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Early China/ancient Greece

thinking through comparisons

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Civilization -- To 221 B.C.,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Steven Shankman and Stephen W. Durrant.
      SeriesSUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
      ContributionsShankman, Steven, 1947-, Durrant, Stephen W., 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS741.65 .E35 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3947209M
      ISBN 100791453138, 0791453146
      LC Control Number2001034387

      Around B.C., a group called the Israelites appeared in southwest Asia. The Israelites were different from many. other groups at the time. They practiced monotheism. This means they believed in one God. Other groups practiced polytheism, the worship of more than one god. The Israelites also believed that God sent prophets. Since the time of ancient Greece, their alphabet has evolved into the one used in the United States today. American Sign Language is a language for the deaf that uses gestures to convey meaning. It includes an alphabet. The Greeks picked up the Phoenician alphabet between and B.C.

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The first edited volume in Sino-Hellenic studies, this book compares early Chinese and ancient Greek thought and pioneering book compares Chinese and Western thought to offer a bracing and unpredictable cross-cultural conversation. The work contributes to the Price: $ Ancient Greece and China Compared is a pioneering, methodologically sophisticated set of studies, bringing together scholars who all share the conviction that the sustained critical comparison and contrast between ancient societies can bring to light significant aspects of each that would be missed by focusing on just one of them.

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Early China/Ancient Greece. Steven Shankman’s book, Early China/Ancient Greece, co-edited with Stephen Durrant and published by State University of New York Press,compares Chinese and Western thought and offers a bracing and unpredictable cross-cultural conversation.

“Early Greece: The Origins of the Western Attitude Toward Women.” In Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers, ed. Peradotto, John and Sullivan, J. Albany: State University of Cited by: 5. Tagged: ancient china, China This topic has 6 replies, 6 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 9 months ago by Laurie.

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The publication of Early China / Ancient Greece: Thinking Through Comparisons in the series Chinese Philosophy and Culture is an important example of an emerging trend for American universities to look more deeply into and contrast the roots of Western and East Asian civilization.

This, of course, is demanding and treacherous work. Ancient China gave rise to the imperial Tang Dynasty, the Han Dynasty and the Qin Dynasty, which began building the Great Wall of China. Learn more about ancient China on   I have read about Ancient Greece and Rome longer and more extensively than Ancient China.

It began when I read the Iliad for the first time in my teens. Songs and singing in Ancient Greece were used in a variety of contexts. Armies would sing before battle, a singer would provide entertainment and songs would be used in religious rituals.

Ancient China Versus Ancient Greece Ancient China and Ancient Greece were two vastly different civilizations with different cultures; they shared a multitude of similar political, economic, and philosophical achievements while also inholding multiple differences.

The centralized government of China differed from the independent city-states of Athens. A similarity that both civilizations held. Divination and prediction in early China and ancient Greece Raphals, Lisa Ann Divination was an important and distinctive aspect of religion in both ancient China and ancient Greece, and this book will provide the first systematic account and analysis of the two side by side.

History >> Ancient Greece. Although each city in Ancient Greece had its own unique features and buildings, they also had many things in common. In the later periods of Ancient Greece, new cities were planned out on a grid system with streets and houses aligned to take advantage of the winds, the sun, and the local scenery.‘ Ancient Greece, early China: Sino-Hellenic studies and comparative approaches to the classical world.

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