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By Arnaldo Momigliano

During this vintage examine of cultural war of words Professor Momigliano examines the Greeks' angle towards the modern civilizations of the Romans, Celts, Jews, and Persians. interpreting cultural and highbrow interplay from the fourth in the course of the first centuries B.C., Momigliano argues that during the Hellenistic interval the Greeks, Romans, and Jews loved an particular precise dating that assured their lasting dominance of Western civilization.

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