From the Remote to the Recent Past

Edited by Kenneth E. Hendricksonand Nicholas C. J. Pappas

ISBN: 978-960-6672-42-2, 250 pages, Hardback

First published in 2008 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

Preface

G. T. Papanikos

v

 

Introduction & Acknowledgements

K. Hendrickson

vii

PART I: Society, Cult and Law in Antiquity

1

 

Written Law and the Development of Sub-Citizens in Ancient Crete

J. Hawke

3

 

2

A Time of Unrest: The Value of the Cult of Demeter to Kos

N. Kaloudis

15

3

Blood, Cult, and Status in Archaic Athens:

The Origins and Rise of the Attic Genos

D. Thomas

27

PART II: Purposes of Art in Greece and Rome

4

From Ancient Subtext to Modern Context:

An Artist Re-Visions the Art Historical

A. Eis

41

5

Women Everywhere: The Context and Meaning of Honorific Statues of Citizen Women in the Hellenistic Period

S. Heinz

57

6

Inscribing Images, Making Meaning: Art, Text and Memory in Pausanias

M. McCarty

71

7

Exekias and His Workshop

J. Roshannon

83

PART III: War and Society in Greece and Rome

8

The Agricultural Economy of Macedonia prior to the Reign of Philip II

E. Anson

99

9

March, October, the Yoke and the Arch:

A Study of Boundaries in Ancient Roman Belief

D. Wick

109

10

The Military Deceptions of I. Cornelius Sulla

S. Kendall

121

PART IV: Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

11

Bereft of King, Prince, and Law:

Episcopal Patronage of La Chaise-Dieu in the 11th & 12th Centuries

M. OBrian

133

12

A New Sumfônia: The "Greek Faith" in the Russian Time of Troubles

I. Gruber

143

 

13

The Curious Cultural Cocktail of the Transylvanian Carpet: The Blending of Religion and Rugs

J. Taylor

155

 

PART V: Topics in the 19th Century History

14

Introduction to Cultural History:

Jacob Burckhardts The Age of Constantine the Great

B. Sax

165

 

15

 

The Strange Career of a Slaves Narrative:

Reader Response to the Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass

D. Barnes

181

 

PART VI: Topics in 20th Century History

16

Bridge to the Ancients?

Nazi Germany and the Classical Olympic Games

D. Large

193

 

17

American Hoops in Berlin:

U.S. Team Helps Establish the International Standard

C. J. Cunningham

201

18

New Losses, New Opportunities:

Women in The Russian Shuttle Business, 1985-95

I. Mukina

215

19

From the Silk Road to the Olympic Torch:

The Historical Roots of the Chinese Treatment and View of others Today

T. Steele

229

 

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