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1st Edition

Mediterranean Paradigms and Classical Antiquity

ISBN 9780415568340
Published September 30, 2009 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, prominent historians apply Mediterranean paradigms to Classical Mediterranean Antiquty (Greece and Rome), allowing for a new approach to the ancient world and enhancing antiquity's relevance to the understanding of other historical periods as well as our contemporary world.

This book was previously published as a special issue of the journal Mediterranean Historical Review.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Irad Malkin 2. On the Boundless Sea of Unlikeness? On Defining the Mediterranean Nicholas Purcell 3. Mediterraneanization Ian Morris 4. Networks and the Emergence of Greek Identity Irad Malkin 5. Cultures, Landscapes, and Identities in the Mediterranean World Lin Foxhall 6. A Peculiar Island: Maghrib and Mediterranean Brent D. Shaw 7. A Sea of Faith? Greg Woolf

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Irad Malkin is Maxwell Cummings Family Chair for the Study of Mediterranean History and Culture and Professor of Ancient Greek History at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Religion and Colonization in Ancient Greece (1987), Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean (1994), and The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity and the editor of several books on issues of Mediterranean history and ancient ethnicity.