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The classical tradition

Author: Anthony Grafton; Glenn W Most; Salvatore Settis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2013.
Series: Harvard University Press reference library.
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"Designed for scholars, students, and the general reader, this compilation of essays shows how Classical civilizations have shaped human endeavors from art to government, mathematics to medicine, drama to urban planning, legal theory to popular culture"--Publisher description.
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Classical tradition.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2013
(OCoLC)812067654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Grafton; Glenn W Most; Salvatore Settis
ISBN: 9781782684039 1782684034
OCLC Number: 843086993
Notes: A-Z.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 1067 pages).
Contents: Academy --
Achilles --
Actaeon --
Adam, Robert --
Adonis --
Aeneas --
Aeschylus --
Aesthetics --
Affecti --
Ajax --
Alberti, Leon Battista --
Alcestis --
Alchemy --
Alcuin --
Alexander the Great --
Alexandria --
Alexandrianism --
Al-Fārābī --
Allegory --
Amazons --
Amphitryon --
Anacharsis --
Anacreon and Anacreontics --
Ancients and Moderns --
Annius of Viterbo --
Anthology and Florilegium --
Anthropology --
Antigone --
Antiquarianism --
Aphrodite --
Apollo --
Apollo Belvedere --
Apuleius --
Arachne --
Arcadia --
Archimedes --
Architecture --
Ares --
Argonauts --
Ariadne --
Aristocracy --
Aristophanes --
Aristotle and Aristotelianism --
Armenian Hellenism --
Art History and Criticism --
Asterisk --
Astérix --
Astrology --
Astronomy --
Atheism --
Athens --
Atlantis --
Atlas --
Atoms and Atomism --
Atrium --
Atticism --
Augustine --
Augustus --
Automata --
Averroës --
Avicenna --
Baalbek --
Bacchanalia and Saturnalia --
Baghdad Aristotelians --
Barbarians --
Barberini Faun --
Basilisk --
Baths --
Bellori, Giovan Pietro --
Belvedere Torso --
Bentley, Richard --
Bessarion of Nicaea --
Biography --
Boccaccio, Giovanni --
Böckh, August --
Boethius --
Book, Manuscript: Development and Transmission --
Book, Manuscript: Production --
Book, Printed --
Botany --
Bronze --
Brutus --
Budé, Guillaume --
Burckhardt, Jacob --
Burlesque --
Byzantium --
Caesar as Political Title --
Caesar, Julius --
Caesars, Twelve --
Calendars, Chronicles, Chronology --
Cameos and Gems --
Carpe diem --
Cartography --
Caryatid --
Casaubon, Isaac --
Cassandra --
Castor and Pollux --
Catacombs --
Catharsis --
Cato the Younger --
Catullus --
Cavafy, C. P. --
Censorship --
Centaur --
Cento --
Chaos --
Chartres --
Chaucer, Geoffrey --
Chrēsis --
Christine de Pizan --
Cicero and Ciceronianism --
Cinema --
Circe --
Cities, Praise of --
City Planning --
Classical --
Classical Orders --
Cleopatra --
Coins and Medals --
Collecting --
Colony --
Color --
Colosseum --
Comedy and the Comic --
Comic Books --
Commentary --
Concord, Philosophical --
Consolation --
Constantine --
Constantinople --
Constitution, Mixed --
Corneille, Pierre --
Cosmology --
Cupid --
Cyclops --
Cynicism --
Dacier, Anne --
Danaë --
Dance --
Dante, Alighieri --
Daphnis --
David, Jacques-Louis --
de Montaigne, Michel --
Decline --
Delphin Classics --
Demeter and Persephone --
Demiurge --
Democracy --
Demon --
Demosthenes --
Despotism, Oriental --
Deus ex Machina --
Devil --
Dialectic --
Dialogue --
Dictatorship --
Dido --
Diels, Hermann --
Dilettanti, Society of --
Diogenes, Laertius --
Dionysus --
Diophantus --
Dioscorides --
Diotima --
Divination --
Domus Aurea --
Donation of Constantine --
Donatus --
Doxography --
Dramatic Unities --
Dream Interpretation --
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori --
East and West --
Ecphrasis --
Education --
Egypt --
Electra --
Elegy --
Elgin Marbles --
Emblem --
Empedocles --
Empire --
Endymion --
Epic --
Epictetus --
Epicurus and Epicureanism --
Epigram --
Epigraphy --
Epistolography --
Erasmus, Desiderius --
Eros --
Estienne, Henri II (Henricus Stephanus) --
Ethics --
Ethnography --
Etruscans --
Etymology --
Euclid --
Euripides --
Europe --
Eustathius --
Fascism --
Fashion --
Fathers, Church --
Faun --
Ficino, Marsilio --
Fin de Siècle Art --
Florilegium --
Forgery --
Forma Urbis Romae --
Fortune --
Forum --
Founding Fathers, American --
Fragments --
Fraternities and Sororities --
Freud, Sigmund --
Galatea --
Galen --
Galileo Galilei --
Gandhara --
Ganymede --
Gellius, Aulus --
Gems --
Genius --
Genre --
Geography --
Gesture and Dance --
Giants --
Gibbon, Edward --
Glass --
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von --
Grammar --
Grand Tour --
Greek, Ancient --
Greek Anthology --
Greek, Modern --
Greek, Modern Uses of Ancient --
Greek Revival --
Grotto --
Guidebooks to Ancient Rome --
Gymnasium --
Gynecology --
Hadrian's Villa --
Hagia Sophia --
Hannibal --
Harmony of the Spheres --
Heidegger, Martin --
Helen of Troy --
Hellenes --
Hellenistic Age --
Heraclitus --
Herculaneum --
Hercules --
Herm --
Hermaphroditus --
Hermes Trismegistus and Hermeticism --
Hero --
Hero and Leander --
Herodotus --
Hesiod --
Heyne, Christian Gottlob --
Hieroglyphs --
Hippocrates --
Hippocratic Oath --
Historicism --
Historiography --
History Painting --
Homer --
Homosexuality --
Horace --
Households and Householding --
Humanism --
Humors --
Hunayn ibn-Ishāq --
Hydra --
Hypnerotomachia Poliphili --
Iconoclasm --
Imitation and Mimesis --
Immortality of the Soul --
India --
Inscriptions, Greek and Latin --
Interpretatio Christiana --
Iphigenia --
Iranian Hellenism --
Irony --
Isagoge --
Isidore of Seville --
Islam --
Janus --
Jesuits --
Judaism --
Julian --
Juvenal --
Knossos --
Korais, Adamantios --
Labyrinth --
Lachmann, Karl --
Laocoön --
Latin and the Professions --
Latin Language --
Law, Roman --
Leda --
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim --
Letters and Epistolography --
Liberal Arts --
Liberty --
Libraries --
Ligorio, Pirro --
Livy --
Locus Amoenus --
Lodging --
Loeb Classical Library --
Logic --
Lucan --
Lucian --
Lucretius --
Lyceum --
Lyric Poetry --
Macaulay, Thomas Babington --
Machiavelli, Niccolò --
Macrobius --
Maecenas --
Maenads --
Magic --
Magna Graecia --
Maison Carrée --
Mars --
Marsyas --
Martial --
Martianus Capella --
Marxism --
Masada --
Matriarchy --
Mausoleum --
Maxims --
Medals --
Medea --
Medicine --
Melancholy --
Melanchthon, Philipp --
Menander --
Mercuriale, Girolamo --
Metaphrasis --
Metaphysics --
Meteorology --
Michelangelo --
Midas --
Milton, John --
Mime and Pantomime --
Mimesis --
Mirabilia Urbis --
Mithras --
Mnemonics --
Modernism in Art --
Mommsen, Theodor --
Monsters --
Mosaic --
Moschopoulos, Manuel --
Muses --
Museum --
Music --
Musical Instruments --
Mycenae --
Mystery Religions --
Mythology --
Names --
Narcissus --
Natural History --
Neoclassicism --
Neo-Latin --
Neoplatonism --
Neptune --
Nero --
Nicetas Codex --
Niebuhr, Barthold Georg --
Nietzsche, Friedrich --
Notitia Dignitatum --
Novel --
Nudity --
Numbers, Numerals, Notation --
Numismatics --
Obelisk --
Ode --
Odysseus --
Oedipus --
Olympia --
Olympic Games --
Olympus --
Opera --
Optics --
Oracles --
Ornament --
Orpheus --
Ovid --
Paestum --
Paganism --
Palace --
Palimpsest --
Palladio, Andrea --
Palmyra --
Pan --
Pandora --
Panegyric --
Pantheon --
Pantomime --
Paper Museum --
Papyrology --
Parasite --
Parmenides --
Parnassus --
Parody and Burlesque --
Parthenon --
Pasquino --
Pastoral --
Pausanias --
Pederasty --
Pegasus --
Penelope --
Pergamon --
Persephone --
Persia --
Petrarch --
Petronius --
Phaedra --
Phaethon --
Pharmacology --
Philhellenism --
Philo --
Philosophy --
Photius --
Physiognomy --
Physiologus --
Picasso, Pablo --
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni --
Pindar --
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista --
Plague --
Planudes, Maximus --
Plaster Casts --
Plato and Platonism --
Plautus --
Pléiade --
Pliny the Elder --
Pliny the Younger --
Plutarch --
Poetics --
Political Theory --
Poliziano, Angelo --
Pompeii --
Pope, Alexander --
Popular Culture --
Pornography --
Porphyry --
Portico --
Portraits, Reception of Ancient --
Poseidon --
Praeneste --
Presocratics --
Professionalization of Classics --
Progress and Decline --
Prometheus --
Pronunciation of Greek and Latin --
Propertius --
Prosody --
Psellus, Michael --
Ptolemy --
Purple --
Pygmalion --
Pyramid --
Pyramus and Thisbe --
Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism --
Rabelais, François --
Racine, Jean Baptiste --
Raphael --
Ravenna --
Renaissance --
Replicas --
Republicanism --
Revolution, French --
Rhetoric --
Rhōmaioi --
Roads, Roman --
Roman Monuments, Reuse of --
Romance, Medieval --
Romanticism --
Rome --
Ronsard, Pierre de --
Roswitha --
Rubens --
Ruins --
Sacrifice in the Arts --
Sallust --
Sappho --
Sarcophagi --
Satire --
Saturnalia --
Scaliger, Joseph Justus --
Scaliger, Julius Caesar --
Schinkel, Karl Friedrich --
Schlegel, Friedrich --
Sculpture --
Seneca the Elder --
Seneca the Younger --
Seven Sages of Rome --
Seven Wonders of the World --
Sewers --
Sexuality --
Shakespeare --
Sibyls --
Sicily --
Sirens --
Sisyphus --
Skepticism --
Slavery --
Soane, John --
Socrates --
Sophocles --
Sororities --
Sparta --
Spartacus --
Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae --
Split --
Spolia --
Sports --
Squaring the Circle --
Stadium --
Statius --
Stephanus, Henricus --
Stoicism --
Suda --
Suetonius --
Suicide --
Symposium --
Syriac Hellenism --
Tacitus and Tacitism --
Tantalus --
Television --
Temperament --
Temple --
Terence --
Teubner --
Theater Architecture --
Thermopylae --
Thomas, Magister --
Thucydides --
Thyestes --
Toga --
Topos --
Tourism and Travel --
Tragedy and the Tragic --
Translatio Imperii --
Translation --
Travel --
Triclinius, Demetrius --
Triumphal Arch --
Triumphal Bridge --
Troilus --
Tzetzes, John --
Ulysses --
Ut pictura poesis --
Valla, Lorenzo --
Vegetarianism --
Venice --
Venus --
Venus de Milo --
Veterinary Medicine --
Vico, Giambattista --
Virgil --
Vitruvius and the Classical Orders --
Volcanoes --
von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich --
War, Just --
Warburg, Aby --
Warfare --
Water Supply --
West --
Widow of Ephesus --
Winckelmann, Johann Joachim --
Wolf, Friedrich August --
Wonders --
Writing --
Xanthippe --
Xenophon --
Zeno's Paradoxes --
Zoology.
Series Title: Harvard University Press reference library.
Responsibility: Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most, Salvatore Settis, editors.

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"Designed for scholars, students, and the general reader, this compilation of essays shows how Classical civilizations have shaped human endeavors from art to government, mathematics to medicine, drama to urban planning, legal theory to popular culture"--Publisher description.

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