Hellenisms: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity from Antiquity to Modernity

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Katerina Zacharia
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 473 pages
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This volume draws on recent research and provides a forum to reflect of Hellenism. It is intended to initiate a public dialogue among authoritative and discipline-specific voices, exploring a variety of Hellenisms, and sets out to present a sense of Hellenism in the construction of a grammar of national ideologies.
 

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Contents

Identity
21
Simon Hornblower Greek Identity in the Archaic
37
Stanley Burstein Greek Identity in the Hellenistic
59
The Confrontation
93
Claudia Rapp Hellenic Identity Romanitas
127
Cultural Legacies
149
Olga Augustinos Philhellenic Promises and Hellenic
169
Antonis Liakos Hellenism and the Making of Modern
201
CONTENTS
271
Peter Mackridge Cultural Difference as National
297
Perceptions
321
Immigration
355
What
379
Bibliography
399
Select Glossary
457
Copyright

Religion
237

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Katerina Zacharia is an Associate Professor and Chair of Classics and Archaeology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. She holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Athens, and MA and PhD in Classics from University College London. Her main interests and publications are in Greek literature, especially tragedy, comedy, and epic, and its reception, especially film; the social and political history of archaic and classical Greece; and Greek ethnicity. She is the author of Converging Truths: Euripides' Ion and the Athenian Quest for Self-Definition (Leiden: Brill 2003).

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