Using the Aeneid to Negotiate Difference: Identity, Difference and Narratives of Belonging

  • Sanja Ivic Institute for European Studies
Palavras-chave: Eneida;, identidade;, narrativa;, diferença;, nacional;, pós-nacional.;


O objetivo deste texto é assinalar a importância da Eneida de Vergílio para compreender a concetualização e o aparecimento da identidade tanto nacional como pós-nacional A tentativa de Vergílio de criar uma narrativa coerente que represente o fundamento da identidade nacional romana será comparada com a tentativa da Comissão Europeia de criar uma narrativa coerente que represente a base da identidade pan-europeia. Infelizmente, quer a Eneida quer a ideia de uma narrativa da fundação europeia foram mal interpretadas por grupos de extrema direita e anti-imigrantes.


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