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Adam Schwartz

Adam Schwartz

Associate Professor

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    Primary fields of research

    Greek history, above all the Archaic period. Military matters, hoplite warfare, socio-religious aspects of warfare in ancient Greece, the "Homeric society", oral poetry, early writing in Europe in predominantly oral societies, early literacy.

    Current research

    A comparative study of early literacy in a number of hitherto oral societies with a view to defining the dissemination and the use of early literacy in Greece of the early Archaic period. Also currently working on a complete Danish translation of Thucydides.

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