Greeks : Portrait of Self and Others / Edition 2

Greeks : Portrait of Self and Others / Edition 2

by Paul Cartledge
     
 

Examines clasical histories to explore how Greeks sought to define themselves in opposition to a whole series of 'Others' - non-Greeks, women, non-citizens, slaves, and gods.See more details below

Overview

Examines clasical histories to explore how Greeks sought to define themselves in opposition to a whole series of 'Others' - non-Greeks, women, non-citizens, slaves, and gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192803887
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
1. Significant Others: Us v. Them
2. Inventing the Past: History v. Myth
Entr'acte: Others in Images and Images of Others
3. Alien Wisdom: Greeks v. Barbarians
4. Engendering History: Men v. Women
5. In the Club: Citizens v. Aliens
6. Of Inhuman Bondage: Free v. Slave
7. Knowing Your Place: Gods v. Mortals
Epilogue
Further Reading
Bibliography
Index

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