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By Lorna Hardwick,Christopher Stray

ISBN-10: 1405151676

ISBN-13: 9781405151672

ISBN-10: 1444339222

ISBN-13: 9781444339222

analyzing the great quantity of the way during which the humanities, tradition, and regarded Greece and Rome were transmitted, interpreted, tailored and used, A spouse to Classical Receptions explores the impression of this phenomenon on either historic and later societies.

  • Provides a accomplished advent and evaluation of classical reception - the translation of classical artwork, tradition, and inspiration in later centuries, and the quickest becoming region in classics
  • Brings jointly 34 essays by means of a global team of members keen on old and smooth reception options and practices
  • Combines shut readings of key receptions with wider contextualization and discussion
  • Explores the impression of Greek and Roman tradition around the globe, together with an important new components in Arabic literature, South African drama, the historical past of images, and modern ethics

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