31 min

ROMANS GO HOME‪!‬ Ancient Rome Refocused

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The primary discussion is on her paper: PΩΜΑΙΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ≠ ROMAN OCCUPATION: (MIS)PERCEPTIONS OF THE ROMAN PERIOD IN GREECE. A line from the paper sums up the direction of her research: "…very little has been written about modern perceptions of this period."This paper is available on Academia.edu.This is a fun and interesting discussion with an outstanding educator. The podcast includes the following topics:* What do modern Greeks think of their history after Actium?* Was it really that bad to live under the Romans?* As a Greek speaker Ms.Kouremenos provides an Ancient Greek and Modern Greek comparison.* Did the Europeans demonize the Romans in 18th Century writings?* Do our modern perspectives color the way we see history itself?

The primary discussion is on her paper: PΩΜΑΙΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ≠ ROMAN OCCUPATION: (MIS)PERCEPTIONS OF THE ROMAN PERIOD IN GREECE. A line from the paper sums up the direction of her research: "…very little has been written about modern perceptions of this period."This paper is available on Academia.edu.This is a fun and interesting discussion with an outstanding educator. The podcast includes the following topics:* What do modern Greeks think of their history after Actium?* Was it really that bad to live under the Romans?* As a Greek speaker Ms.Kouremenos provides an Ancient Greek and Modern Greek comparison.* Did the Europeans demonize the Romans in 18th Century writings?* Do our modern perspectives color the way we see history itself?

31 min

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