Category Archives: (09) Ethnic groups or peoples

Barbarian wisdom: Various authors and Clement of Alexandria (second century CE)

Eastern and northern peoples: Bardaisan of Edessa and Philippos’ Book of the Laws of Countries (second-third centuries CE)

Ethnic diversity in Egypt: Inscriptional and papyrological evidence

Getians, Dacians, and Scythians: Strabo (early first century CE)

Judeans, Syrians, Indians, and others: Porphyry of Tyre on abstinence from meat (third century CE)

Kretans, Spartans, Carthaginians, and Romans: Polybios on superior and inferior societal organization (second century BCE)