Anatolian Interfaces: Hittites, Greeks and their Neighbours by Billie Jean Collins,Mary R. Bachvarova,Ian Rutherford

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

The papers during this assortment are the made from the convention "Hittites, Greeks and Their pals in old Anatolia: a world convention on Cross-Cultural Interaction," hosted by way of Emory college in Atlanta, Georgia. They conceal a powerful diversity of matters on the subject of the advanced cultural interactions that came about on Anatolian soil over the process millennia, within the method highlighting the problems inherent in learning societies which are multi-cultural of their makeup and outlook, in addition to the position that cultural identification performed in shaping these interactions. subject matters contain attainable resources of anxiety alongside the Mycenaean-Anatolian interface; the transmission of mythological and spiritual components among cultures; the switch throughout time and house in literary motifs as they're tailored to new milieus and new audiences; the ways that linguistic information 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 japanese principles or fabrics have been transmitted to the Greeks.

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