Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to Classical Receptions

Editor/Author Hardwick, Lorna and Stray, Christopher
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $359.92
ISBN: 978-1-4051-5167-2
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Available

Examining the profusion of ways in which the arts, culture, and thought of Greece and Rome have been transmitted, interpreted, adapted and used, A Companion to Classical Receptions explores the impact of this phenomenon on both ancient and later societies. - Provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of classical reception - the interpretation of classical art, culture, and thought in later centuries, and the fastest growing area in classics. - Brings together essays by an international group of contributors focused on ancient and modern reception concepts and practices - Combines close readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion - Explores the impact of Greek and Roman culture worldwide, including crucial new areas in Arabic literature, South African drama, the history of photography, and contemporary ethics

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