Ancient Greeks: West and East by Gocha R. Tsetskhladze

By Gocha R. Tsetskhladze

This paintings offers with the idea that of "West" and "East", as held by way of the traditional Greeks. The cultural alternate in archaic and classical Greece throughout the institution of Hellenic colonies is tested with new facts which the ebook makes use of to reassess present facts and reinterpret previous theories.

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In the archive of the Clarendon Press Minns' letter is kept, a sort of a review of RostovtzefT's book as offered for publication. In this "internal review" Minns, who after that wrote the review of the already published book, supported by all means its speedy publication: 77 I wrote a fat book on the identical subject and (he Cambridge Press published it in 1913. I had to make it fat because there was no comprehensive book in any language and I had to put everything in. 0, also it was put together not so soon to get the benefit of wide generalizations (larger due to Rostovtsev) recendy arrived at, and also of important finds published or made too late for me.

In the personal archive of the Finnish archaeologist A . M . Tallgren (1 88:J 1945), a letter is kept sent by RostovtzcfT to Helsinki from Stockholm on 17 August 1918. shows that, while he was in Sweden, RostovtzcfT continued working on his book about Scythia and the Bosporus and was not going to England for long; no thoughts of emigration crossed his mind-—he invited Tallgren to take part in 41 4 0 The Britisli Library. H. Williams Papers. Add. MS. 54436. Pages 4 5. The letter is in Russian. M.

Review in American Historical Reviav 1924-1925 (30), 337 339. G. Anderson with gratitude for his co-operation". In the introduction to the book (p. XV) Rostovtzeff wrote that Anderson not only reviewed the text of the book and made his English "readable", but also checked all citations, preventing him from making a number of hasty and wrong conclusions. To this testify Anderson's letters to Oxford University Press. I would like to use this occasion to thank P. Foden, the archivist to the publishing house, who acquainted me with all the materials connected with the publication of Rostovtzeff's books, and gave me therightto publish these documents.

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