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Echoes of two cultures

Author: Arthur M Young
Publisher: [Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book tells how two ancient societies, Greece and Rome, transmitted their ideals and moralities in legends to successive civilizations, faraway in time and place. It shows how the legend of Cyrus the Great and the legend of Lucretia, ever gathering fresh strength and beauty from the ancient way of telling and with the new, echo and re-echo throughout the Western World through varied forms in which continuously  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Young, Arthur M. (Arthur Milton), 1900-
Echoes of two cultures.
[Pittsburgh] : University of Pittsburgh Press c1964
(OCoLC)316043489
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Young, Arthur M. (Arthur Milton), 1900-
Echoes of two cultures.
[Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1964]
(OCoLC)572915041
Named Person: Lucretia; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Lucretia.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Young
OCLC Number: 326819
Description: xiii, 142 pages illustrations 22 cm
Responsibility: [by] Arthur M. Young.

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"This book tells how two ancient societies, Greece and Rome, transmitted their ideals and moralities in legends to successive civilizations, faraway in time and place. It shows how the legend of Cyrus the Great and the legend of Lucretia, ever gathering fresh strength and beauty from the ancient way of telling and with the new, echo and re-echo throughout the Western World through varied forms in which continuously man seeks to discover himself."--Jacket.

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