By Dimitris Tziovas
By relocating past the dominant views at the Greek previous, this edited quantity shifts cognizance to the methods this earlier has been developed, played, (ab)used, Hellenized, canonized, and finally decolonized and re-imagined. For the members, re-imagining the earlier is a chance to seriously study and interact imaginatively with a variety of ways. Chapters discover either the position of antiquity in texts and validated cultural practices and its renowned, fabric and daily uses,
charting the transition within the learn of the reception of antiquity in sleek Greek tradition from an emphasis at the continuity of the prior to the popularity of its diversity.
Incorporating a few chapters which undertake a comparative standpoint, the amount re-imagines Greek antiquity and invitations the reader to examine different makes use of and articulations of the previous either in and out of doors Greece, starting from literature to schooling, and from politics to photography.
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