In Graeco-Roman Antiquity banishment largely replaced the death penalty for members of the upper class, but also existed as an independent punishment, as in the Attic ostrakismós . For details for Greece, particularly Athens, see phygḗ , aeiphygía , apeniautismós , for Rome see exilium , deportatio , relegatio .
Cite this pageSchiemann, Gottfried (Tübingen), “Banishment”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12200580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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