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Episode 29 (S5) - Rob Cain interviews Anna Kouremenos from Quinnipiac University. The primary discussion is on her paper
PΩΜΑΙΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ ≠ ROMAN OCCUPATION: (MIS)PERCEPTIONS OF THE ROMAN PERIOD IN GREECE*
The paper is available on Academia.edu
A line from the paper sums up the direction of her research: "…very little has been written about modern perceptions of this period."
This is a fun and interesting discussion with an outstanding educator.
What do modern Greeks think of the history after Actium?
As a Greek speaker Ms. Kouremenos provides and 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?