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The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of Their Past
     

The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of Their Past

by Carolyn Higbie
 

ISBN-10: 0199241910

ISBN-13: 9780199241910

Pub. Date: 12/11/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Carolyn Higbie uses an inscription of the first century BC from the Greek island of Rhodes to study what the ancient Greeks believed about their past. By drawing on anthropological approaches as well as archaeological and literary evidence, this book explores what was important to the Greeks about their past, how they reconstructed it, and how they made use of it

Overview

Carolyn Higbie uses an inscription of the first century BC from the Greek island of Rhodes to study what the ancient Greeks believed about their past. By drawing on anthropological approaches as well as archaeological and literary evidence, this book explores what was important to the Greeks about their past, how they reconstructed it, and how they made use of it in their present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199241910
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Translation
Commentary
1. The Structure and Organization of the Lindian Chronicle
2. Narrative Patterns and History in the Chronicle
3. The History behind the Chronicle
Conclusion

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