Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution

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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 ...

Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107525788

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Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution 2011, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781107012110

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