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Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution
Category: Greek, Educational materials (Greek) | Author: 123dutch | (27.12.13)   
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Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution
Author: A. J. S. Spawforth
Publisher: Cambridge
Publication date: 2012
ISBN: 1107012112
Number of pages: 328
Format / Quality: PDF
book is in english
Size: 3MB
This book examines the impact of the Roman cultural revolution under Augustus on the Roman province of Greece. It argues that the transformation of Roman Greece into a classicizing 'museum' was a specific response of the provincial Greek elites to the cultural politics of the Roman imperial monarchy. Against a background of Roman debates about Greek culture and Roman decadence, Augustus promoted the ideal of a Roman debt to a 'classical' Greece rooted in Europe and morally opposed to a stereotyped Asia. In Greece the regime signalled its admiration for Athens, Sparta, Olympia and Plataea as symbols of these past Greek glories. Cued by the Augustan monarchy, provincial-Greek notables expressed their Roman orientation by competitive cultural work (revival of ritual; restoration of buildings) aimed at further emphasising Greece's 'classical' legacy. Reprised by Hadrian, the Augustan construction of 'classical' Greece helped to promote the archaism typifying Greek culture under the principate.


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