The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of Their Past
By (author) Carolyn Higbie
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Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of Their Past by Carolyn Higbie
Book DescriptionCarolyn Higbie uses an inscription of the first century BC from Lindos to study the ancient Greeks and their past. The inscription contains two inventories. The first catalogues some forty objects given to Athena Lindia by figures from the mythological past (including Heracles, Helen, and Menelaus) and the historical past (including Alexander the Great and Hellenistic figures). The second catalogues three epiphanies of Athena Lindia to the townspeople when they were in need of her assistance. By drawing on anthropological approaches as well as archaeological and literary evidence, this book explores what was important to the Greeks about their past, how they reconstructed it, and how they made use of it in their present.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199241910
(223mm x 145mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Carolyn Higbie
Carolyn Higbie is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Buffalo, New York
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