The Resource Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies, edited by Martin Bommas, (electronic resource)

Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies, edited by Martin Bommas, (electronic resource)

Label
Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies
Title
Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Martin Bommas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In recent years memory has become a central concept in historical studies, following the definition of the term 'Cultural Memory' by the Egyptologist Jan Assmann in 1994. Thinking about memory, as both an individual and a social phenomenon, has led to a new way of conceptualizing history and has drawn historians into debate with scholars in other disciplines such as literary studies, cultural theory and philosophy. The aim of this volume is to explore memory and identity in ancient societies. 'We are what we remember' is the striking thesis of the Nobel laureate Eric R Kandel, and this holds e
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 306.093
  • 930
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
CB311
LC item number
.C85 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bommas, Martin
Series statement
Cultural memory and history in antiquity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Collective memory
Label
Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies, edited by Martin Bommas, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Series Preface; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Illustrations; Introduction; 1; The Ancient Egyptian scene of 'Pharaoh smiting his enemies': an attempt to visualize cultural memory?; Maria Michela Luiselli; 2; Silent Voices? Cultural Memory and the Reading of Inscribed Epigram in Classical Athens; Niall Livingstone; 3; & Ρωμαιζ́ω ... ergo sum: becoming Roman in Varro's de Lingua Latina; Diana Spencer; 4; Jewish Memory and Identity in the First Century AD: Philo and Josephus on Dreams; Juliette Grace Harrisson; 5; Pausanias' Egypt; Martin Bommas; 6
  • Forgetting to Remember in the Dakhleh Oasis, EgyptAnna Lucille Boozer; 7; Sculpture, Text and Recall: The Monument to Viscountess Harriet Fitzharris (Christchurch Priory, Dorset); Mary Harlow, Ray Laurence and Roger White; Select Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (164 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472540645
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000355958
  • (EBL)1177241
  • (OCoLC)841908835
  • (SSID)ssj0000971013
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11594512
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000971013
  • (PQKBWorkID)10928951
  • (PQKB)11536359
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1177241
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000355958
Label
Cultural memory and identity in Ancient societies, edited by Martin Bommas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Series Preface; About the Authors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Illustrations; Introduction; 1; The Ancient Egyptian scene of 'Pharaoh smiting his enemies': an attempt to visualize cultural memory?; Maria Michela Luiselli; 2; Silent Voices? Cultural Memory and the Reading of Inscribed Epigram in Classical Athens; Niall Livingstone; 3; & Ρωμαιζ́ω ... ergo sum: becoming Roman in Varro's de Lingua Latina; Diana Spencer; 4; Jewish Memory and Identity in the First Century AD: Philo and Josephus on Dreams; Juliette Grace Harrisson; 5; Pausanias' Egypt; Martin Bommas; 6
  • Forgetting to Remember in the Dakhleh Oasis, EgyptAnna Lucille Boozer; 7; Sculpture, Text and Recall: The Monument to Viscountess Harriet Fitzharris (Christchurch Priory, Dorset); Mary Harlow, Ray Laurence and Roger White; Select Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (164 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472540645
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000355958
  • (EBL)1177241
  • (OCoLC)841908835
  • (SSID)ssj0000971013
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11594512
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000971013
  • (PQKBWorkID)10928951
  • (PQKB)11536359
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1177241
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000355958

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