8 edition of The cultures within ancient Greek culture found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-281) and index.
|Statement||edited by Carol Dougherty, Leslie Kurke.|
|Contributions||Dougherty, Carol., Kurke, Leslie.|
|LC Classifications||DF135 .C85 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 289 p. :|
|Number of Pages||289|
|LC Control Number||2002034989|
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The Cultures within Ancient Greek Culture challenges the conventional perception of ancient Greece as the paradigm for unified models of culture.
It offers an alternative view of archaic and classical Greece, one in which the contact, conflict and collaboration of a variety of "subcultures" combine to comprise what we now understand as "greekness."Format: Paperback. The Cultures Within Ancient Greek Culture: Contact, Conflict, Collaboration.
The Cultures Within Ancient Greek Culture.: Associate Professor of Classical Studies Carol Dougherty, Carol Dougherty, Leslie Kurke, Cambridge University Press. Cambridge University Press, Oct 2, - History - 3/5(1).
Challenging the conventional perception of ancient Greece as the paradigm for unified models of culture, this study offers an alternative view of archaic and classical Greece. It is one in which the contact, conflict and collaboration of a variety of "subcultures" combine to comprise what we now understand as "Greekness.".
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The Cultures within Greek Culture Carol Dougherty and Leslie Kurke Culture and Cultures We begin with two somewhat contradictory assumptions. First, at one level, we take “culture” as a theoretical category, “a way of both understanding and organizing human life” (Parekh ).
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Buy The Cultures within Ancient Greek Culture: Contact, Conflict, Collaboration Reissue by Carol Dougherty (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book. Traditionally, studies of Ancient Greece focus on the political, military and cultural achievements of Greek men.
Unfortunately, the information we have about ancient Greek women is biased because it comes from various sources such as plays, philosophical tracts, vase paintings and sculptures which were completed by males. Here are the interesting facts about Greek culture for you: Facts about Ancient Greek Culture 1: the rooms.
The rooms in the house were located around the edges of the courtyard. There were several rooms in the house such as a store room, work room and bedrooms. Facts about Ancient Greek Culture 2: the room for men.
Andron was the room for the men. The Cultures within Ancient Greek Culture by Carol Dougherty,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). Hybridity and the cultures within Greek culture Carla Antonaccio; Part II.
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For me, the most prominent one is the work ethic. I definitely believe that Americans are extremely hard working people, but it is hard not to notice the way the Greeks, particularly the young people, work to Continued.
Both the modern books I chose trace through the legacy of ancient Greece: what Greek authors and Greek ideas have meant, and may still mean. One of the books covers all sorts of different areas and the other—particularly close to the bone in —is concerned with democracy. Tell me about your own interest in ancient Greece.
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If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Minoan and later in Mycenaean Greece, continuing most notably into Classical Greece, through the influence of the Roman Empire and its successor the Byzantine cultures and states such as the Frankish states, the Ottoman Empire, the Venetian Republic and Bavarian and Danish monarchies have also left their.
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Books. Aesopic Conversations: Popular Tradition, Cultural Dialogue, and the Invention of Greek Prose (Princeton University Press, ).
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the people of Greece started building settlements once again. The settlements began as small farming villages, but some grew to become cities. Often, a city joined with small towns, villages, and nearby farms to form a .Greece is a country of great interests and diverse cultures, influenced by its location, at the junction between the East and the West and by the many occupations of the Greek people throughout history.
In general, the Greeks are particularly proud of their culture and speak of their country with an intense passion, feeling that the culture in Greece is a definition of their national and.