The Folds of Parnassos: Land and Ethnicity in Ancient Phokis

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Independent city-states ( poleis ) such as Athens have been viewed traditionally as the most advanced stage of state formation in ancient Greece. By contrast, this pioneering book argues that for some Greeks the ethnos , a regionally based ethnic group, and the koinon , or regional confederation, were equally valid units of social and political life and that these ethnic identities were astonishingly durable. Jeremy McInerney sets his study in Phokis, a region in central Greece dominated by Mount Parnassos that shared a ...

The Folds of Parnassos: Land and Ethnicity in Ancient Phokis 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292752290

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The Folds of Parnassos: Land and Ethnicity in Ancient Phokis 1999, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292752306

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