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This quantity offers with the idea that of 'West' and 'East', as held by means of the traditional Greeks. Cultural trade in Archaic and Classical Greece in the course of the institution of Hellenic colonies round the historical international used to be a major improvement, and continually a two-way technique. to accomplish a formal knowing of it calls for examine from each attitude. All 24 papers during this quantity mix sorts of proof, discussing them from each viewpoint: they're tested not just from the viewpoint of the Greeks yet from that of the locals. The publication provides new info, in addition to re-examining current facts and reinterpreting previous theories. The e-book is richly illustrated.

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I do not know whether his idea is to have large parts of his own Russian book translated and supplement them widi fresh matter composed in English, or to write a Jresh book directly in English. I rather promised to help him over this matter, but I doubt whether I can manage it, as I have not been very well lately, and have great deal on hand, ll is curiously difficult work: I find harder to recast a sentence once expressed than put a thought into words straight away, and that is hard enough too.

Ii went well, although my English misses the mark. But the public was well disposed and indulgent to my "pronan-senshen", 62 In May 1919, at the Council meeting of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores with the participation of representatives from the Departments of Ancient History, Classics and Philosophy, Havcrfield recommended to the Council of the University to invite Prof. Litl. " Havcrfield's recommendation was accepted and RostovtzefT was invited to give six lectures. " The lectures were very successful, although, as was stated in the local press: 1 4 Dr RostovtzefT's first lectures were worthy of the subject, and of die lecturer.

In his article "International academic rapprochement" Rostovt/eff wrote: "The ugly war made us forget about many things and remem- Reeh\ St Petersburg No. 10 (3393). II (24) January 1916, 2 (in Russian). I. KOSTOVT/HI' IN I . N ( i l . "' At the same lime he outlined measures for rapprochement with academic and social circles in England and France, and in doing this, he allotted the leading role to the Russian Academy of Sciences. A lot of what he wrote about in this article, he tried 10 put into ellcci subsequently when he was in England.

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