Item description for Studies in Greek Culture and Roman Policy (Cincinnati Classical Studies New Series) by Erich S. Gruen...
This book is an examination of the impact of Greek learning, literature, and religion on central aspects of Roman life in the middle Republic. Acclaimed historian Erich S. Gruen discusses the introduction of and resistance to new cults, the relationship between Roman political figures and literary artists schooled in Greek, and the reaction to Hellenic philosophy and rhetoric by the Roman elite. This book contributes new and important information on the place of Greek culture in Roman public life.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.11 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1997
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004090517 ISBN13 9789004090514
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More About Erich S. Gruen
Erich S. Gruen is Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley. His other books include The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome; Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition; Diaspora: Jews amidst Greeks and Romans; and Rethinking the Other in Antiquity.
Erich S. Gruen currently resides in the state of California. Erich S. Gruen has an academic affiliation as follows - Department of Classics University of California, Berkeley.