A significant other to Ethnicity within the historic Mediterranean provides a accomplished number of essays contributed by means of Classical reports students that discover questions with regards to ethnicity within the old Mediterranean world.
- Covers subject matters of ethnicity in civilizations starting from historic Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into past due Antiquity
- Features state-of-the-art learn on ethnicity in terms of Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities
- Reveals the categorical relationships among historical and smooth ethnicities
- Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an energetic part of social identity
- Represents a basic wondering of officially permitted and stuck different types within the field
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ISBN 978-1-4443-3734-1 (cloth) 1. Ethnology—Mediterranean area. 2. Mediterranean Region—Ethnic identification. I. McInerney, Jeremy, 1958-DE73. C66 2014 937. 004—dc23 a list checklist for this ebook is out there from the British Library. disguise picture: Marble statue of Kneeling Gaul, Pergamon, one hundred seventy BC. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Venice, reproduced via permission of Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo. picture � The artwork Archive / Alamy. disguise layout via Workhaus Notes on participants Corinne Bonnet is professor of historic heritage within the college of Toulouse and member of the Institut Universitaire de France. She works at the religions of the traditional Mediterranean global, and at the interactions among them. She has released numerous books at the Phoenician and Punic spiritual surroundings (recently, with H. Niehr, Religionen in der Umwelt des Alten Testaments II: Phönizier, Punier, Aramäer. Stuttgart 2010) (French translation, 2014) and at the highbrow background of the 19th and 20th centuries. so much lately she has released in 2014 Les enfants de Cadmos. Le paysage religieux de los angeles Phénicie hellénistique. Paris: De Boccard. Emeritus Professor Trevor R. Bryce is an honorary study advisor within the college of Queensland, Australia, and a fellow of the Australian Academy of the arts. he's the writer of various books and articles at the historical close to East, together with the dominion of the Hittites and the area of the Neo-Hittite Kingdoms, either released through Oxford collage Press. Anna C. F. Collar is assistant professor of Classical Archaeology at Aarhus collage in Denmark. Her present learn makes a speciality of Syrians, migration, and social networks as a part of a massive Danish examine venture exploring the emergence of pilgrimage and sacred shuttle within the historical Mediterranean. Her first e-book, spiritual Networks within the Roman Empire: The unfold of recent rules, used to be released by means of Cambridge college Press in 2013 and has been chosen as a finalist within the American Academy of Religion's most sensible First booklet within the heritage of faith award. Nancy T. de Grummond is M. Lynette Thompson unique examine Professor at Florida kingdom collage and director of excavations on the Etruscan/Roman web site of Cetamura del Chianti. She is the writer of Etruscan delusion, Sacred heritage and Legend (Philadelphia 2006) and editor and writer, with Erika Simon, of the faith of the Etruscans (Austin 2006). Her present study facilities on Etruscan faith, fable, and writing. Geoff Emberling is assistant examine scientist within the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, college of Michigan. His dissertation excited about ethnicity in early Mesopotamia, and he has directed excavations in northern Mesopotamia at inform Brak. As a curator and museum director, he has labored with significant collections of Assyrian paintings on the Metropolitan Museum and the Oriental Institute of the collage of Chicago. Gary D. Farney is an affiliate professor of historical past at Rutgers college (Newark). His learn specializes in historical Roman staff identification, Republican historiography, and the cloth tradition of Republican Italy.