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Greeks and barbarians

Greeks and barbarians

Author: Thomas Harrison
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2002] ©2002
Series: Edinburgh readings on the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
How did the Greeks view foreign peoples? This book considers what the Greeks thought of foreigners and their religions, cultures and politics, and what these beliefs and opinions reveal about the Greeks. The Greeks were occasionally intrigued by the customs and religions of the many different peoples with whom they came into contact; more often they were disdainful or dismissive, tending to regard non-Greeks as at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greeks and barbarians.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Harrison
ISBN: 9780748679317 0748679316 9781474468916 1474468918
OCLC Number: 605361529
Language Note: Some chapters translated into English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Herodotus the tourist / James Redfield --
Battle narrative and politics in Aeschylus' Persae / Simon Goldhill --
Greeks and Barbarians in Euripides' tragedies : the end of differences? / Suzanne Sa id; translated by Antonia Nevill --
Athenian image of the foreigner / Fran cois Lissarrague; translated by Antonia Nevill --
When is a myth not a myth? : Bernal's 'Ancient Model' / Edith Hall --
Greek notion of dialect / Anna Morpurgo Davies --
Greek attitude to foreign religions / Jean Rudhardt; translated by Antonia Nevill --
History and ideology : the Greeks and 'Persian decadence' / Pierre Briant; translated by Antonia Nevill --
Greeks as Egyptologists / Fran cois Hartog; translated by Antonia Nevill --
Problem of Greek nationality / F.W. Walbank --
Greeks and others : from antiquity to the renaissance / Robert Browning --
Construction of the 'other' / Wilfried Nippel; translated by Antonia Nevill.
Series Title: Edinburgh readings on the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Harrison.


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