The Invention of Greek Ethnography: From Homer to Herodotus

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INDEX
Page numbers in bold type indicate illustrations.
Abaris, 64
Abii, 68, 69n52
Abu Simbel, 96n176, 102
Achaea, Achaeans, 54
in Homer, 54, 113
in Italy, 191–192, 196n188, 197, 199n196
Achaean Confederacy, 197, 200
Achaemenid. See Persia
Achilles, 73, 79, 98, 173n95, 174, 175n100
cult of, 166–168
Racetrack of, 154, 167
Acragas, 136, 229
Acropolis, Athenian, 76, 174
Acusilaus of Argos, 129
Adramytes, king of Lydia, 15
Aegina, 76, 132, 224
Aegyptus (eponym of the Egyptians), 101
Aeschylus, 45
Persae, 45, 50
aetiology, 62, 129, 186–187, 229
Aetolia, Aetolians, 7n25, 120, 133
Agathyrsus (eponym of Agathyrsians), 171
agency, agents, 47, 48, 125, 211, 254
Aiakos, 133
Ainia, in Thrace, 79
Aithiopes. See Ethiopians
Aithiopis, 98, 167
Alcaeus, 167
Alcinoos, 61
Alcman, 69–70, 90, 95, 119
Alexander I of Macedon, 218–219
Alexander III of Macedon (the Great), 254
Al Mina, 87
alterity, 70, 142
in anthropology, 44–46
See also Other
Amasis (Pharaoh), 102
named by Exekias, 104–105
Amazonomachy, 76, 80n97, 81. See also Amazons
Amazons, 8, 9, 10, 15n53, 72, 76, 79–83 120, 133, 172–173
costume of, 9, 80–82, 83
in Etruria, 8, 9, 10
as hoplites, 81
interpretation of, 79–81
inversion of social norms, 79–80, 123
links to Assyrian glyptic art, 80
at Olympia, 80
in ritual, 81
sexual ambiguity of, 81n99
in sub-Geometric art, 80
Ammon, 102, 105–106, 139
Amphiktyonic genealogy, 214. See also genealogy
Amselle, Jean-Loup, 40–41, 45–47
Anacharsis, 64, 68, 170

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Chapter 1 - Ethnography before Ethnography 3
  • Chapter 2 - Populating the Imaginaire 59
  • Chapter 3 - Mapping Ethnography 111
  • Chapter 4 - Mapping Identities 151
  • Chapter 5 - The Invention of Greek Ethnography 233
  • Abbreviations 259
  • Bibliography 263
  • Index 327
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