officials in Argos and at Tritaea, Lousoi, and Orchomenos
in Arcadia (Sherk, ZPE 83 , 258-9, 262, 264, 265-6).
The Eastern sites featured in their tales reflect the sisters' own Orchomenos
as a conceptual abstraction, The City: a set of boundaries culturally imposed on bodies, speech, and thought, as well as on territory.(5) The sisters' tales magnify the inevitable logical gaps and half-truths in such ideological constructions--gaps through which a "feminine" desire fleetingly reveals itsel f.
Not if he gave me ten times as much, and twenty times over as he possesses now, not if more should come to him from elsewhere, or gave all that is brought in to Orchomenos
, all that is brought in to Thebes of Egypt, where the greatest possessions lie up in the houses, Thebes of the hundred gates, where through each of the gates two hundred fighting men come forth to war with the horses and chariots; not if he gave me gifts as many as the sand or the dust is, not even so would Agamemnon have his way with my spirit until he had made good to me all this heartrending insolence.