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La fibule et le clou : ex-voto et instrumentum de l'Artémision
Prêtre, Clarisse, author
Athènes : École française d'Athènes, [2016]
Le sanctuaire d'Artémis a livré un petit matériel votif très abondant, datant de l'époque archaïque à la fin de l'époque hellénistique. Si certaines catégories (miroirs, objets de toilette, instruments de musique) ne présentent pas de particularisme local et peuvent être analysées dans le contexte de consécration plus large des sanctuaires du monde grec, la spécificité thasienne de certaines offrandes (jetons de divination, amulettes prophylactiques, etc.) va au-delà de la production artisanale de masse : il est possible de déceler des fonctions de la divinité jusqu'alors inconnues à Thasos. Outre son rôle habituel de déesse kourotrophe, Artémis thasienne revêt une dimension de protectrice des femmes proche des attributions d'Hécate.
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Byzantine Athens, 10th-12th centuries
Bouras, Charalampos, author
London ; Benak, Museum, Routledge,Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Baker Berry DF275 .B678 2017

Ancient Greece
Smith, David Michael, author
New York, New York : Thames & Hudson ; 2017
Baker Berry DF78 .S65 2017

The classical debt : Greek antiquity in an era of austerity
Hanink, Johanna, 1982- author
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017
Champions of the West -- How Athens built its brand -- Colonizers of an antique land -- From state of mind to nation-state -- Greek miracle 2.0 -- Classical debt in crisis -- We are all Greeks?.

Ever since the International Monetary Fund's first bailout of Greece's sinking economy in 2010, the phrase "Greek debt" has meant one thing to the country's creditors. But for millions who claim to prize culture over capital, it means something quite different: the symbolic debt that Western civilization owes to Greece for furnishing its principles of democracy, philosophy, mathematics, and fine art. Where did this other idea of Greek debt come from, Johanna Hanink asks, and why does it remain so compelling today? The Classical Debt investigates our abiding desire to view Greece through the lens of the ancient past. Though classical Athens was in reality a slave-owning imperial power, the city-state of Socrates and Pericles is still widely seen as a utopia of wisdom, justice, and beauty--an idealization that the ancient Athenians themselves assiduously cultivated. Greece's allure as a travel destination dates back centuries, and Hanink examines many historical accounts that express disappointment with a Greek people who fail to live up to modern fantasies of the ancient past. More than any other movement, the spread of European Philhellenism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries carved idealized conceptions of Greece in marble, reinforcing the Western habit of comparing the Greece that is with the Greece that once was. Today, as the European Union teeters and neighboring Muslim nations disintegrate into civil war, Greece finds itself burdened by economic hardship and an unprecedented refugee crisis. Our idealized image of ancient Greece dangerously shapes how we view these contemporary European problems. --
Baker Berry DF77 .H3423 2017

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