By Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington
The main complete and updated paintings on hand on historic Macedonian historical past and fabric tradition, A spouse to historical Macedonia is a useful reference for college kids and students alike. positive factors new, in particular commissioned essays through major and up-and-coming students within the fieldExamines the political, army, social, financial, and cultural historical past of historical Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the tip of Roman interval and beyondDiscusses the significance of paintings, archaeology and architectureAll old assets are translated in EnglishEach bankruptcy comprises bibliographical essays for extra examining
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C. Renfrew, ‘From Here to Ethnicity, Review of J. Hall, Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity’, Cambridge Archaeological Journal 8 (1998), pp. 275–7. D. Smith, The Ethnic Origins of Nations (Oxford 1986); J. Toland, ‘Dialogue of Self and Other: Ethnicity and the State Building Process’, in J. ), Ethnicity and the State (New Brunswick 1993), pp. 1–20; M. Banks, Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructions (London 1996). Y. Hamilakis, The Nation and Its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (Oxford 2007), p.
Hellenistic History and Culture (Berkeley and Los Angeles 1993), p. 23. For example, the Argives increased their population by eliminating the communities of Tiryns, Hysiae, Orneae, Mycenae, Mideia, along with other towns in Argolis and removing the people to Argos in 462 (Paus. 1). O. Larsen, Greek Federal States: Their Institutions and History (Oxford 1968). 9/10/2010 7:53:41 PM 12 Edward M. 27 The ancient Spartans once a year purged their population of ‘foreigners’ and the far more cosmopolitan Athenians instituted a citizenship law requiring that both parents be Athenian citizens for a child to be considered as such.
527, 135 no. 533, 136 nos. 543 and 549, 137 no. 552. Of course Plutarch still accepted the dichotomy between Greeks and ‘barbarians’ as seen in his Parallel Lives and in his criticism of Herodotus for being ‘too fond of barbarians’ (Moralia 857a). 23 associates the Macedonians with the ‘Greeks’. See Anson, Eumenes of Cardia, pp. 202–14. B. Hatzopoulos and P. H. H. ), An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis (Oxford 2005), pp. 794– 806. J. McInerney, The Folds of Parnassos: Land and Ethnicity in Ancient Phokis (Austin 1999), pp.
A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington