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The preconditions for the Greek language controversy

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter outlines the historical, geographical, social, cultural, and ideological background to the emergence of the controversy in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. First, it answers the ... More


Julian’s Hellenizing Program and the Jews

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

chapter 1 offers a framework for understanding the rest of the book. The emperor Julian’s imperial hellenizing program is explained as his attempt to right the cosmic order overturned by Constantine ... More


Schism in the Ammonian Community: Porphyry v. Methodius of Olympus

Elizabeth DePalma Digeser

in A Threat to Public Piety: Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801441813
eISBN:
9780801463969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801441813.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the ripple effect of Porphyry of Tyre's arguments against universalism within the branch of the Ammonian community represented by Origen's heirs. In Porphyry's view, both ... More


Introduction: From Permeable Circles to Hardened Boundaries

Elizabeth DePalma Digeser

in A Threat to Public Piety: Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801441813
eISBN:
9780801463969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801441813.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book traces the origins of the so-called Great Persecution, the Roman Empire's last and longest campaign compelling Christians to uphold traditional religious norms. Executed by the emperor ... More


Conclusion

Craige B. Champion

in Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study has attempted to understand Polybius as individual statesman and historian through his uses of one of the dominant themes of his cultural heritage: the Greek politico-cultural grammar of ... More


Introduction: From One War to the Next

Paul A. Rahe

in Sparta's First Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 478-446 B.C.

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242614
eISBN:
9780300249262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242614.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter considers the implications of the aftermath of the Persian Wars. Prior to Sparta's defeat of the Persian army, there was every reason to suppose that the Greek resistance ... More


Hellenes, Nazarenes, and Other Jews: Heine the Fool

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of Heinrich Heine in the project of rethinking the problem of the distinction between Hellenes and Nazarenes, Greeks and Jews, and, as a consequence, between philosophy ... More


Antique Names and Self-Identification: Hellenes, Graikoi, and Romaioi from Late Byzantium to the Greek Nation-State*

Tassos A. Kaplanis

in Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672752
eISBN:
9780191774324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672752.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Modern Greek popular culture has perceived Hellenes as mythical people who did not form part of the ethnic Romaic identity, which was first shaped around 1204, but was not static and developed in ... More


Plataia

Paul Stephenson

in The Serpent Column: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190209063
eISBN:
9780190209087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209063.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Archaeology: Classical

Sketches a narrative of the Battle of Plataia, following Herodotos, and proposes a date for the battle. Considers the night sky over Plataia in summer 479 B.C. Assesses scholarship on how Greeks ... More


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