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.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Product dimensions:||7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Paul Cartledge is Reader in Greek History at the University of Cambridge. His publications include The Cambridge Illustrated History of Greece (CUP, 1997) and The Greeks (BBC, 2001).
Table of Contents
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