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Classics in progress : essays on ancient Greece and Rome

Author: Timothy Peter Wiseman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : Paperback ed. 2006View all editions and formats

Presents a collection of essays by contemporary classicists, revealing different discoveries, interpretations and ways of exploring the experiences of the ancient world. The chapters range in subject  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Peter Wiseman
ISBN: 0197263232 9780197263235
OCLC Number: 750070163
Notes: Published for the British Academy.
Description: XVI, 451 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contemporary Poetry and Classics ; A Taste for the Classics ; New Texts and Old Theories ; The Use of Images: Visual History and Ancient History ; Ciceronian Correspondence: Making a Book out of Letters ; Discovery, Autopsy and Progress: Diocletian's Jigsaw Puzzles ; The 'Long' Late Antiquity: a Late Twentieth-Century Model ; Recolonising Egypt ; Greek History: a Discipline in Transformation ; Greek Civilisation and Slavery ; Socrates on Trial in the USA ; Roman History and the Ideological Vacuum ; Look Your Last on Lyric: Horace Odes iv.15 ; Another Look at Virgil's Ganymede ; ; Indifference Readings: Plato and the Stoa on Socratic Ethics ; Galen, Christians, Logic ; Rhetoric in Mid-Antiquity
Responsibility: ed. by T. P. Wiseman.


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Anyone who questions whether there remains value in studying ancient Greeks and Romans need only consult almost any page of this volume to find a discipline that, far from dead, is kicking and Read more...

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