Johanna Hanink, The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

Published: Jun 19, 2019
Greek debt crisis
Dimitris Plantzos

Review of Johanna Hanink, The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 352 pp.

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Dimitris Plantzos, University of Athens

Dimitris Plantzos is a classical archaeologist, educated at Athens and Lincoln College, Oxford. His research focuses primarily on Greek art, archaeological theory, and modern receptions of classical antiquity. His publications include: Hellenistic Engraved Gems (OUP 1999); the Greek-language textbook Greek Art and Archaeology (Kapon 2011), published in English by Lockwood Press, Atlanta GA (2016); and the edited volumes A Singular Antiquity: Archaeology and Hellenic Identity in 20th-century Greece (Benaki 2008; with D. Damaskos) and A Companion to Greek Art (Wiley-Blackwell 2012; with T.J. Smith). He teaches classical archaeology at the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Athens and is co-director of the Argos Orestikon Excavation (Kastoria).

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