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The classical tradition

Author: Anthony Grafton; Glenn W Most; Salvatore Settis
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Series: Harvard University Press reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this volume, some five hundred articles by a wide range of scholars investigate the afterlife of this rich heritage in the fields of literature, philosophy, art, architecture, history, politics, religion, and science. Arranged alphabetically from Academy to Zoology, the essays--designed and written to serve scholars, students, and the general reader alike--show how the Classical tradition has shaped human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Classical dictionaries
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Grafton; Glenn W Most; Salvatore Settis
ISBN: 9780674035720 0674035720
OCLC Number: 318876873
Description: xvii, 1067 pages, 96 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Preface --
List of Articles --
The Classical Tradition --
Contributors.
Series Title: Harvard University Press reference library.
Responsibility: Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis, editors.

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