Les Carthaginois dans la Bibliothèque Historique de Diodore de Sicile

 
This item is provided by the institution :

Repository :
Tekmeria  | ΕΚΤ eJournals
see the original item page
in the repository's web site and access all digital files if the item*
share




2013 (EN)
Les Carthaginois dans la Bibliothèque Historique de Diodore de Sicile (EN)

Pillot, William

The Carthaginians in the Library of Diodorus Siculus are often depicted as hostile barbarians. The author selects, combines and recycles ancient stereotypes about barbarians, like Phoenicians and Persians, in order to create new repulsive clichés of Carthaginians as enemies of all the Greeks, but the historical facts given by Diodorus enable the modern reader to use the Library as a quite reliable historical source even when he sets about the task of contradicting this anti-Carthaginian propaganda. The aim of Diodorus is to give a coherent view of the whole history of Sicily united by Greeks and then by Romans against the Barbarians embodied in the historical times by the Carthaginians. The posterity of these repulsive clichés of Carthaginians is very important until nowadays perceptions of this people even if the traditional pejorative judgement on Diodorus as being a mere compiler may have underestimated it. (EN)

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


Τεκμήρια

English

2013-09-04


Εθνικό Ίδρυμα Ερευνών / National Hellenic Research Foundation (EN)

1791-7573
1106-661X
Τεκμήρια; Vol 11 (2012); 51-71 (EL)
Tekmeria; Vol 11 (2012); 51-71 (EN)
TEKMERIA; Vol 11 (2012); 51-71 (FR)



*Institutions are responsible for keeping their URLs functional (digital file, item page in repository site)