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The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion Hardcover – Jul 11 2006

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  • Hardcover: 476 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (July 11 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520243498
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520243491
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 3.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
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“A valuable, resourceful and innovative book.”
(Maya Vassileva Ancient West & East 2012-03-11)

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HASH(0x9d175fd4) out of 5 stars Suberb Scholarship! Much Needed Information on the Influence of Asia on Greece! Nov. 27 2012
By John E.D.P. Malin - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This book should be better known and read. It is a lucid understanding of the notion of tyranny as it evolved in Asia (ancient Lydia) and impacted Greece. It requires careful reading and thoughtful reflection on a very timely topic in ancient Greek scholarship.

I will leave it to a confrere to write a detailed analysis of its many perceptive observations. The Greeks, and the Greeks living in the Aegean Islands and Crete, that were employed as mercenaries by the Imperial culture of Pharonic civilization from the 18th to 20th Dynasties.