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2019 | 13 | 41-55
Article title

Greco-Roman precedents on Confederate currency

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PL
Grecko-rzymskie pierwowzory środków płatniczych Konfederacji
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Abstracts
EN
This paper examines why and how, during the period of the American Civil War, the Southern Confederacy modelled itself on the ideals of the Greco-Roman world. One of the best ways to exemplify the link between the Old South and the classical antiquity is to analyze the banknotes and coins of the Treasury of the Confederate States of America. Confederate currency demonstrates the significant impact Greece and Rome had on the values, ideals, and society that the Old South founded itself on.
PL
Niniejszy artykuł stara się odpowiedzieć na pytania dlaczego i w jaki sposób w okresie wojny secesyjnej Konfederacja wzorowała się na ideałach świata grecko-rzymskiego. Jednym z najlepszych sposobów zilustrowania połączenia między Południem a antykiem jest analiza banknotów i monet Departamentu Skarbu Skonfederowanych Stanów Ameryki. Środki płatnicze Konfederatów wskazują na znaczący wpływ, jaki Grecja i Rzym wywierały na wartości, ideały i społeczeństwo stanowiące fundament Południa.
Contributors
  • King’s College London
  • Institute of Classical Studies, London
References
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