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Title Belonging and isolation in the Hellenistic world / edited by Sheila L. Ager and Riemer A. Faber
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 399 pages) : illustrations
Series Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 51
Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 51
Contents Introduction: Belonging and isolation in the Hellenistic world: themes and questions / Sheila Ager and Riemer Faber -- pt. 1: Intercultural poetics and identity. "If I am from Syria-so what?": Meleager's Cosmopoetics / Regina Höschele ; Invective from the cultural periphery: the case of Hermeias of Kourion / Peter Bing ; Genre and ethnicity in the Epigrams of Meleager / Kathryn Gutzwiller -- pt. 2: On the margins? Ethnicity and hellenicity. Belonging and isolation in Central Anatolia: the Galatians in the Graeco-Roman world / Altay Coşkun ; The importance of being Aitolian / Joseph Scholten ; Democracy in the Hellenistic world / Glen Bugh -- pt. 3: Symploke: Mediterranean systems and networks. Polybios and international systems theory / Arthur Eckstein ; Networks in the Hellenistic economy / Gary Reger ; Diplomacy and the integration of the Hasmonean state / Claude Eilers -- pt. 4: Alexandria: the invention of a city. Founding Alexandria in the Alexandrian imagination / Andrew Erskine ; The birth myths of Ptolemy Soter / Daniel Ogden ; "Alexandrianism" again: regionalism, Alexandria, and aesthetics / Craig I. Hardiman -- pt. 5: Integration: social in-groups and out-groups. Staging the Oikos: character and belonging in Menander's Samia / Christina Vester ; Making yourself at home in the Hellenistic world / Ruth Westgare ; Mère-patrie et patrie d'adoption à l'èpoque hellénistique: réflexions à partir du cas des mercenaires crétois de Milet / Patrick Baker -- pt. 6: Insulae: geopolitics and geopoetics. "Entirely ignorant of the Agora" (Alkiphron 1.14.3): fishing and the economy of Hellenistic Delos / Ephraim Lytle ; De l'ouverture au repli: Les prêts du sanctuaire de Délos / Léopold Migeotte ; Connections, origins, and the construction of belonging in the poetry of Kallimachos / Mary Depew
Summary With a range of social, artistic, economic, political, and literary perspectives, the contributors provide a lively exploration of the tensions and opportunities of life in the Hellenistic Mediterranean
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-386) and index
Notes 16 essays in English, 2 in French
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In Druckausg.: Belonging and isolation in the Hellenistic world
Subject Belonging (Social psychology) -- Mediterranean Region.
Social isolation -- Mediterranean Region.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.
Mediterranean Region -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
Author Ager, Sheila L., 1956-
Faber, Riemer A.
ISBN 1442644222
1442699442 (electronic bk.)
9781442699441 (electronic bk.)