Hate Groups Love Ancient Greece and Rome. Scholars Are Pushing Back. by the ever-awesome , featuring the inimitable , , and . #classics #archaeology #roman
Much of the work on catalogs the most widespread — and inaccurate — idea in the #AltRight web: that Greco-Roman culture was white.
Because classical thinkers, writings, and art have been portrayed as the epitome of “civilization” since the Renaissance, hate groups have latched onto the perceived legitimacy of antiquity to make themselves seem more legitimate.
Hate Groups Love Ancient Greece and Rome. Scholars Are Pushing Back.
Hate Groups Love Ancient Greece and Rome. Scholars Are Pushing Back.
Hate Groups Love Ancient Greece and Rome. Scholars Are Pushing Back. White supremacists, misogynists, and anti-Semites see the ancient Mediterranean as a touchstone. Would a better sense of history change their minds?