By Emma Dench
The crucial Appennine peoples, then again represented as decadent and hazardous barbarians or as personifications of manly knowledge and advantage, have been vital figures in Greek and Roman ideology. This detailed research considers the ways that those perceptions developed--reflecting either the transferring wishes of Greek and Roman societies and the nature of interplay among some of the cultures of historic Italy--to remove darkness from the advance of a in particular Roman identification during the production of an ideology of incorporation.
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