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11. SEG XXXII 456 Boeotia. Haliartus. Decree On Cult. Ca. 235 B.C. Or A Little Later

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A limestone stele found in 1966 near the acropolis of Haliartus. In its present condition, the stone is shaped like a quarter of a cylinder; originally it might have been shaped like a cylinder or a semi-cylinder, in which case it could have formed a part of a cylindrical monument. The interpretation of this difficult document involves two basic questions, namely: (1) where was the sacrifice to Athena and Zeus supposed to take place; (2) did the Acraephian ambassadors invite the Haliartans to participate in one event or two. These questions are addressed against the background of the Ptoia. The Ptoia was a musical competition in honor of the Ptoan Apollo. The festival underwent reorganizations during which the Ptoia became Pan-Boeotian when, under the auspices of the Delphic amphictyony, the city of Acraephia formally invited Boeotian cities to share in it.

Keywords: Boeotia; Haliartus; Ptoia; SEG XXXII 456

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