Barbarians, barbaroi

Andrew Gillett

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The figure of the barbarian was fundamental to classical Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman historiography, from its rise in athens through to Late Antiquity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of ancient history
EditorsRoger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, A. Erskine, Sabine R Huebner
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781444338386
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Greek history
  • Late Antiquity
  • Roman history

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