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作者 Andrade, Nathanael J
書名 Syrian identity in the Greco-Roman world / Nathanael J. Andrade
出版項 Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
國際標準書號 9781107012059 (hardback)
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館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  DS96.2 A553 2013    在架上    30530001166859
說明 xxiii, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Greek culture in the Roman world
Greek culture in the Roman world
附註 "By engaging with recent developments in the study of empires, this book examines how inhabitants of Roman imperial Syria reinvented expressions and experiences of Greek, Roman and Syrian identification. It demonstrates how the organization of Greek communities and a peer polity network extending citizenship to ethnic Syrians generated new semiotic frameworks for the performance of Greekness and Syrianness. Within these, Syria's inhabitants reoriented and interwove idioms of diverse cultural origins, including those from the Near East, to express Greek, Roman and Syrian identifications in innovative and complex ways. While exploring a vast array of written and material sources, the book thus posits that Greekness and Syrianness were constantly shifting and transforming categories, and it critiques many assumptions that govern how scholars of antiquity often conceive of Roman imperial Greek identity, ethnicity and culture in the Roman Near East, and processes of 'hybridity' or similar concepts"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-396) and index
Introduction -- Part I. Greek Poleis and the Syrian Ethnos (Second Century BCE to First Century CE). 1. Antiochus IV and the limits of Greekness under the Seleucids (175-63 BCE); 2. The theater of the frontier: local performance, Roman rulers (63-31 BCE); 3. Converging paths: Syrian Greeks of the Roman Near East (31 BCE-73 CE) -- Part II. Greek Collectives in Syria (Firs to Third Centuries CE). 4. The Syrian Ethnos' Greek cities: dispositions and hegemonies (first to thid centuries CE); 5. Cities of imperial frontiers (first to third centuries CE); 6. Hadrian and Palmyra: contrasting visions of Greekness (first to third centuries CE); 7. Dura-Europos: changing paradigms for civic Greekness -- Part III. Imitation Greeks: Being Greek and Being Other (Second and Third Centuries CE). 8. Greeks write Syria: performance and the signification of Greekness; 9. The theater of empire: Lucian, cultural performance, and Roman rule; 10. Syria writes back: Lucian's On the Syrian Goddess; 11. The ascendency of Syrian Greekness and Romanness -- Conclusion: a world restored
主題 Syria -- History -- 333 B.C.-634 A.D
Identity (Psychology) -- Syria -- History -- To 1500
Group identity -- Syria -- History -- to 1500
Syria -- Civilization -- Greek influences
Syria -- Civilization -- Roman influences
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