Hellenisms : culture, identity and ethnicity from antiquity to modernity / edited by Katerina Zacharia.

  • Aldershot : Ashgate c2008
Physical description
xvi, 473 p. ; 24 cm.
  • 9780754665250 (hbk.)
  • 0754665259 (hbk.)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • specialized
  • Specialized.
  • Preface-- Part I Hellenic Culture and Identity from Antiquity to Byzantium: Herodotus'4 markers of Greek identity, Katerina Zacharia-- Greek identity in the archaic and classical periods, Simon Hornblower-- Greek identity in the Hellenistic period, Stanley Burstein-- Graecia capta: the confrontation between Greek and Roman identity, Ron Mellor-- Hellenic identity, Romanitas and Christianity in Byzantium, Claudia Rapp.-- Part II Cultural Legacies. Travelling Hellenisms: Mediterranean Antiquity, European Legacies and Modern Greece: Philhellenism, cosmopolitanism, nationalism, Glenn Most-- Philhellenic promises and Hellenic visions: Korais and the discourses of the enlightenment, Olga Augustinos-- Hellenism and the making of modern Greece: time language, space, Antonis Liakos-- The quest for Hellenism: religion, nationalism and collective identities in Greece, 1453-1913, Dimitris Livanios.-- Part III Ethnic Identity: Places, Contexts, Movement. Facets of Hellenism: Hellas, Europe, Modern Greece, Diaspora: Dreams of treasure: temporality, historicization, and the unconscious, Charles Stewart-- Cultural difference as national identity in modern Greece, Peter Mackridge-- 'Reel' Hellenisms: perceptions of Greece in Greek cinema, Katerina Zacharia-- Against cultural loss: immigration, life history, and the enduring 'vernacular', Yiorgos Anagnostou-- Greek-American identity: what women's handwork tells us, Artemis Leontis-- Bibliography-- Index.
Other names
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • text
  • English


  • This volume draws on recent research and provides a forum to reflect of Hellenism. It is intended to initiate a public dialogue among authoritative and discipline-specific voices, exploring a variety of Hellenisms, and sets out to present a sense of Hellenism in the construction of a grammar of national ideologies.

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