jueves, 2 de julio de 2020


In the Western culture, Greek thinkers thought that their language, as opposed to those of the Barbarians, was the only language capable of achieving philosophical or epistemological subtleties. And maybe they were right, for even the Romans were forced to acknowledge the expressive superiority of the Greek language, solving this problem by means of the argument that Roman and Greek cultures were one and the same. Such conceptualisation of culture as a unique reality is kept during the centuries to follow, yet in the Christianised version that took place in the Middle Ages, and prevailed through the Renaissance.

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