November 17, 2017

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By Arnaldo Momigliano

during this vintage research of cultural war of words Professor Arnaldo Momigliano seems to be on the perspective of the Greeks to 4 various civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and highbrow interactions from the fourth to the 1st centuries BC. He argues that during the Hellenistic interval the Greeks, Romans and Jews shaped a distinct specific dating and successfully validated what until eventually contemporary occasions used to be the conventional horizon of Western civilization.

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