Ancient Greeks West and East (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca by Gocha R. Tsestkhladze

By Gocha R. Tsestkhladze

This quantity offers with the concept that of 'West' and 'East', as held by way of the traditional Greeks. Cultural alternate in Archaic and Classical Greece during the institution of Hellenic colonies round the historical international was once an immense improvement, and continuously a two-way approach. to accomplish a formal realizing of it calls for examine from each attitude. All 24 papers during this quantity mix varieties of proof, discussing them from each viewpoint: they're tested not just from the viewpoint of the Greeks yet from that of the locals. The ebook supplies new information, in addition to re-examining current proof and reinterpreting previous theories. The booklet is richly illustrated.

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It will be translated, though, by Bcazley (from French). I am in a hurry preparing ihc illustrations. It is especially difficult with the Roman objects from the Kuban region. This is a material of great potential, which is almost unpublished and 1 have only a few photographs. 8 In his report to the Russian Academy of Sciences dated 6 July IS) 19 Rostovtzeff, of course, did not mention the lectures in the College de France—it was later that he was invited there. This invitation, which was a reflection of deep respect for RostovtzefT's scholarly prestige, was very important to the Russian professor from a material point of view as well—in England, as it was, he did not have a permanent job.

Kondakov and E . H . I. Veselovskii (died in 1918), V . V . Utyshcv (died in 1919), Y . I . Smirnov (died in 1918) and V . V . Shkorpil (died in 1919). Judging by his letter to Minns dated 21 July 1919, at the beginning the publication of i he book ran into great difficulties. Rostovtzcff suggested that Greeh and Iranians in South Russia should just be translated. He approached only the publishers Chatto and Windus: Nothing came of the publication of my book on South Russia in English. After die report of some unknown speeialist based on some unknown to me connoisseur of the Russian language, Chatto and Windus decided thai with the existence of your book and the Antiquities of Tolstoi and Kondakov," it was not worth publishing it.

As the author notes in the preface, which was w rittcn when he was already in Madison, some chapters were prepared in England, others in France, where he went a few times during his two years' stay in England. As a base, of course, he used his book, published in Russia, Greeks and Iranians in South Russia,' but it was not a translation from the Russian original. M. Last, Obituary. I. elf. JRS 1953 (43), 133. P. Kondakov (3 March 1919, Utter No. 1) Roslovtzeff admitted: "Here I live a lieggarly.

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