The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander

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Editor's Foreword Acknowledgments Chronology of Ancient Egypt Introduction Framing the Issues Sources and a Blueprint Historical Background 1. The Tragic Egyptian Splitting the Danaids Egypt as Locus for Male Fertility Blackness and Death Marrying the Egyptians Doubles in Helen To Die For 2. Space and Otherness The Pharaoh's Space Mapping Egypt Symmetry and Inversion The Traveler's Eye Egyptian Space 3. In an Antique Land Absolute History The Legacies of the Past Egypt and the Trojan War Egyptian Time In an Antique Land 4. Writing Egyptian Writing Graphomania The Tyrant's Writ The Gods of Writing Plato's Grammatology Egyptian Writing Writing and Control 5. Reading Isocrates' Busiris Busiris the Egyptian Reading Isocrates' Speech The Paradox of Parody Isocrates, Plato, Athens 6. Plato's Egyptian Story A Graphic History From Isocrates to Crantor Athens and Atlantis 7. Alexander's Conquest and the Force of Tradition Greeks and Macedonians Homer and Alexander Herodotus and Alexander Aristotle and Alexander The Conquest of Egypt Epilogue Appendix: Fragmentary Greek Historians on Egypt, to 332 B.C.E. Abbreviations Bibliography Index Illustrations follow page xxx.
What the ancient Greeks thought and believed about Egypt and what this tells us about them.
Autor: Phiroze Vasunia
Phiroze Vasunia is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Autor: Phiroze Vasunia
ISBN-13 :: 9780520228207
ISBN: 0520228200
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2001
Gewicht: 667g
Seiten: 360
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage New
Sonstiges: Buch, 237x161x29 mm
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