Cultural contact and appropriation in the Axial-Age Mediterranean world : a periplos

"Karl Jaspers dubbed the period, 800-400 BCE, the Axial Age. Axial it was, for out of it emerged the idea of Greek culture, with its influence on Roman and later empires. Jaspers' Axial Age was the chrysalis of culturally-meaningful modernity. Trade expands intellectual horizons. The econo...

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Other Authors: Halpern, Baruch , [Editor] , Sacks, Kenneth, , [Editor] , Kelley, Tyler Edward, , [Editor]
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017].
Physical Description: ix , 315 pages : illustrations.
Series: Culture and history of the ancient Near East, volume 86
Online Access: Online available (Ebook Central)