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Classical culture and the idea of Rome in eighteenth-century England

Author: Philip Ayres
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Richard Boyle of Burlington
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ayres
ISBN: 0521584906 9780521584906
OCLC Number: 35885637
Description: xix, 245 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Oligarchy of virtue. Liberty and the Roman analogy. Civic virtue and the Roman analogy. Literary personae: Pope, Swift, Johnson, Thomson, Fielding, Burke --
Virtue made visible. Sensibility. Sculpture. Political gardens and temples --
Britannia Romana. Romano-British archaeology: pioneers. The Roman Knights and the recruitment of the aristocracy. Architect as archaeologist: Burlington --
Britannia Romana revived. Architecture. Collections. The numinous in landscape and house --
Beyond the mainstream: classical nostalgia and freethinking --
Books on archaeology owned by Burlington: an annotated shelf-list.
Other Titles: Classical culture and the idea of Rome
Responsibility: Philip Ayres.
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