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Friedman, Rachel D.

An Assimilation Cut Short: The Emerging Minoan Thalassocracy of 1628 B.C.

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2012-January-01
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The Minoans left an indelible mark on the Aegean during the height of their power in the Bronze Age. Just north of the coast of Minoan populated Crete sits an island called Thera where a port town, named Akrotiri, has...

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Secular Dreams, Bloody Oracles: Staging State and Religion in Classical Athens and Enlightenment Paris

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2020-January-01
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I perform a comparative reading of <em>Iphigeneia Among the Taurians</em> by Euripides (around 414 BCE) and the adaptation <em>Iphigénie en Tauride</em> by Claude Guimond de La Touche (1757 CE). I aim to read the development of the secular with regards...

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Sustainable Agriculture in Ancient Rome

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2011-January-01
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Sustainable agriculture discourse describes agricultural practices and techniques used to maintain land fertility.  At its broadest definition, sustainable agriculture aims to make land hospitable to cultivated crops for an indefinite amount of time.  The discourse itself has only arisen in...

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