Aphrodito Before Dioskoros

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Preliminary results from a forthcoming Aphrodito prosopography allow scholars to broaden their understanding of the history and social dynamics of that Byzantine village. Of particular interest are the families who achieved prominence in Aphrodito in the late fifth and early sixth centuries, before the rise of Dioskoros and his family. Close attention to their careers will enhance our understanding of Aphrodito as a village in motion, full of competition and social tension.


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Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists

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Ruffini, G. (2008). "Aphrodito Before Dioskoros.” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 45 (2008): 225-240.