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Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Johann Chapoutot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Much has been written about the conditions that made possible Hitler's rise and the Nazi takeover of Germany, but when we tell the story of the National Socialist Party, should we not also speak of ... More


Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Diliana N. Angelova

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Starting with Augustus and extending through early Byzantium, a discourse of imperial founding helped articulate and legitimate imperial authority. Artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built ... More


The Rise of the Imperial Museum

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes how archaeological antiquities came to the fore and how military antiquities received less attention in Ottoman museums during the late 1800s. It discusses the reasons why the ... More


Parallel Collections of Weapons and Antiquities

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the collection of weapons and antiquities in Ottoman museums. It explains that Ottoman museums developed out of the collections in the House of Weapons in 1839 and that this ... More


Antiquities Collections in the Imperial Museum

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the antique collections of Ottoman museums. It discusses the establishment of the sarcophagus museum and the museum enterprises outside of Istanbul. The chapter suggests that ... More


Islamic and Archaeological Antiquities after the Young Turk Revolution

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Islamic art and archaeological antiquities collections of the Ottoman museums after the Young Turk Revolution. It explains that despite all of the political confusion, ... More


Crisis of Empire: Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

Phil Booth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520280427
eISBN:
9780520956582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280427.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Against the background of the Persian and then Muslim invasions of the Roman Near East in the first half of the seventh century, this book explores the careers and output of three prominent and ... More


Introduction

Johann Chapoutot

in Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the scope of the relationship between National Socialism and antiquity, a topic that historians appear to neglect despite the fact that there have been precedents ... More


Conclusion

Johann Chapoutot

in Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter summarizes the previous chapters in order to reconstruct the Nazi myth—a myth of death that was nevertheless intended to impregnate others, to awaken the future race and urge ... More


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