Piracy, Pillage, And Plunder In Antiquity: Appropriation And The Ancient World

August 6, 2019|
Piracy, Pillage, And Plunder In Antiquity: Appropriation And The Ancient World by Richard Evans
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Piracy, Pillage, and Plunderin Antiquityexplores appropriation in its broadest terns in the ancient world, from brigands, mercenaries and state-sponsored "piracy", to literary appropriation and the modern plundering of antiquities.

The chronological extent of the studies in this volume, written by an international group of experts, ranges from about 2000 BCE to the 20th century. The geographical spectrum in similarly diverse, encompassing Africa, the Mediterranean, and Mesopotamia, allowing readers to track this phenomenon in various different manifestations. Predatory behaviour is a phenomenon seen in all walks of life. While violence may often be concomitant it is worth observing that predation can be extremely nuanced in its application, and it is precisely this gradation and its focus that occupies the essential issue in this volume.

Piracy, Pillage, and Plunder in Antiquitywill be of great interest to those studying a range of topics in antiquity, including literature and art, cities and their foundations, crime, warfare, and geography.

Richard Evanshas taught at the University of South Africa, Pretoria, and at Cardiff University, UK. Most recently he has been a Visiting Researcher and Research Fellow in the Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies at the University of South Africa. He is the author of a number of monographs, of which the most recent areFields of De...
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Title:Piracy, Pillage, And Plunder In Antiquity: Appropriation And The Ancient WorldFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:260 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inShipping dimensions:260 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inPublished:August 6, 2019Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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