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Homer's Turk

How Classics Shaped Ideas of the East

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674073142

Publication Date: 03/05/2013


320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Part I: Contexts
    • 1. Classicizing Orientalisms
    • 2. The Uses of Classics
    • 3. Classics and Medieval Images of Islam
  • Part II: Texts
    • 4. Traders and Travelers
    • 5. Gibbon’s Islam
    • 6. The Roman Raj
    • 7. Empires Ancient and Modern
    • 8. Colonial Adventures
  • Part III: Afterwords
    • 9. Screen Classics
    • 10. America Roma Nova
  • Notes
  • Index

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