By Rakefet Sela-Sheffy & Gideon Toury, editors
To talk of “Culture Contacts and the Making of Cultures” is actually to talk about the elemental methods by which cultures are shaped and maintained. there's a seeming contradiction among those agendas of inquiry: whereas “the making of cultures” conjures up the research of focused efforts invested within the production of discrete social entities via marked cultural barriers, “culture contacts” demands the hunt of the fluidity of such entities and the consistent advanced move and trade among them. yet in fact, it's the interaction among the 2 forces that underlie cultural dynamics in no matter what social environment, from (what appear to be) the main rigidly closed and “uncontaminated” ones to those who look super heterogeneous and unsettled. it's the knowing of this multifaceted tradition dynamics because the equipment that makes social worlds going which has been the driver of Itamar Even-Zohar’s life-long scholarly undertaking, to which he has been dedicating his highbrow paintings for over 40 years, in idea in addition to a protracted sequence of case stories. Encompassing wisdom of such a lot of diverse cultures, their languages, histories and daily practices, from medieval Scandinavian and Russian conversing territories, via smooth nationwide Hebrew, Italian or Iberian cultures, to fresh advancements in modern Iceland and Newfoundland, Even-Zohar has amassed vastly various facts, all of which underlie his vast theoretical view of such approaches of socio-cultural formation, switch, consolidation or disintegration. This quantity of papers by means of Even-Zohar’s colleagues is an expression of the range of his paintings. [Rakefet Sela-Sheffy, “Introduction”]
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This text shows quite clearly that Memphis and Peru-nefer were not situated at the same place. This does not, of course, rule out locating Peru-nefer just a little downstream from Memphis, for example at Giza, but the text would also make sense if we locate it on the Delta. At Tell el-Borg, a fortress constructed by Amenophis II at the north-eastern fringes of the Delta, a stela dedicated to Reshep and Astarte has been found (Hoffmeier and Kitchen 2007). It dates, by iconography and find circumstances, to the reign of this king and would prove that he promoted Canaanite gods in this region.
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Culture Contacts and the Making of Cultures: Papers in Homage to Itamar Even-Zohar by Rakefet Sela-Sheffy & Gideon Toury, editors