A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean

Author(s): Jeremy McInerney
Original Publish Date: Jun 13, 2014
Product Number: EB00478220
Released: Jul 28, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118834381
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive collection of essays contributed by Classical Studies scholars that explore questions relating to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. -Covers topics of ethnicity in civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into Late Antiquity -Features cutting-edge research on ethnicity relating to Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities -Reveals the explicit relationships between ancient and modern ethnicities -Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an active component of social identity -Represents a fundamental questioning of formally accepted and fixed categories in the field