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- n. the practice of élite in Greek and Roman cities of distributing a part of their wealth to the community; public benefaction
Jan. 16, 11: 30 a.m. -- "'All for One and One for All': Euergetism, Monuments, and Asia Minor Polis Viability and Growth in Antiquity," LuAnn Wandsnider, associate professor of anthropology, 24 CBA Building, 12th and R streets (euergetism derives from the Greek word for
In 1569, Richard Grafton's Chronicle concludes an account of his bequests and euergetism with the exhortation: "Look on thys, ye aldermen, for it is a glorious glasse."
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