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Mor. fr. 82. At some point, Chaironeia was part of an Orchomenian syntely, cf. Thuc. 3. On the nature of those syntelies, cf. Bakhuizen 1994; Beck 1997, pp. 208–210. ethnic identity and integration in boeotia 41 6th century bc. The inscription from Olympia, along with many other pieces of epigraphic evidence, makes it obvious that the Boeotians, as a collective, took action in a variety of fields. Much of their action was military and political, in a broad sense, but it bears little promise to dissociate these areas from joint performance in cult or ritual.
Pind. Isthm. 33–38 with Demand 1982, pp. 28–29. ethnic identity and integration in boeotia 31 taken into account. A late-6th century dedication of a bronze helmet to Zeus at Olympia commemorates the victory of Orchomenos over the city of Koroneia in central Boeotia, on the southern shores of Lake Kopais. The text reads: Ἐρχομένιοι ἀνέθειαν το̃ι Δὶ τὀλυ⟨ν⟩πίοι Ϙορόνεια[ν hελόντες] SEG XI 1208; LSAG 93+95, no. 11 In similar vein, a dedicated greave from Olympia commemorates a Theban victory over Hyettos on the northern fringes of Lake Kopais, a near neighbor and traditional ally of Orchomenos: Θεβαῖοι το̃ν hυετίον SEG XXIV 300; Hansen and Nielsen 2004: no.
19; Mor. 866e–f; cf. Paus. 2) reference a battle between Boeotians and Thessalians at Keressos, according to Plutarch’s colored narrative a seminal event, which seems to date from the early 6th century bc. The tradition poses multiple challenges, cf. Lehmann 1983; Beck 1997, pp. 108–110; see also McInerney 1999, pp. 154–185 on the wider context. Hdt. 79 suggests such an embryonic core region. Cf. Roesch 1965, pp. 34–36; Larsen 1968, p. 29; Demand 1982, pp. 18–19, and Schachter, forthcoming, with regard to the earliest coinage.
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