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Epilogue: Romantic Revisions of the orient

Ros Ballaster

in Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England 1662–1785

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199234295
eISBN:
9780191696657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234295.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that the late 18th century ushered in a new aesthetics of difference in the place of the preceding century's tendency to attempt to understand the ‘East’ by means of analogy. ... More


Porphyry: Ethnicity, Language, and Alien Wisdom*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.19
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses Porphyry's linguistic and educational background, his identity in terms of his Tyrian origins, and the possible relevance of these origins to his relationship to the ... More


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