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The 3rd in a chain that explores cultural and moral values in Classical antiquity, this quantity examines the dichotomy among 'city' and 'country' in old Greek and Roman cultures. Fourteen papers tackle quite a few issues in this subject matter, and contain quite a few methodological ways archaeological, iconographic, literary and philosophical. The booklet demonstrates that, regardless of a typical rhetoric of polarity in antiquity that tended to build urban and nation-state as very precise, oppositional different types, there has been a long way much less consistency (and way more nuance) in regards to the ideologies felt to inhere in each."

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