THE THIRD MEETING OF 1998-99 will be held on Thursday, January 21,
from 7-9 pm in the Lounge on the second floor of
Logan Hall at the
University of Pennsylvania. Persons wishing to dine with other
participants prior to the meeting should meet at 6 pm at
(southeast of Locust Walk and 36th Street Walk). Take-out food
(vegetarian and non-vegetarian) will be provided. Cost is $7 per person.
Please RSVP to either chairperson (adresses above), if possible,
so that we might have a rough idea of how much food to arrange.
Juergen Deininger, Die Provinziallandtage der roemischen Kaiserzeit von
Augustus bis zum Ende des dritten Jahrhunderts n.Chr., Vestigia 6
(Muenchen: C.H. Beck, 1965) 41-50.
for the most influential statement on the issues
Rosalinde Kearsley, "Asiarchs, Archiereis, and the Archiereiai ofAsia,"
GRBSt 27 (1986) 183-192.
for a challenge to the general consensus
Steven J. Friesen, Twice Neokoros: Ephesos, Asia, and the Cult of the
Flavian Imperial Family, Religions in the Greco-Roman World 116 (Leiden:
Brill, 1993) 76-113.
for the presenter's first attempt to sort out the issues
Riet van Bremen, The Limits of Participation: Women and Civic Life in the
Greek East in the Hellenistic and Roman periods (Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben,
1996) 114-125, 136-141.
for a recent restatement of the general consensus