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Antiquity
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Biases of periodization

1. a) The Protestant humanists accustomed us to a tripartition of history: geographically into old world, new world, and third world; and historically into antiquity, Middle Ages, and modernity.1 This determination also provides a help in practical ordering, espe…

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Auffarth, Christoph, “Antiquity”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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