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Professor Lynette Mitchell

Publications

Books

The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece, London, Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

with Melville C, Every Inch a King. Comparative Studies on Kings and Kingship in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, Leiden, Brill, 2013.

with Rubinstein L, Greek History and Epigraphy. Essays in honour of PJ Rhodes, Swansea, Classical Press of Wales, 2009.

Panhellenism and the Barbarian in Archaic and Classical Greece, Classical Press of Wales, 2007.

Greeks Bearing Gifts: the public use of private relationships 435-323 BC, Cambridge, 1997.

The Development of the Polis in Archaic Greece, London, Routledge, 1997.

Articles

Greek Political Thought in Ancient History, Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought, vol. 33, no. 1, 2016, 52-70

The Women of ruling Families in Archaic and Classical Greece, Classical Quarterly, 2012, 1-21

Cyrus the great and the obedience of the willing, Centre for Leadership Studies Extended Essays Series, no. 3, Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2009, 8-22

Freedom and the rule of law, Freedom and Coercion, 2008

Thucydides and the monarch in democracy, Polis, no. 25, 2008, 1-30

Greeks, barbarians and aeschylus Suppliants, Greece and Rome, vol. 53, no. 2, 2006, 205-223

Euboean Io, The Classical Quarterly, vol. 51, no. 2, 2001, 339-352

'A new look At the election of generals at Athens', Klio, 2000, 344-360

'Philia, eunoia and Greek interstate relations', Antichthon, vol. 31, 1997, 344-360

'New for old: Friendship networks in Athenian politics', Greece & Rome, vol. 43, 1996, 11-30

Chapters

Admiring others: Persians and Xenophon, in Fitzpatrick-McKinley A (eds) Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2015, 183-91

The Community of the Hellenes, in Funke P, Beck, H (eds) Federalism in Greek Antiquity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 49-65

Herodotus' Cyrus and political freedom, in Ansari A (eds) Perceptions of Iran: History, Myths and Nationalism from Medieval Persia to the Islamic Republic, IB Tauris, 2014, 111-131

Apistia: faithelessness and the Greek polis, in Feickert S, Haut A, Sharaf K (eds) Faces of Communities: Social Ties between Trust, Loyalty and Conflict, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014, 61-76

with Melville C, Introduction, in Mitchell L, Melville C (eds) , Leiden: Brill, 2013, 1-21

Alexander the Great: Divinity and the Rule of Law, in Mitchell L, Melville C (eds) Every Inch a King. Comparative Studies on Kings and Kingship in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, Leiden: Brill, 2013, 91-107

Remembering Cyrus the Persian: exploring monarchy and freedom in classical Greece, in Ben Zvi E, Edelman D (eds) Bringing the past to the present in the Late Persian and Early Hellenisitc Period: Images of central figures, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 283-292

Legitimating tyrants: the heroic rulers of archaic and classical Greece, in Hildenbrand R, Peacock A, Abdullaeva F (eds) Ferdowsi, the Mongols and the History of Iran, Oxford: I B Tauris, 2013, 26-30

with Rubinstein L, Introduction, in Mitchell L, Rubinstein L (eds) Greek History and Epigraphy: Essays in honour of P.J. Rhodes, Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2009

The rules of the game: three studies in friendship, equality and politics, in Mitchell L, Rubinstein L (eds) Greek History and Epigraphy. Essays in honour of PJ Rhodes, Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2009, 1-32

Greek Government, in A Companion to the Classical Greek World, , 2007, 367-386

Born to rule? The Argead royal succession, in Heckel W, Wheatley P, Tritle L (eds) Alexander’s Empire: Formulation to decay, Claremont: Regina, 2007, 61-74

'Greek government', in Kinzl KH (eds) A Companion to the Classical Greek World, Blackwell, 2006

Tyrannical oligarchs at Athens, in Lewis S (eds) Ancient Tyranny, Edinburgh University Press, 2006, 178-187

New wine in old wineskins: Solon, arete, and the agathos', in Mitchell LG, Rhodes PJ (eds) The Development of the Polis in Archaic Greece, London: Routledge, 1997, 137-147

with Edelman D, The Book of Chronicles and Greek local historians, in Edelman D (eds) Authority in the Hebrew Bible,

Keeping oneself to oneself: Royal inaccessibility at the Achaemenid court, in Zeini A (eds) Proceedings of a conference on Persian kingship,

Anti-Athenian attitudes in fifth-century Sicily?, in Powell A (eds) Eyesore of Aigina, Swansea: Classical Press of Wales

Em busca da antiguidade, in Beltrao de Rosa C, Bastos Marques J, Baron Tacla A, Musco Mendes N (eds) A busca do antigo, Rio de Janeiro: , 133-59

The three constitutions in Greek political thought, in Edelman D, Ben Zvi E (eds) Leadership, Social Memory and Judean Discourse in the 5th-2nd Centuries BCE, Sheffield: Equibox Press

Reviews

The splendors and the miseries of ruling alone: encounters with monarchy from archaic Greece to the Hellenistic Mediterranean, American Historical Review, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014

Ethnic identity and the community of the Hellenes: review of J. Hall, 2002, Hellenicity: Between ethnicity and culture, Chicago, Ancient West & East, vol. 4, 2005, 409-420