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A "Mediterranean Synthesis": Professor Cyrus H. Gordon's Contributions to the Classics
The Biblical Archaeologist
Vol. 59, No. 1 (Mar., 1996), pp. 22-30
Published by: The American Schools of Oriental Research
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3210532
Page Count: 9
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Cyrus Gordon's most emblematic and enduring intellectual legacy will undoubtedly be his vision of cultural synthesis interweaving the East Mediterranean axis of Syria-Palestine, the delta of Egypt, and Minoan Crete which became the multiplex foundation of Greek and Hebrew civilizations. Recent scholarship on contact between these cultures and, indeed, the work of Rome's greatest poet Vergil, vindicates Gordon's farsighted vision.
The Biblical Archaeologist © 1996 The American Schools of Oriental Research