Revealing and Concealing in Antiquity - Textual and Archaeological Approaches to Secrecy

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Secrecy and the act of concealing and revealing knowledge effectually segregate the initiated and the uninitiated. The act of sharing or hiding knowledge plays a central role in all human relations private or public, political or relgious. This volume explores the concept of secrecy and its implications in Antiquity, Late Antiquity and the Renaissance in eleven cross-disciplinary contributions using both textual and archaeological sources. By exploring the revealing and concealing of knowledge across different social contexts, time frames and geographical locations, the book provides insight into the concept of secrecy and its potential for illuminating the agendas behind identity Constructions, political propaganda, literary works, religious practices and shared history.

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Sideantal: 202
Sprog: Engelsk
Originalsprog: Dansk
Produktvariant: Indbundet
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Aarhus Universitetsforlag
Bredde: 178 mm
Højde: 247 mm
Dybde: 20 mm
Vægt: 714 g
Serie: Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity XIII
Udgivelsesdato: 02 Aug 2015
Oplagsdato: 02 Aug 2015
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b-9788771243895

Udgivelsesår

2015

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Engelsk

Revealing and Concealing in Antiquity - Textual and Archaeological Approaches to Secrecy Aarhus Universitetsforlag