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Tales of the Barbarians

Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West

Wiley, J,
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Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of newmythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to theAtlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographictheory to ancient material.
* Investigates the connections between empire and knowledge atthe turn of the millennia, and the creation of new histories in theRoman West
* Explores how ancient geography, local histories and the storiesof wandering heroes were woven together by Greek scholars and localexperts
* Offers a fresh perspective by examining passages fromancient writers in a new light


Titel: Tales of the Barbarians
Autoren/Herausgeber: Greg Woolf
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444390797

Seitenzahl: 184
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Greg Woolf is Professor of Ancient History at theUniversity of St. Andrews. He is the author of Becoming Roman:The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul (1998) andRome: An Empire's Story (2012) as well as theco-editor of Literacy and Power in the Ancient World (withA. K. Bowman, 1994), Rome the Cosmopolis (with C. Edwards,2003) and Ancient Libraries (with J.König,2013). - Newsletter
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