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Shifting social imaginaries in the Hellenistic period : narrations, practices, and images /

Other Authors: Stavrianopoulou, Eftychia, 1962-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; v. 363.
Table of Contents:
  • Change and continuity
  • Deja vu? visual culture in western Asia Minor at the beginning of Hellenistic rule / Deniz Kaptan
  • The image of the city in Hellenistic Babylonia / Heather D. Baker
  • Babylonian, Macedonian, king of the world: the Antiochos cylinder from Borsippa and Seleukid imperial integration / Rolf Strootman
  • A religious continuity between the dynastic and Ptolemaic periods? self-presentation and identity of Egyptian priests in the Ptolemaic period (332-30 BCR) / Gilles Gorre
  • Shifting conceptions of the divine: Sarapis as part of Ptolemaic Egypt's social imaginary / Eleni Fassa
  • Modes of cultural appropriation
  • Aretalogies / Andrea Jordens
  • Hellenistic world(s) and the elusive concept of 'Greekness' / Eftychia Stavrianopoulou
  • 'Jews as the best of all Greeks': cultural competition in the literary works of Alexandrian Judaeans of the Hellenistic period / Sylvie Honigman
  • Political institutions and the Lykian and Karian language in the process of Hellenization between the Achaemenids and the early Diadochi / Christian Marek
  • Interculturality in image and cult in the Hellenistic east: Tyrian Melqart revisited / Jessica L. Nitschke
  • The spread of Greek polis institutions in Hellenistic Cappadocia and the peer polity interaction model / Christoph Michels
  • Shifting worldviews
  • Ceremonies, athletics and the city: some remarks on the social imaginary of the Greek city of the Hellenistic period / Onno van Nijf
  • The view from the old world: contemporary perspectives on Hellenistic culture / Andrew Erskine
  • The Hellenistic far east: from the oikoumene to the community / Rachel Mairs
  • Epilogue: Alexander the Great and Iskander dhu'l-Qarnayn: memory, myth and representation of a conqueror from Iran to south east India through the eyes of travel literature / Omar Coloru.