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The 3rd in a sequence that explores cultural and moral values in Classical antiquity, this quantity examines the dichotomy among 'city' and 'country' in historical Greek and Roman cultures. Fourteen papers deal with a number of issues in this topic, and contain numerous methodological methods archaeological, iconographic, literary and philosophical. The booklet demonstrates that, regardless of a typical rhetoric of polarity in antiquity that tended to build urban and geographical region as very unique, oppositional different types, there has been some distance much less consistency (and way more nuance) in regards to the ideologies felt to inhere in each."

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