Greeks and Barbarians
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note to the Reader -- Abbreviations -- Maps -- General Introduction -- HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -- THE ORGANISATION OF THIS VOLUME -- PART I: SOURCES -- Introduction to Part I -- 1 Herodotus the Tourist -- 2 Battle Narrative and Politics in Aeschylus' Persae -- 3 Greeks and Barbarians in Euripides' Tragedies: The End of Differences? -- 1 THE BARBARIAN: A REALITY ON STAGE? -- 2 THE BARBARIAN: A CHANT? -- 3 THE IMAGE OF THE BARBARIAN:REALITY OR FANTASY? -- 4 THE BARBARISM OF THE GREEKS -- 4 The Athenian Image of the Foreigner -- 1 THE DISTANT, THE PICTURESQUE, THE EXOTIC -- 2 EXPERIENCING THE OTHER -- 3 THE HOPLITE AND HIS DOUBLES -- 4 MYTHICAL USES OF THE 'OTHER' -- PART II: THEMES -- Introduction to Part II -- 5 When is a Myth Not a Myth? Bernal's 'Ancient Model -- THE ANCIENT MODEL -- SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE ETHNICITY -- DANA US -- COMPETITIVE GENEALOGIES -- ATHENIAN SOURCES -- FLUIDITY OF ETHNICITY IN MYTH -- ETHNICITY AS AN ARTICULATOROF ABSTRACTIONS -- CONCLUSION: MYTH AND HISTORY -- REFERENCES -- 6 The Greek Notion of Dialect -- 7 The Greek Attitude to Foreign Religions -- I -- II -- PART III: PEOPLES -- Introduction to Part III -- 8 History and Ideology: The Greeks and 'Persian Decadence' -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- V -- 9 The Greeks as Egyptologists -- WHAT IS EGYPT? -- WHAT IS TRUE CIVILISATION?WHERE IS THE REAL CITY? -- THE LAND OF RELIGION -- PART IV: OVERVIEWS -- Introduction to Part IV -- 10 The Problem of Greek Nationality -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- VI -- VII -- VIII -- 11 Greeks and Others: From Antiquity to the Renaissance -- 12 The Construction of the 'Other' -- 1 GREEKS AND BARBARIANS -- 1 Cultural contacts and the sense of a common Greek identity -- 2 Geography, ethnology and anthropology -- 3 The politicisation of the Greek/Barbarian contrast
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Introduction to Part I
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The Athenian Image of the Foreigner
Introduction to Part II
When is a Myth Not a Myth? Bernals Ancient Model
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Page vii - Reader The articles and excerpts included in this book were originally published in a range of different journals and books. A degree of uniformity has been imposed (for example, in the abbreviations used), but many of the conventions of the original pieces have been preserved. This applies to spelling and punctuation (UK or US) and to different modes of referencing: chapters using the Harvard (ie name and date) system are followed by individual bibliographies; those using 'short titles' usually...
Page vii - Note to the Reader The articles and excerpts included in this book were originally published in a range of different journals and books. A degree of uniformity has been imposed (for example, in the abbreviations used), but many of the conventions of the original pieces have been preserved. This applies to spelling (UK or US) and to different modes of referencing: chapters using the Harvard (ie name and date) system are followed by individual bibliographies; those using 'short titles' usually have...
Page vii - Editorial notes and translations of ancient texts are introduced either within square brackets [ ] or in daggered footnotes f. Some Greek terms, especially those in use in English, have been transliterated. All abbreviations of ancient texts, modern collections, books and journals, used either in the chapters or in the editorial material, are listed and explained on pp.