Alien Wisdom: The Limits of Hellenization by Arnaldo Momigliano

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 unique particular dating and successfully validated what until eventually fresh instances was once the traditional horizon of Western civilization.

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