New PDF release: Anatolian Interfaces: Hittites, Greeks and their Neighbours

By Billie Jean Collins,Mary R. Bachvarova,Ian Rutherford

The papers during this assortment are the manufactured from the convention "Hittites, Greeks and Their associates in historic Anatolia: a world convention on Cross-Cultural Interaction," hosted by means of Emory collage in Atlanta, Georgia. They hide a magnificent variety of matters in relation to the complicated cultural interactions that happened on Anatolian soil over the process millennia, within the strategy highlighting the problems inherent in learning societies which are multi-cultural of their makeup and outlook, in addition to the function that cultural id performed in shaping these interactions. themes contain attainable assets of anxiety alongside the Mycenaean-Anatolian interface; the transmission of mythological and non secular components among cultures; the switch throughout time and area in literary motifs as they're tailored to new milieus and new audiences; the ways that linguistic info can refine our realizing of the interrelations among many of the peoples who lived in Anatolia; and the function that the Anatolian kingdoms of the 1st millennium performed as cultural filters and conduits in which North Syrian or close to jap principles or fabrics have been transmitted to the Greeks.

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