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Description - Alien Wisdom by Arnaldo Momigliano

In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Arnaldo Momigliano looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and intellectual interactions from the fourth to the first centuries BC. He argues that in the Hellenistic period the Greeks, Romans and Jews formed a special exclusive relationship and effectively established what until recent times was the normal horizon of Western civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521387613
ISBN-10: 0521387612
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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