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Alien Wisdom: The Limits of Hellenization

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In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Arnaldo Momigliano looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and intellectual interactions from the fourth to the first centuries BC. He argues that in the Hellenistic period the Greeks, Romans and Jews formed a special exclusive relationship and effectively established what until recent times was the normal horizon of Western civilization.

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In this study of cultural confrontation the author looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyzes their cultural and intellectual interactions from the fourth to the first centuries BC.

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This study of cultural confrontation looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and intellectual interactions in the last four centuries B.C. It argues that the Greeks, Romans and Jews formed an exclusive relationship, effectively establishing, what was until recently, the normal horizon of Western civilisation.

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Analysis of their cultural and intellectual interaction, from the fourth through the first centuries B.C., reveals that the Greeks, Romans and Jews enjoyed an exclusive relationship ensuring their dominance of Western civilization.

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In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Momigliano examines the Greeks' attitude toward the contemporary civilizations of the Romans, Celts, Jews, and Persians. Analyzing cultural and intellectual interaction from the fourth through the first centuries B.C., Momigliano argues that in the Hellenistic period the Greeks, Romans, and Jews enjoyed an exclusive special relationship that guaranteed their lasting dominance of Western civilization.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Greeks and their neighbours in the Hellenistic world; 2. Polybius and Posidonius; 3. The Celts and the Greeks; 4. The Hellenistic discovery of Judaism; 5. Greeks, Jews and Romans from Antiochus III to Pompey; 6. Iranians and Greeks; Select bibliography; Index of names.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521387613
Author:
Momigliano, Arnaldo
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Momigliano, Arnaldo D.
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
101-562
Publication Date:
19900231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
188
Dimensions:
8.50x5.36x.53 in. .44 lbs.

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Product details 188 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521387613 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this study of cultural confrontation the author looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyzes their cultural and intellectual interactions from the fourth to the first centuries BC.
"Synopsis" by , This study of cultural confrontation looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and intellectual interactions in the last four centuries B.C. It argues that the Greeks, Romans and Jews formed an exclusive relationship, effectively establishing, what was until recently, the normal horizon of Western civilisation.
"Synopsis" by , Analysis of their cultural and intellectual interaction, from the fourth through the first centuries B.C., reveals that the Greeks, Romans and Jews enjoyed an exclusive relationship ensuring their dominance of Western civilization.
"Synopsis" by , In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Momigliano examines the Greeks' attitude toward the contemporary civilizations of the Romans, Celts, Jews, and Persians. Analyzing cultural and intellectual interaction from the fourth through the first centuries B.C., Momigliano argues that in the Hellenistic period the Greeks, Romans, and Jews enjoyed an exclusive special relationship that guaranteed their lasting dominance of Western civilization.
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