USU 1320: History and Civilization
©Damen, 2013
A Guide To Writing in History and Classics
Home
Index of Chapters
Syllabus
Course Description
 

This tendency is seen most clearly in our tendency to define people by the cities they live in—the Babylonians who are named after their capital Babylon, the Romans and Rome, the Byzantines and Byzantium—even though the majority of the people called by such names did not actually live in those cities.

Return to Chapter 5

Home
Index of Chapters
Syllabus
Course Description