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    • Know Thyself

    • Western Identity from Classical Greece to the Renaissance
    • By: Ingrid Rossellini
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    "Know thyself" - this fundamental imperative appeared for the first time in ancient Greece. For the Greeks, self-knowledge and identity were the basics of their civilization and their sources were to be found in where one was born and into which social group. These determined who you were and what your duties were. In this book the independent scholar Ingrid Rossellini surveys the major ideas that, from Greek and Roman antiquity through the Christian medieval era up to the dawn of modernity in the Renaissance, have guided the Western project of self-knowledge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ideas +major proponents, filtered through the arts

    • By Philo on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $28.00