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Title City, countryside, and the spatial organization of value in classical antiquity / edited by Ralph M. Rosen and Ineke Sluiter
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
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Series Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 279
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 279
Contents Cover -- Contents -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION -- Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen 1. Introduction -- CHAPTER TWO CITY-COUNTRY RELATIONSHIPS IN THE 8216;NORMAL POLIS8217; -- John Bintliff -- CHAPTER THREE ON THE BORDER: SACRED LAND AND THE MARGINS OF THE COMMUNITY -- Jeremy McInerney -- CHAPTER FOUR LACK OF BOUNDARIES, ABSENCE OF OPPOSITIONS: THE CITY-COUNTRYSIDE CONTINUUM OF A GREEK PANTHEON -- Irene Polinskaya -- CHAPTER FIVE FARMING, AUTHORITY, AND TRUTH-TELLING IN THE GREEK TRADITION -- Sheila Murnaghan -- CHAPTER SIX HERODOTUS ON SURVIVAL: CITY OR COUNTRYSIDE? -- Angus Bowie -- CHAPTER SEVEN AT HOME, ROUND HERE, OUT THERE: THE CITY AND TRAGIC SPACE -- D.M. Carter -- CHAPTER EIGHT THE WALL IN ARISTOPHANES8217; BIRDS -- Jennifer Clarke Kosak -- CHAPTER NINE AGROIKIA AND PLEASURE IN ARISTOTLE -- Helen Cullyer -- CHAPTER TEN COMIC AISCHROLOGY AND THE URBANIZATION OF AGROIKIA -- Ralph M. Rosen -- CHAPTER ELEVEN HORACE8217;S GARDEN THOUGHTS: RURAL RETREATS AND THE URBAN IMAGINATION -- Diana Spencer -- CHAPTER TWELVE DIDO IN HER SETTINGS: CARTHAGE AND ENVIRONS -- Rachel Hall Sternberg -- CHAPTER THIRTEEN CITY AND COUNTRYSIDE IN VERGIL8217;S ECLOGUES -- Mathilde Skoie -- CHAPTER FOURTEEN MARTIAL BETWEEN ROME AND BILBILIS -- Elena Merli -- CHAPTER FIFTEEN THE BEARDED RUSTIC OF ROMAN ATTICA -- Celina L. Gray -- I INDEX OF GREEK TERMS -- II INDEX OF LATIN TERMS -- III INDEX LOCORUM -- IV GENERAL INDEX
Summary The third in a series that explores cultural and ethical values in Classical antiquity, this volume examines the dichotomy between 'city' and 'country' in ancient Greek and Roman cultures. Fourteen papers address a variety of topics on this theme, and include a variety of methodological approaches - archaeological, iconographic, literary and philosophical. The book demonstrates that, despite a common rhetoric of polarity in antiquity that tended to construct city and countryside as very distinct, oppositional categories, there was far less consistency (and far more nuance) about the ideologies felt to inhere in each
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Classical literature -- History and criticism.
Geographical perception -- Greece -- History.
Geographical perception -- Rome -- History.
Landscape assessment -- Greece -- History.
Landscape assessment -- Rome -- History.
Landscapes in literature -- History and criticism.
Rural-urban relations -- Greece.
Rural-urban relations -- Rome.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Rosen, Ralph Mark.
Sluiter, I. (Ineke)
LC no. 2006287255
ISBN 1281398578
9047409183 (electronic bk.)
9781281398574
9789047409182 (electronic bk.)