Being Greek under Rome: Cultural Identity, the Second Sophistic and the Development of Empire


those in particular commissioned essays open up a desirable and novel standpoint on a vital period of Western tradition. within the moment century CE the Roman empire ruled the Mediterranean, yet Greek tradition maintained its large status. even as, Christianity and Judaism have been vying for fans opposed to the lures of such an elite cultural existence. This e-book appears at how writers in Greek from all components of Empire society spoke back to their political place, to highbrow authority, to spiritual and social pressures.

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