A companion to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean by Jeremy McInerney

By Jeremy McInerney

A spouse to Ethnicity within the historical Mediterranean offers a entire selection of essays contributed by means of Classical stories students that discover questions when it comes to ethnicity within the historic Mediterranean world.

  • Covers subject matters of ethnicity in civilizations starting from old Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into past due Antiquity
  • Features state of the art examine on ethnicity in terms of Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities
  • Reveals the specific relationships among historical and sleek ethnicities
  • Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an lively section of social identity
  • Represents a primary wondering of officially permitted and glued different types within the field

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He is the author of The Ancient Messenians: Constructions of Ethnicity and Memory (Cambridge 2008) and Tirannidi arcaiche in Sicilia e Magna Grecia da Panezio di Leontini alla caduta dei Dinomenidi (Florence 1994); the editor of The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Alone: Encounters with Monarchy from Archaic Greece to the Hellenistic Mediterranean (Stuttgart 2013) and The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus (Oxford 2001); and the co-editor of Helots and their Masters in Laconia and Messenia (Cambridge, MA 2003), The Politics of Ethnicity and the Crisis of the Peloponnesian League (Cambridge, MA 2009), and Intentional History: Spinning Time in Ancient Greece (Stuttgart 2010).

Particularly helpful are his suggestions for further work, notably in the area of the subjective internalization of ethnic identity and the challenges of interpreting material culture. In this respect, Siapkas is reflecting an awareness of the criticisms that have been leveled, fairly, against those who either exploit historical linguistics uncritically to support archaeology or cite archaeology naively to bolster claims based on linguistics (Anthony 1995). , see Gómez Peña 2012). Some chapters take up the challenge of material culture more or less explicitly.

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