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Cultural identity in the ancient Mediterranean

Erich S. Gruen

Cultural identity in the ancient Mediterranean

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Published by Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Erich S. Gruen
SeriesIssues & debates
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LC ClassificationsDE71 .C85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438088M
ISBN 109780892369690
LC Control Number2010014808
OCLC/WorldCa607574356


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When applied to the collective self-consciousness among peoples or nations, it becomes all Brand: Getty Publications. Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. $ Description. Edited by Erich S. Gruen. Cultural identity is a slippery and elusive concept.

When applied to the collective self-consciousness among peoples or nations, it becomes all the more difficult to define or grasp. Cultural identity is a slippery and elusive concept. When applied to the collective self-consciousness among peoples or nations, it becomes all the more difficult to define or grasp.

In recent decades scholars have focused on the “other”—the alien, the unfamiliar, the different, perceived or conceived as the opposite—to highlight the virtues and advantages of the self. Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Issues & Debates) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Issues & Debates) Author. Gruen, Erich S. Publisher. Getty Research Institute. Publication Date. Part four. jewish Identity in Text and Image Surviving by the Book: The Language of the Greek Bible and Jewish Identity TESSA rAjAK Jewish Identity at the Limus: The Earliest Reception of the Dura Europos Synagogue Paintings STEvEn fInE Keeping the Dead in Their Place: Mortuary Practices and Jewish Cultural Identity in Roman North Africa.

(E.S.) Gruen Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, Pp vii + £   The Mediterranean basin was a multicultural region with a great diversity of linguistic, religious, social, and ethnic groups. This dynamic social and cultural landscape encouraged extensive contact and exchange among different communities.

This book seeks to explain what happened when different ethnic, social, linguistic, and religious groups, among others, came into contact with each other. Many different types of identity are evident in the ancient Mediterranean world – gender, age, religion, rank status, legal status, professional, regional, ethnic and cultural identities being perhaps the most notable.

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Cultural identity in the ancient Mediterranean Erich S Gruen Published in in Los Angeles Calif) by Getty research institute Ways of becoming Arcadian: Arcadian foundation myths in the Mediterranean / Tanja S. Scheer -- Pictorial foundation myths in Roman Asia Minor / Pascale Linant de Bellefonds -- Myths, images, and t toon meer.

While the overarching theme of the volume is the many cultures interacting within the ancient Mediterranean, each author considers the active borrowing, manipulation, and transformation of alien cultures and seeks an understanding of how these processes create complex, nuanced, and changing expressions of cultural identity.

Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean - Erich S. Gruen - £ Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean. £ Cultural Identity: In the Ancient Mediterranean (Issues & Debates) (Issues & Debates (Paperback)) £ Get this from a library. A companion to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean.

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Cultural identity is a slippery and elusive concept. When applied to the collective self-consciousness among people or nations, it becomes all the more difficult to define or grasp.

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In recent decades scholars have focused on the 'other' - the alien, the unfamiliar, the. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: BRILL Get Books This collection of essays, in honour of Professor B.B. Shefton, provides an innovative exploration of the culture of the Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean, their relations with their non-Greek neigbours, and the evolution of distinctive regional identities.

and cultural identity in the societies of the ancient Mediterranean world. Chapters span diverse civilisations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, through Greece and Rome, and into Late Antiquity.

Essays explore modern theories of ethnic identity formation and reveal the perennial complexity of questions relating to ethnicity. A discussion. in my opinion is one of the bests books about the mediterranean culture coming from the years BC and making some projections in the future.

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