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Barrow, Rosemary

The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective.

  • Features a unique combination of chronological range, cultural scope, coherent argument, and unified analysis
  • Written in a lively, engaging, and elegant manner
  • Presents an innovative overview of the afterlife of antiquity
  • Crosses disciplinary boundaries to make new sense of a rich variety of material, rarely brought together
  • Fully illustrated with a mix of color and black & white images

Keywords: Reception of Ancient Greece; Reception of Ancient Rome; Greco-Roman, Latin; Ancient Greek; ancient translation; hermeneutics; ancient culture; foundation of Western culture; Greek Art; Roman Art; influences of Western culture; reference; scholarship; ancient philosophy; ancient politics, Ancient & Classical Literature, Art History & Criticism, Ancient & Classical Literature, Art History & Criticism

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
536 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118610480
Printed ISBN
9781405155496

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