Shifting Social Imaginaries in the Hellenistic Period: Narrations, Practices, and Images
BRILL, Sep 13, 2013 - History - 458 pages
The contributions of the present volume deal with the repercussions of intercultural encounters between Greek and non-Greek groups in the Hellenistic period. Its methodological focus lies in exploring the transformative potential of those encounters and their impact on the social imaginaries of all parties involved.
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PART ONE CHANGE AND CONTINUITY
Deja Vu? Visual Culture in Western Asia Minor at the Beginning of Hellenistic Rule
The Image of the City in Hellenistic Babylonia
The Antiochos Cylinder from Borsippa and Seleukid Imperial Integration
A Religious Continuity between the Dynastic and Ptolemaic Periods? SelfRepresentation and Identity of Egyptian Priests in the Ptolemaic Period 332...
Sarapis as Part of Ptolemaic Egypts Social Imaginaries
PART TWO MODES OF CULTURAL APPROPRIATION
The Spread of Polis Institutions in Hellenistic Cappadocia and the Peer Polity Interaction Model
PART THREE SHIFTING WORLDVIEWS
Some Remarks on the Social Imaginary of the Greek City of the Hellenistic Period
Contemporary Perspectives on Hellenistic Culture
From the Oikoumene to the Community
Memory Myth and Representation of a Conqueror from Iran to South East Asia through the Eyes of Travel Literature
Hellenistic Worlds and the Elusive Concept of Greekness
Cultural Competition in the Literary Works of Alexandrian Judaeans of the Hellenistic Period
Political Institutions and the Lykian and Karian Language in the Process of Hellenization between the Achaemenids and the Early Diadochi
Tyrian Melqart Revisited
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