Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History / Edition 1

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Sicily occupies a crucial position in the Mediterranean world. It is at the heart of many cross-currents of trade, people, and ideology that flowed unceasingly through the ancient period. The island was home to many people, most of them not native to it: Phoenicians, Greeks, and then Romans settled there, and sought ways of expressing their hybrid identities. The Sicilians, no less than their invaders, were concerned with their image and their contribution to the age. In this volume ideas of identity, image and acculturation are the central themes. The contributions combine detailed investigation of the archaeological finds in which the island abounds, with an examination of the understudied tradition of history and literature on or about the island. The book provides a chronological account of the island's history, interwoven with a series of discussions of Sicilian identity: to show Sicily as a centre of affairs from the Iron Age to the Augustan Empire within the context of a fundamentally region

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748613663
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2001
  • Series: New Perspectives on the Ancient World Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher J. Smith is Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews John Serrati is Teaching Fellow in Ancient History at the University of St Andrews

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of contributors
List of abbreviations
List of figures
1 Introduction 1
2 Sicily from pre-Greek times to the fourth century 9
3 Indigenous society between the ninth and sixth centuries B.C.: territorial, urban and social evolution 15
4 Wine wares in protohistoric eastern Sicily 41
5 Greeks bearing gifts: religious relationships between Sicily and Greece in the archaic period 55
6 Coin types and identity: Greek cities in Sicily 73
7 Sicily in the Athenian imagination: Thucydides and the Persian Wars 84
8 The tyrant's myth 97
9 The coming of the Romans: Sicily from the fourth to the first century B.C. 109
10 Garrisons and grain: Sicily between the Punic Wars 115
11 Ciceronian Sicily: an archaeological perspective 134
12 Between Greece and Italy: an external perspective on culture in Roman Sicily 161
13 The charm of the Siren: the place of classical Sicily in historiography 174
Notes 194
Bibliography 210
Index 235
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