By Irad Malkin
Greek mythology and cult frequently served either as expressions of collective, ancient id and of attitudes to lands and territories. Functioning traditionally, myths supplied justifications and legitimations of conquest, displacement, and payment. targeting the Spartan Mediterranean--the global of Sparta and its colonies--this e-book examines the spectrum of the makes use of of delusion. Extending past the Greek global, the e-book additionally increases the real query of ways peoples relate to and justify their nationwide and territorial identities.
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