Aksumstelen. Et monuments skiftende betydninger

  • Helène Whittaker Department of Culture and Literature, University of Tromsø
Emneord (Nøkkelord): propaganda, archaeological heritage, fascism, Mussolini, Augustus

Sammendrag

This article deals with the various meanings associated with the Aksum stela which was taken from Ethiopia to Rome in 1937 and returned in 2005. It discusses its original meaning as a burial monument, its role in Mussolini’s propaganda, and the new meaning it has acquired after having been returned to Ethiopia and Aksum.

 

Forfatterbiografi

Helène Whittaker, Department of Culture and Literature, University of Tromsø
Helène Whittaker, professor i gresk og latin ved Institutt for kultur og litteratur, Universitetet i Tromsø. Har publikasjoner om gresk forhistorie, Hellas i romertiden og senantikken.
Publisert
2005-07-01
Hvordan referere
Whittaker, Helène. 2005. «Aksumstelen. Et Monuments Skiftende Betydninger». Nordlit 9 (2), 307-26. https://doi.org/10.7557/13.1863.
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