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Teiresias Supplements Online
TSO offers a swift two-step reviewing process. A detailed proposal is examined in the first instance by the advisory board, and, if successful, the editors will welcome the submission of the whole manuscript for peer-reviewing. All inquiries and submissions should be directed to the series editors.

Coming Back To Life
All essays in the Coming Back to Life eBook were subject to a double-blind peer-review process, which was mediated by Jennifer Innes of the McGill University Library. Each essay was considered on its own merits, rather than as part of the volume as a whole. After review was complete, the editors offered additional feedback in light of the overall shape of the volume and the placement/contribution of each essay therein. Reviews were done according to the following criteria:
Theme – Does the paper fit the theme of the volume (as outlined above in "Focus and Scope")? What does the paper contribute to our understanding of how notions of Coming Back to Life are employed in ancient Mediterranean cultures, religions, and life?
Originality – Is the work relevant and novel? Does it contain significant additional material to that already published?
Challenge – Does the paper expand or further research in this subject area? Does it significantly build on previous work? Is the methodology sound, and is the analysis accurate and properly conducted?
Abstract – Is an abstract provided? Does it adequately summarize the key findings/approach/argument of the paper?
Presentation – Is the writing style clear and appropriate to the readership? Are any tables or graphics clear to read and labeled appropriately? Is the content of the paper of sufficient interest to justify its length?
References – Does the paper contain the appropriate referencing to provide adequate context for the present work?
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Coming back to life : the permeability of past and present, mortality and immortality, death and life in the ancient Mediterranean

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ISBN: 9781770962224 Year: Pages: 475 Language: English
Publisher: McGill University Library & Archives Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Subject: Religion --- History
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The lines between death and life were neither fixed nor finite to the peoples of the ancient Mediterranean. For most, death was a passageway into a new and uncertain existence, and many perceived the deceased to continue to exercise agency among the living. Even for those more skeptical of an afterlife, notions of

Megarian Moments. The Local World of an Ancient Greek City-State

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Book Series: Teiresias Supplements Online ISBN: 9781770962231 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 292 Language: English
Publisher: McGill University Library & Archives
Subject: History
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Situated near the main traffic artery in Central Greece and surrounded by poleis that were more powerful, the ancient city-state of Megara was often a punching bag of others. In neighbouring Athens in particular, the Megarians were subject to all sorts of slander and expressions of chauvinism. The people of Megara, by default, had their own assessment of the world and their role in it. A highway to others, the Megarid, was a rich source of meaning and orientation to its inhabitants. This local backdrop, often misunderstood as petty or irrelevant, constituted a unique local discourse environment. Rather than telling a narrative history of Megara – unravelling its local history, as it were –, this volume delves into the local discourse of this ancient city. The various contributions all shed light on the prevailing identity of place, on what it meant to be from Megara. In doing so, the book unpacks the vibrant local life in a Greek city-state. In their endeavour to break the code of a local discourse and recreate its environment, the editors and authors also invite readers to rethink approximations toward the pluriverse of poleis in Greek Antiquity.

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