We and They (Innbundet)

Decolonizing Graeco-Roman and Biblical Antiquities

Serie: Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity 14

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 200
Forlag: Aarhus Universitetsforlag
Språk: Engelsk
Serie:
Serienummer: 14
ISBN/EAN: 9788771844436
Kategori: Religion
Omtale We and They
The articles collected in this volume share a very similar goal: to decolonize our understanding of antiquity, thus allowing modernity to converse with antiquity without constraining the latter to be either the direct precedent or the thoroughly other of the former. It is certainly true that the past is a foreign country. However, history has repeatedly demonstrated that colonialism never contributed to mutual understanding and constructive exchange of ideas, and that such is the dialogue we should strive forthwith our contemporaries as well as with our ancestors.

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