Race & Ethnicity in the Ancient and Anglo-Saxon Worlds

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2y Jul 11, 2019

What words did the Greeks, Romans, and Anglo-Saxons use to talk about different groups of people? What differences did they think were important? How do those compare to modern conceptions of ethnicity, national identity, or race? We try to give some basic background on this complicated question, starting with the etymology of the vocabulary and addressing some of the ways differences were conceptualized.


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Original Episode: http://www.alliterative.net/podcast/2017/10/13/us-and-them-in-ancient-and-anglo-saxon-world

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Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY9P0QSxlnI

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