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Stasis
Avenues to Ancient Civil War
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Author Carsten Hjort Lange

The words and concepts we use to describe a particular war speak volumes about who we are as individuals and as a community, and where we stand in an unfolding conflict. Concepts have always been used to occupy the moral high ground. Rebellion, for example, is used to delegitimise those who rebel.

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Welcome to Stasis – Avenues to Ancient Civil War , an academic blog on polarization, internal conflict, and reconciliation in antiquity. Internal conflict has shaped the course of civilizations, and studying this multifaceted phenomenon offers invaluable insight into the cohesive forces and disintegrative potentials of human culture.