Antiquity and Modernity:  A Celebration of European History and Heritage in the Olympic Year 2004.

Essays from the 1st  International Conference on European History

 

Edited by: Nicholas C.J. Pappas

ISBN: 960-87822-8-7, 400 pages, Hardback

First published in 2004 by ATINER

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

PREFACE

G. Papanikos

i

 

INTRODUCTION & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

N. Pappas

iii

 

PART 1:  ANCIENT GREECE AND THE ANCIENT OLYMPICS

 

1

 

1

“Timasion the Dardanian”: An Examination of Greek Ethnicity Based on Xenophon’s Anabasis.

E.M. Anson

 

3

 

2

Trade Patterns in the Ancient World.

M.M. Eisman

13

3

Competition and Contests in the Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece.

G. R. Rochefort

 

27

 

4

 Boys in the Olympic Games.

A.J. Papalas

35

 

PART II:  THE OLYMPICS AND THE HELLENIC CULTURAL TRADITION IN MODERN EUROPE

 

41

 

5

A Study on Olympic "Commemorative" Coins: Ancient and Modern.

V. Gyori

 

43

 

6

Models of Manliness: Images of the Ancient Greeks in the German Gymnastics Movement 1770-1820

T. Sanislo

 

59

 

7

The Precursors of the Modern Olympics.

N.C.J. Pappas

69

8

Jacob Burckhardt and the Greek Cultural History.

B.C. Sax

89

9

Greek Athletics and Culture: Political Appropriation, Artistic Recovery.

L.B. Hughes

 

107

 

 

PART III:  SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE

 

119

 

10

Apparitions of Power: Popular Politics and Culture on the Eve of the English Civil War.

P. Messer

 

121

 

11

Emerging Youth Culture in Early Seventeenth-Century Holland.

B. Roberts

 

135

 

12

 

The Sibyls as Signifiers: From Prophetesses in Antiquity to Cultural and Religious Icons in Seventeenth-Century Scotland.

M. Pryor

 

 

141

 

 

 

PART IV:  EUROPE IN CRISIS IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

 

149

 

13

Noel Buxton, the Balkan Committee and Reform in Macedonia, 1903-1914.

R. McCormick

 

151

 

14

The German Economic-Industrial Mobilisation during World War I (1914-1918).

I-D. Salavrakos

 

167

 

15

The United States, Italy, and the Problem of Fiume in the Emergence of the Post-War World, 1919-1924

W.G. Nichols

 

182

 

16

 

The Labyrinth of Friendship:  Rupture, Space and the Political Unconscious of Hesse’s Narcissus and Goldmund

E.W. Ruckh

 

 

189

 

 

17

Tibor Eckhardt: Hungarian Nationalist and Political Opportunist.

J. Fai-Podlipnik

 

207

 

18

The (Non) Bombing of Auschwitz:  The Moral Grey Zone of Counterfactual History.

P.B. Miller

 

219

 

19

 

From Professional Athletes to Primary School Teachers: The Official Control of Manliness in Franco’s Spain.

J. LaPlaca

227

 

 

 

PART V:  ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY

 

243

20

An Overview of Internal and External Ornamental Elements in the Istanbul Greek Orthodox Churches.

E-A. Şarlak

 

245

 

21

A Large--God-like--air: Three American Artists in Greece, 1869.

G. Carr

 

263

 

22

The Russian Icon as an Instrument of Political and Social Control.

A. Jenks

 

285

 

23

Arman: Reconnaissance of the Already Seen.

R. O’Neill

309

 

PART VI:  EUROPE IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY

 

323

 

24

Welfare State and Social Citizenship in the 20th Century Europe.

I. Masulli

 

325

 

25

The Change in German Attitudes Towards the United States in the Post-Cold War Era.

J. Pelzer

 

335

 

26

Buying the Istrian Goat: The Economy and Regionalism in the 1990s.

J. Ashbrook

 

341

 

 

PART VII:  EUROPE AND THE WORLD

 

357

27

European Environmental History: Current Trends and Outlooks.

M. Cioc

 

359

 

28

Africa and the Need for the Rediscovery of Europe in the Era of Globalization.

J.W.N. Tempelhoff

371

 

 

List of Contributors to this Volume

 

383