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Title Cultural identity in the ancient Mediterranean / edited by Erich S. Gruen

Publ Info Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Research Institute, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  DE71 .C85 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI Reference  DE71 C85 2011    LIB USE ONLY
 Wheaton Stacks  DE71 .C85 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript Issues & debates
vii, 535 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 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 the typology of identities in early Greek art / Tonio Hölscher -- Herodotus and Persia / Erich S. Gruen -- Embracing ambiguity in the world of Athens and Persia / Margaret Cool Root -- "Manners makyth man" : diacritical drinking in Achaemenid Anatolia / Margaret C. Miller -- Keeping up with the Persians : between cultural identity and Persianization in the Achaemenid period / Maria Brosius -- The limits of Persianization : some reflections on cultural links in the Persian empire / Christopher Tuplin -- The pity of war : representations of Gauls and Germans in Roman art / I.M. Ferris -- Borealism : Caesar, Seneca, Tacitus, and the Roman discourse about the Germanic north / Christopher B. Krebs -- Ethnicity in Roman portraiture / Elizabeth Bartman -- Saving the barbarian / Greg Woolf -- 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 / Karen B. Stern
"Egyptian" priests in Roman Italy / Molly Swetnam-Burland -- Aegyptiaca in Rome : adventus and romanitas / Penelope J.E. Davies -- On gods and earth : the Tophet and the construction of a new identity in Punic Carthage / Corinne Bonnet -- The cultures of the Tophet : identification and identity in the Phoenician diaspora / Josephine Crawley Quinn -- Pompeian identities : between Oscan, Samnite, Greek, Roman, and Punic / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill -- Sharing new worlds : mixed identities around the Adriatic (sixth to fourth centuries B.C.E.) / Maria Cecilia D'Ercole -- Contesting sacred space in Lebanese temples / Kevin Butcher -- The self as other : performing humor in ancient Greek art / Ada Cohen -- Attitudes toward provincial intellectuals in the Roman empire / Benjamin Isaac
LC subject Mediterranean Region -- Civilization
National characteristics, Mediterranean
Group identity -- Mediterranean Region
Civilization, Ancient
Add Author Gruen, Erich S
ISBN 9780892369690