A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

By: Jeremy McInerney (author)Hardback

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A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive collection of essays contributed by Classical Studies scholars that explore questions relating to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. * Covers topics of ethnicity in civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into Late Antiquity * Features cutting-edge research on ethnicity relating to Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities * Reveals the explicit relationships between ancient and modern ethnicities * Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an active component of social identity * Represents a fundamental questioning of formally accepted and fixed categories in the field

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About Author

Jeremy McInerney is the Davidson Kennedy Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Folds of Parnassos (1999) and The Cattle of the Sun (2010).

Contents

Notes on Contributors ix Acknowledgments xv 1 Ethnicity: An Introduction 1 Jeremy McInerney 2 Ethnicity and Language in the Ancient Mediterranean 17 Harald Haarmann 3 Mediterranean Archaeology and Ethnicity 34 A. Bernard Knapp 4 Ethnicity and World-Systems Analysis 50 Thomas D. Hall 5 Ancient Ethnicity and Modern Identity 66 Johannes Siapkas 6 Bronze Age Identities: From Social to Cultural and Ethnic Identity 82 Kristian Kristiansen 7 Networks and Ethnogenesis 97 Anna C. F. Collar 8 Ethnic Identities, Borderlands, and Hybridity 112 Gary Reger 9 Hittites and Anatolian Ethnic Diversity 127 Trevor R. Bryce 10 Hybridity, Hapiru, and the Archaeology of Ethnicity in Second Millennium BCE Western Asia 142 Ann E. Killebrew 11 Ethnicity in Empire: Assyrians and Others 158 Geoff Emberling 12 Achaemenids, Royal Power, and Persian Ethnicity 175 Jennifer Gates-Foster 13 Nubian and Egyptian Ethnicity 194 Stuart Tyson Smith 14 The Study of Greek Ethnic Identities 213 Nino Luraghi 15 Ethnicity and Local Myth 228 Angela Ganter, nee Kuhr 16 Autochthony in Ancient Greece 241 James Roy 17 Ethnicity and the Stage 256 Efi Papadodima 18 Ethnos and Koinon 270 Emily Mackil 19 Messenia, Ethnic Identity, and Contingency 285 Alexander Thein 20 Ethnicity and Geography 298 Philip Kaplan 21 Black Sea Ethnicities 312 Gocha R. Tsetskhladze 22 Greeks and Phoenicians in the Western Mediterranean 327 Corinne Bonnet 23 Herodotus and Ethnicity 341 Rosaria Vignolo Munson 24 Ethnicity and Representation 356 S. Rebecca Martin 25 Ethnicity: Greeks, Jews, and Christians 376 Aaron P. Johnson 26 Greek Ethnicity and the Second Sophistic 390 Adam M. Kemezis 27 Ethnicity and the Etruscans 405 Nancy T. de Grummond 28 Romans and Jews 423 Erich S. Gruen 29 Romans and Italians 437 Gary D. Farney 30 Roman Elite Ethnicity 455 Parshia Lee-Stecum 31 Ethnicity in Roman Religion 470 Jorg Rupke 32 Ethnicity and Gender 483 Kathryn Lomas 33 Ethnicity in the Roman Northwest 497 Ursula Rothe 34 Lucanians and Southern Italy 514 John W. Wonder 35 Who Are You? Africa and Africans 527 Brent D. Shaw 36 Becoming Roman Again: Roman Ethnicity and Italian Identity 541 Valentina Follo 37 Goths and Huns 555 Walter Pohl Index 569

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781444337341
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 600
  • ID: 9781444337341
  • weight: 1048
  • ISBN10: 1444337343

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